The United States in World History
Routledge, 27. sep. 2006 - 192 síđur
In this concise, accessible introductory survey of the history of the United States from 1790 to the present day, Edward J. Davies examines key themes in the evolution of America from colonial rule to international supremacy.
Focusing particularly on those currents within US history that have influenced the rest of the world, the book is neatly divided into three parts which examine the Atlantic world, 1700–1800, the US and the industrial world, and the emergence of America as a global power. The United States in World History explores such key issues as:
Part of our successful Themes in World History series, The United States in World History presents a new way of examining the United States, and reveals how concepts that originated in America's definition of itself as a nation – concepts such as capitalism, republicanism and race – have had supranational impact across the world.
... expansion of U.S. consumer and cultural industries from the early twentieth century the Cold War and its implications for United States economic and political power throughout the globe. This concise and readable text places the history ...
... expanded as the century came to close. United States corporations, including services companies such as McDonald's, appeared in every major region of the world. United States popular culture moved quickly through mass marketing ...
... expanded so did London, where 25 percent of its large and evergrowing population engaged in some aspect of maritime ... expanding markets in North America and across the Atlantic where colonial merchants conducted so much of their ...
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