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America in the World: United States History in Global Context


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Januar 2007

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Examines how larger global processes have had a role in each stage of American development, how this country's experiences were shared by people elsewhere, and how America's growing influence ultimately changed the world.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Note from the Series EditorsPreface/AcknowledgmentsIntroduction: American History as if the World Mattered (and Vice Versa) American History in Global PerspectiveWorld History with America IncludedThe Debate over American Exceptionalism Beyond Exceptionalism: Settler Societies, Global Economic Systems, and Geopolitics
Chapter 1: The New World Frontier in North AmericaWorlds Collide: Native American and European Societies in the Age of ExplorationComparative Perspectives on British ColonialismEcological Imperialism and the Post-Columbian Exchange
Chapter 2: The British Colonies in the Atlantic WorldThe Atlantic System, the Slave Trade, and Colonial SocietyThe Great Frontier and the Great Divergence: America's Impact on EuropeThe "Shot Heard 'Round the (Atlantic) World": The American Revolution
Chapter 3: Making A NationThe United States as a New NationNational Survival on Europe's PeripheryFrontier Expansion in Global ContextComparative Views of Slavery, Civil War, and Emancipation
Chapter 4: Industrializing the NationThe American Industrial RevolutionA Nation of Immigrants in a World of MigrantsThe Debate over Socialism in the United StatesThe Rise of the Welfare State
Chapter 5: The Course of American Empire The Course of American EmpireAmerica's Overseas Empire in Comparative PerspectiveToward an American Century: World Wars and Global Engagement
Chapter 6: Challenges of Empire The Cold War as Global RivalryPostwar American Trends in Global SettingGlobalization and American Empire

EAN: 9780072541151
ISBN: 0072541156
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: MCGRAW HILL BOOK CO
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2007
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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