The United States in World History

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Juni 2006



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.


1. Introduction 2. The PanBritish World in the Eighteenth Century 3. The PanBritish World in the Age of Revolution 4. Revolutions Throughout the Atlantic World 5. Industrialization and the Remaking of the World 6. The Rise of Corporations and the World 7. Raw Materials and Sustaining the World Economy 8. The United States, Migration and the World 9. The United States and the World, Latin America 10. The United States and the World, The Pacific and Asia 11. Conclusion. Index


Edward J. Davies, II is an Associate Professor at the University of Utah. He has recently served on the Advisory Board for National Geographic's world history publication focusing on North America. He has also served on the Executive Committee for the World History Association.


"In skillful fashion, Davies briefly examines the British North American colonies within the mercantile system, then discusses migratory patterns that altered the ethnic and racial makeup of those colonies, as well as the social world of the gentry and poorer colonists." R.C. Cottrell, California State University, in CHOICE Reviews 2007
EAN: 9780415275309
ISBN: 041527530X
Untertitel: 'Themes in World History'. 5 black & white tables. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2006
Seitenanzahl: 192 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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