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American history from a global perspective : an interpretation

Author: David J Russo
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author considers geographic, economic, social, and cultural aspects of the American past from both larger (the "Anglo-world", the West) and smaller (regional and local) perspectives to reduce  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
History
Estudios transculturales
Études transculturelles
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Russo, David J.
American history from a global perspective.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2000
(OCoLC)606289448
Online version:
Russo, David J.
American history from a global perspective.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2000
(OCoLC)607852202
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David J Russo
ISBN: 0275968960 9780275968960
OCLC Number: 42753085
Description: xviii, 433 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: The Americans --
The Native Tribes --
The English Colonists --
The Black African Slaves --
The Other Americans --
Multiethnic, Multiracial Americans --
The American Polity --
Colonial Politics --
The Revolution --
The Constitution --
Republicanism --
Federalism --
Constitutional Interpretation --
Philosophical Positions --
Governmental Structures --
The Party System --
Governmental Functions --
Domestic Policy --
Foreign Policy --
An American Geography and Economy --
The Environment --
Territory --
Occupation --
Settlement --
Transportation/Communication --
General Economic Developments --
Agricultural and Extractive Activity --
Commercial and Industrial Activity --
Public and Private Sectors --
American Society --
Social Structure --
The Family --
Population Growth --
Social Behavior --
Social Reform --
American Culture --
Religion --
Education --
Thought/Science/Medicine --
Art/Entertainment --
Leisure/Recreation --
American Communities and Identities --
The Changing Nature of Community --
Rural Areas and Small Local Communities --
Cities --
Colonies and States --
Regions --
Subnational Forms of Identity --
Nationalism.
Responsibility: David J. Russo ; Jon L. Wakelyn, advisory editor.

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