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The cousins' wars : religion, politics, and the triumph of Anglo-America

Author: Kevin Phillips
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Basic Books, ©1999.
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The question at the heart of The Cousins' Wars is this: How did Anglo-America evolve over a mere three hundred years from a small Tudor kingdom into a global community with such a cultural and linguistic hegemonic grip on the world today, while the other European powers - from Spain to Germany - did not. The answer to this, according to Phillips, can be found in a close examination of the English-speaking people's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Phillips, Kevin, 1940-
Cousins' wars.
New York, N.Y. : Basic Books, c1999
(OCoLC)607140204
Online version:
Phillips, Kevin, 1940-
Cousins' wars.
New York, N.Y. : Basic Books, c1999
(OCoLC)609951101
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Phillips
ISBN: 0465013694 9780465013692 0465013708 9780465013708
OCLC Number: 40255958
Description: xxviii, 707 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Beginnings of Anglo-America and the setting of the first cousins' war --
ch. 1. Protestant background of Anglo-American expansion and the cousins' wars --
pt. 2. Early cousins' wars --
ch. 2. Anglo-Amnerica's first civil wars: the British setting, 1630-1763 --
ch. 3. America, 1763-1775: the inheritance of revolutionary conflict --
ch. 4. British empire and civil war in the Western Hemisphere, 1775-1783 --
ch. 5. Making of a revolution: patriots, loyalists, and neutrals --
ch. 6. Support for the American Revolution within the British Isles --
ch. 7. Trauma and triumph: Saratoga and the revitalization of the British Empire --
pt. 3. Final cousins' war --
ch. 8. Sectionalism, slavery, and religion: the continuity of the second and third cousins' wars --
ch. 9. Final cousins' fight: causes and origins of the American Civil War --
ch. 10. U.S. Civil War: loyalties, alignments, and partisanships, 1861-1865 --
ch. 11. U.S. Civil War and the framework of Anglo-America --
pt. 4. Triumph of Anglo-America: war, population, and English language hegemony --
ch. 12. Cousins' wars and the shaping of Anglo-American politics --
ch. 13. Demographic imperialism: the second architecture of Anglo-American hegemony --
ch. 14. English language: words as weaponry?
Responsibility: Kevin Phillips.
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