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America and the Americas : the United States in the Western Hemisphere

Author: Lester D Langley
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2010.
Series: United States and the Americas.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Covers the long period from the colonial era into the twenty-first century, providing an interpretive introduction to the history of US relations with Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada. This  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lester D Langley
ISBN: 9780820328881 082032888X 9780820328898 0820328898
OCLC Number: 429816956
Description: xxiv, 349 pages : map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction to the second edition --
Prelude : the birth of the second America --
The revolutionary age --
Manifest destiny --
The imperial design --
Pax americana --
A hemisphere at war --
The Cold War --
Years of uncertainty --
The defiant hemisphere --
Epilogue.
Series Title: United States and the Americas.
Responsibility: Lester D. Langley.
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