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The United States in world history

Author: Edward J Davies, II
Publisher: New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2006.
Series: Themes in world history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
In this short, 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. Focusing particularly on those currents within U.S. history that have influenced the rest of the world, Davies examines key themes including industrialization, the rise of international  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward J Davies, II
ISBN: 041527530X 9780415275309 0415275296 9780415275293 020308621X 9780203086216
OCLC Number: 62697084
Description: x, 174 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The pan-British world in the eighteenth century --
The pan-British world in the age of revolution --
Industrialization and the remaking of the world, 1750-1900 --
The global rise of corporations --
Raw materials and sustaining the global economy --
The United States and Atlantic migration --
The United States and Latin America --
The United States and the Pacific --
The United States and the world, 1945-2005.
Series Title: Themes in world history.
Responsibility: Edward J. Davies, II.
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Presents an introductory survey of the history of the United States, from 1790. Part of the "Themes in World History" series, this book reveals how concepts that originated in American's definition  Read more...


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"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 Read more...

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