America in the World: United States History in Global Context

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-01-09
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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This text examines how larger global processes have had a role in each stage of American development, how this country's experiences were shared by people elsewhere, and how America's growing influence ultimately changed the world. By examining American history through a global lens, Carl Guarneri creates a framework that situates specific American events within the larger realm of world history.

Table of Contents

Note from the Series Editors Preface
Introduction: American History as if the World Mattered (and Vice Versa)
American History in Global Perspective
World History with America Included
The Debate over American Exceptionalism
Beyond Exceptionalism: Settler Societies, Global Economic Systems, and Geopolitics
The New World Frontier in North America
Worlds Collide: Native American and European
Societies in the Age of Exploration
Comparative Perspectives on British
Colonialism Ecological Imperialism and the Post-Columbian Exchange
The British Colonies in the Atlantic World
The Atlantic System, the Slave Trade, and Colonial Society
The Great Frontier and the Great Divergence: America's Impact on Europe
The 'Shot Heard ‘Round the (Atlantic) World': The American Revolution
Making A Nation The United States as a New Nation
National Survival on Europe's Periphery
Frontier Expansion in Global
Context Comparative
Views of Slavery, Civil War, and Emancipation
Industrializing the Nation
The American Industrial Revolution
A Nation of Immigrants in a World of Migrants
The Debate over Socialism in the United States
The Rise of the Welfare State
The Course of American Empire
The Course of American Empire
America's Overseas Empire in Comparative
Perspective Toward an American Century: World Wars and Global Engagement
Challenges of Empire The Cold War as Global Rivalry
Postwar American Trends in Global
Setting Globalization and American Empire
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