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America and the World Culture, Commerce, Conflict

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ISBN-10: 1421402963

ISBN-13: 9781421402963

Edition: 2012

Authors: Lawrence A. Peskin, Edmund F. Wehrle

List price: $33.00
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While the twenty-first century may well be the age of globalization, this book demonstrates that America has actually been at the cutting edge of globalization since Columbus landed here five centuries ago. Lawrence A. Peskin and Edmund F. Wehrle explore America's evolving connections with Europe, Africa, and Asia in the three areas that historically have been the indicators of global interaction: trade and industry, diplomacy and war, and the "soft" power of ideas and culture. Framed in four chronological eras that mark phases in the long history of globalization, this book considers the impact of international events and trends on the American story as well as the influence America has…    
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Book details

List price: $33.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 12/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Lawrence A. Peskin is an associate professor of history at Morgan State University.