Those United States: v. 2

Those United States: v. 2 : International Perspectives on American History

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Organized chronologically, the book's nontraditional approach presents American history in an international context, from the viewpoints of international (as well as American) writers. The text includes the voices of people who lived during the time periods covered, as well as the work of some present-day international scholars.
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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 162.1 x 233.7 x 13mm | 457.84g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0155082590
  • 9780155082595

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1. Business, Industry, and Labor. Werner Sombart, America Is Capitalism's Land of Promise. Jose Enrique Rodoa, For Americans, Well-Being Is an End in Itself. Wu Tingfang, The American Genius for Organization. International Press Reactions to Haymarket and Homestead. William T. Stead, The Cry of The Unemployed. Thinking Things Through. 2. Immigrants, Cities, and Politics. Paul de Rousiers, America Would Not Be America Without Immigration. HoYow, Chinese Exclusion Is a Policy Founded in Ignorance. Maxim Gorky, The City of Mammon. Max Weber, Politics as a Vocation. William T. Stead, Whiskey and Politics. Thinking Things Through. 3. Adventures in a Wider World. Edward Dicey, The New American Imperialism. Paul H. B. D'Estournelles de Constant, America and the Panama Canal. Manuel de Oliveira Lima, A Brazilian Views the Monroe Doctrine. Francisco Bulnes, Villa's Raid on New Mexico as Seen by a Mexican Conservative. Inazo Nitobe.., A Japanese View of the United States in Asia. Thinking Things Through. 4. Unwanted War and Incomplete Peace. Hugo Munsterberg, All Europe Is America's Mother Country. Jan Christian Smuts, America Is the Greatest of the Free Peoples. John Maynard Keynes, Woodrow Wilson as Don Quixote. Kurt L. Spillman, American and European Visions of Peace. International Press Reaction to the Defeat of the Treaty and the League. Thinking Things Through. 5. "Minding" America's Business. S. Sheba, Japan and America Are Very Close Neighbors. Hilaire Belloc, The "Jewish Problem" in America and Europe. John Alfred Spender, The American Achievement. Richard Muller Freienfels, The Americanization of the Soul. Georges Duhamel, The Cathedral of Commerce. Thinking Things Through. 6. Depression and the New Deal. Mary Agnes Hamilton, The Shock of Depression in America. Carlos G. Davila, "Rugged Individualism" and the New Deal. Maurizio Vaudagna, Mussolini Appraises the New Deal. Deng Shusheng, A Chinese Communist Looks at the New Deal. Thinking Things Through. 7. The Era of World War II. John Langdon- Davies, American Close Up. Three World Press Reports on Pearl Harbor. Hiroyuki Agawa, Japanese Views of Pearl Harbor. Urs Schwarz, The United States' Peculiar Conduct of War. Asada Sadao, Japanese vs. American Perceptions of the A-Bomb. Thinking Things Through. 8. Postwar America. D. W. Ellwood, The Marshall Plan and American Affluence. M. C. Chagla, An Indian Diplomat Speaks. Daniel Cosio Villegas, The United States: Colossus and Croessus. Tom Mboya, Africa and Afro-America. Jean Francois Revel, The New American Revolution. Thinking Things Through. 9. Hot Spots in a Cold War. Saville R. Davis, Patterns and Problems in U.S. Foreign Policy. U Thant, A Burmese View of the World. Francis L. K. Hsu, The American Dilemma. S. Onsky, A Russian View of U.S.-Latin American Relations. Daniel Cosio Villegas, Russia, The United States, and Latin America. Thinking Things Through. 10. Confronting the World's Only Superpower. Sergio Fabbrini, The United States in the Post-Cold War Era. Petra Kelly, Women, Peace and the Environment Angelika V. Wahl, Equal Employment Opportunities for Women. Victor Smart and Jonathan Miller, Lost in Cyberspace. Rob Kroes, Rap Music and American Street Culture. Ray Moseley, The Clinton-Lewinsky Affair. Thinking Things Through.
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1. Business, Industry, and Labor. Werner Sombart, America Is Capitalism's Land of Promise. Jose Enrique Rodoa, For Americans, Well-Being Is an End in Itself. Wu Tingfang, The American Genius for Organization. International Press Reactions to Haymarket and Homestead. William T. Stead, The Cry of The Unemployed. Thinking Things Through. 2. Immigrants, Cities, and Politics. Paul de Rousiers, America Would Not Be America Without Immigration. HoYow, Chinese Exclusion Is a Policy Founded in Ignorance. Maxim Gorky, The City of Mammon. Max Weber, Politics as a Vocation. William T. Stead, Whiskey and Politics. Thinking Things Through. 3. Adventures in a Wider World. Edward Dicey, The New American Imperialism. Paul H. B. D'Estournelles de Constant, America and the Panama Canal. Manuel de Oliveira Lima, A Brazilian Views the Monroe Doctrine. Francisco Bulnes, Villa's Raid on New Mexico as Seen by a Mexican Conservative. Inazo Nitobe.., A Japanese View of the United States in Asia. Thinking Things Through. 4. Unwanted War and Incomplete Peace. Hugo Munsterberg, All Europe Is America's Mother Country. Jan Christian Smuts, America Is the Greatest of the Free Peoples. John Maynard Keynes, Woodrow Wilson as Don Quixote. Kurt L. Spillman, American and European Visions of Peace. International Press Reaction to the Defeat of the Treaty and the League. Thinking Things Through. 5. "Minding" America's Business. S. Sheba, Japan and America Are Very Close Neighbors. Hilaire Belloc, The "Jewish Problem" in America and Europe. John Alfred Spender, The American Achievement. Richard Muller Freienfels, The Americanization of the Soul. Georges Duhamel, The Cathedral of Commerce. Thinking Things Through. 6. Depression and the New Deal. Mary Agnes Hamilton, The Shock of Depression in America. Carlos G. Davila, "Rugged Individualism" and the New Deal. Maurizio Vaudagna, Mussolini Appraises the New Deal. Deng Shusheng, A Chinese Communist Looks at the New Deal. Thinking Things Through. 7. The Era of World War II. John Langdon- Davies, American Close Up. Three World Press Reports on Pearl Harbor. Hiroyuki Agawa, Japanese Views of Pearl Harbor. Urs Schwarz, The United States' Peculiar Conduct of War. Asada Sadao, Japanese vs. American Perceptions of the A-Bomb. Thinking Things Through. 8. Postwar America. D. W. Ellwood, The Marshall Plan and American Affluence. M. C. Chagla, An Indian Diplomat Speaks. Daniel Cosio Villegas, The United States: Colossus and Croessus. Tom Mboya, Africa and Afro-America. Jean Francois Revel, The New American Revolution. Thinking Things Through. 9. Hot Spots in a Cold War. Saville R. Davis, Patterns and Problems in U.S. Foreign Policy. U Thant, A Burmese View of the World. Francis L. K. Hsu, The American Dilemma. S. Onsky, A Russian View of U.S.-Latin American Relations. Daniel Cosio Villegas, Russia, The United States, and Latin America. Thinking Things Through. 10. Confronting the World's Only Superpower. Sergio Fabbrini, The United States in the Post-Cold War Era. Petra Kelly, Women, Peace and the Environment Angelika V. Wahl, Equal Employment Opportunities for Women. Victor Smart and Jonathan Miller, Lost in Cyberspace. Rob Kroes, Rap Music and American Street Culture. Ray Moseley, The Clinton-Lewinsky Affair. Thinking Things Through.
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