Amer & The World
Culture, Commerce, Conflict
Demonstrates that America has actually been at the advanced stage of globalization. This title explores America's evolving connections with Europe, Africa, and Asia in the three areas that historically have been indicators of global interaction: trade and industry, diplomacy and war, and the soft power of ideas and culture.
Lawrence A. Peskin is an associate professor of history at Morgan State University and author of Manufacturing Revolution: The Intellectual Origins of Early American History and Captives and Countrymen: Barbary Slavery and the American Public, 1785-1816, both also published by Johns Hopkins. Edmund F. Wehrle is an associate professor of history at Eastern Illinois University and author of Between a River and a Mountain: The AFL-CIO and the Vietnam War.
This book would be an excellent addition to an undergraduate curriculum. Hopefully, it will be generally adopted into classrooms as part of an international education. -- Malcom D. Magee History: Reviews of New Books 2013