Spreading the American Dream: American Economic and Cultural Expansion, 1890-1945

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Macmillan, Feb 1, 1982 - History - 258 pages
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In examining the economic and cultural trs that expressed America's expansionist impulse during the first half of the twentieth century, Emily S. Rosenberg shows how U.S. foreign relations evolved from a largely private system to an increasingly public one and how, soon, the American dream became global.
  

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This is a groundbreaking work about how the United States tried to establish itself on the international system from the late 19th to the mid 20th century. Rosenberg argues that although the United ... Read full review

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Great book, filled with numbers and facts about how America worked to ensure its cultural hegemony in early and middle twentieth century, and to what purposes. Goes well with Tragedy of American Diplomacy. Read full review

Contents

The American Dream
3
18901912
14
18901912
38
Four World War I and the Triumph of
63
19121932
87
The 1920s
108
The 1920s
122
Eight The Cooperative State of the 1920s
138
19321945
161
19391945
202
Eleven Spreading the Dream?
229
Bibliographical Essay
235
Index
251
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Emily Rosenberg is professor of history at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and, with her husband, Norman L. Rosenberg, co-author of In Our Times: American Since World War II.

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