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The Empire Trap: The Rise and Fall of U.S. Intervention to Protect American Property Overseas, 1893-2013

Noel Maurer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155821
eISBN:
9781400846603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155821.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Throughout the twentieth century, the U.S. government willingly deployed power, hard and soft, to protect American investments all around the globe. Why did the United States get into the business of ... More


American Big Business in Britain and Germany: A Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century

Volker R. Berghahn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161099
eISBN:
9781400850297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161099.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

While America's relationship with Britain has often been deemed unique, especially during the two world wars when Germany was a common enemy, the American business sector actually had a greater ... More


Empire and Revolution: The Americans in Mexico since the Civil War

John Mason Hart

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223240
eISBN:
9780520939295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223240.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The deep relationship between the United States and Mexico has had repercussions felt around the world. This chronicle of the economic and social connections between the two nations opens a new ... More


Conversion: America Embraces Investor–State Arbitration

Taylor St John

in The Rise of Investor-State Arbitration: Politics, Law, and Unintended Consequences

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198789918
eISBN:
9780191831553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789918.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the purposes that American officials ascribe to investor–state arbitration in their investment treaties, using internal documents from all pre-NAFTA American investment treaty ... More


The Great Thaw, 1921–1939

Robert Bothwell

in Your Country, My Country: A Unified History of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780195448801
eISBN:
9780190279660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195448801.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

Canada and the United States between the world wars resembled each other closely. They shared (except for the French Canadians) an English-speaking and Protestant identity; the assumptions north and ... More


Wealthy Entrepreneurs and the Urban Economy: Insula VI 1 in its Wider Economic Contexts

Damian Robinson

in The Economy of Pompeii

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198786573
eISBN:
9780191828898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786573.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter by Damian Robinson offers a detailed discussion of the commercial development of insula VI 1, in the northern part of Pompeii, close to the Herculaneum Gate. Robinson particularly ... More


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