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Rumors of Empire: Tracking the Image of Britain at the Dawn of the American Century

James T. Sparrow

in Boundaries of the State In Us History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226277646
eISBN:
9780226277813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226277813.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

In its pursuit of globalism during and after WWII, the United States abandoned foundational political traditions by entering an “entangling alliance” with Great Britain, and then supplanting its ... More


Lyndon Johnson and the Challenges of Economic Globalization

Daniel Sargent

in Beyond the Cold War: Lyndon Johnson and the New Global Challenges of the 1960s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199790692
eISBN:
9780199395521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790692.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

This chapter situates domestic monetary policy during the Johnson administration in the context of international economic changes associated with a renewal of economic globalization. American ... More


A Childhood That Was Rarely Happy

Joan C. Tonn

in Mary P. Follett: Creating Democracy, Transforming Management

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300096217
eISBN:
9780300128024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300096217.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

Mary P. Follett did not always have a happy childhood. Her mother, Elizabeth Curtis Baxter, belonged to the seventh generation of Baxters born in America. After fleeing religious persecution in ... More


Pax Americana

Daniel J. Sargent

in A Superpower Transformed: The Remaking of American Foreign Relations in the 1970s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780195395471
eISBN:
9780199393633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395471.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

During the 1940s, the United States constructed a system of international order that depended on preponderant US economic and military power and bipolar division of the postwar world, in the context ... More


The Dollar and Decline

Daniel J. Sargent

in A Superpower Transformed: The Remaking of American Foreign Relations in the 1970s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780195395471
eISBN:
9780199393633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395471.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

By the late 1960s, the dollar-based international monetary order was in crisis. Its undoing owed to the relative decline of US economic power within the West and to the rise of transnational finance, ... More


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