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Where in the World Is America?: The History of the United States in the Global Age

Charles Bright and Michael Geyer

in Rethinking American History in a Global Age

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230576
eISBN:
9780520936034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230576.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter speculates the global context and tries to locate the history of the United States within it. It explains that one should be careful not to absorb national history into global history, ... More


Rebellion to Tyrants, Obedience to God

Carla J. Mulford

in Benjamin Franklin and the Ends of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199384198
eISBN:
9780199384211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384198.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter treats the years of the Revolution against Great Britain and Franklin’s diplomacy in France. Although he was advanced in age and facing uncertain health, Franklin worked tirelessly to ... More


Los Angeles in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City of Angels

Federal Writers Project of the Works Project Administration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268838
eISBN:
9780520948860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268838.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book returns to print an invaluable document of Depression-era Los Angeles, illuminating a pivotal moment in L.A.'s history, when writers like Raymond Chandler, Nathanael West, and F. Scott ... More


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