The essays illustrate changes in U. They demonstrate the extension of American's sphere of influence outside of the United States as a larger scalar shift, and they underscore the utility of geography in answering very local questions concerning questions of poorly documented settlement histories. Focusing on the geographic responses to periodic cycles of crisis and recovery and the more general underlying intertwining of geography and history, Geography, History, and the American Political Economy is an incisive demonstration of how the constant restructuring of American politics and economy occurs within spatial and historical constructs.
Table of contents Chapter 1. Approaching America's Geographical History Chapter 2. Chapter The Rhythms of America's Geographical Past show more.
After the Crisis: Reform, Recovery, and Growth in Europe
Review quote Insightful essays on American geographical history that examine the rhythms in economic, demographic, and political life at local, regional, and national scales. Valuable for political economists, historical-oriented social scientists and interdisciplinary American Studies professionals. Samuel M.
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North America and Europe circa 1492
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The United States from 1816 to 1850
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