Among the Powers of the Earth: The American Revolution and the Making of a New World Empire

Among the Powers of the Earth: The American Revolution and the Making of a New World Empire

by Eliga H. Gould
     
 

The Revolution’s aspiration was summed up by the phrase “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” Yet the American founding was also a bid for inclusion in the community of nations. According to Eliga Gould, America aspired to diplomatic recognition under international law and the authority to become an Atlantic colonizing power itself.See more details below

Overview

The Revolution’s aspiration was summed up by the phrase “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” Yet the American founding was also a bid for inclusion in the community of nations. According to Eliga Gould, America aspired to diplomatic recognition under international law and the authority to become an Atlantic colonizing power itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674046085
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
03/19/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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