The Shaping of America: A Geographical Perspective on 500 Years of History, Volume 4: Global America, 1915-2000 / Edition 1

The Shaping of America: A Geographical Perspective on 500 Years of History, Volume 4: Global America, 1915-2000 / Edition 1

by D. W. Meinig
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300104324

ISBN-13: 9780300104325

Pub. Date: 09/27/2004

Publisher: Yale University Press

This book, the concluding volume of D. W. Meinig's magisterial series The Shaping of America, presents the story of America's interwoven history and geography from 1915 to 2000. The author describes decades of enormous national growth and change, and through more than seventy original maps he depicts diverse twentieth-century trends and developments.  See more details below

Overview

This book, the concluding volume of D. W. Meinig's magisterial series The Shaping of America, presents the story of America's interwoven history and geography from 1915 to 2000. The author describes decades of enormous national growth and change, and through more than seventy original maps he depicts diverse twentieth-century trends and developments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300104325
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/27/2004
Series:
Shaping of America Series: Global America, 1915-2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Technology : mobilization and acceleration
1Mobilization : the automotive revolution3
2Mobilization : neotechnic evolution34
3Acceleration : on the surface61
4Acceleration : in the air87
5Acceleration : invisible and instantaneous97
Pt. 2Morphology : migrations and formations
1Populations and policies, 1915-1950s114
2Regionalism, 1920s-1950134
3A reconnaissance of regions148
4Midcentury morphology174
5Altering the federation and internal empire193
6Populations and policies, 1950s-1990s225
7Some reconfigurations247
8Reshaping the nation277
Pt. 3Mission : assertions and impositions
1Assertions : America and Europe299
2Impositions : war and interwar, Europe and Asia304
3Impositions : Western Hemisphere319
4Redividing the world336
5Impositions and oppositions348
6America and the world371

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