The American Way: A Geographical History of Crisis and Recoveryby Carville Earle
Pub. Date: 02/28/2003
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Following the Whiggish approach of earlier scholars, Earle (geography, Louisiana State U.) regards empire as an idealist function of the dynamics of jurisprudence and the territorial and extraterritorial extension of American jurisdiction. He focuses on the enlargement of American territorial jurisdiction through constitutional interpretation and reinterpretation in three stages: the sectional state from the 1780's to 1877, the national state to the 1970s, and the transnational state since then. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Table of Contents
Introduction 1 Introduction Part I 2 Theoretical Foundations Chapter 1 3 Space, Time, and the American Way Chapter 2 4 The Periodic Structuring of the American Past Chapter 3 5 The Dynamics of Policy Regimes: Liberalism, Republicanism, and Their Variants Chapter 4 6 Policy Regimes and Geographical Reconstructions Chapter 5 7 Regulatory Regimes and the Geographies of Producer and Consumer Revolutions Chapter 6 8 Spatial Enlargements in American Power: Sectional, National, and Transnational States Part II 9 Colonial Foundations Chapter 7 10 Backing into Empire Chapter 8 11 We are all English. That is one good fact.: Cromwell's Model Republican Geographies, 1630s-1680s Chapter 9 12 Lockean Geographies: Liberalism and Its Geographical Consequences, 1680s-1730s Chapter 10 13 Imperial Geographies: The Republican Restoration, 1740s-1780s Part III 14 National Geographies Chapter 11 15 Out with the Old, in with the New: The Reconstitution of the American States and Its Geographical Parameters Chapter 12 16 Space/Time: Four Spatial Variables across Two Centuries and Five Policy Regimes: The National Era 1780s-2000
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