The U.S. and the Global Economy Since 1945 / Edition 1

The U.S. and the Global Economy Since 1945 / Edition 1

by Henry C. Dethloff
     
 

This text presents American life since 1945 within the context of the development of the global community. The author shows how American defense and foreign aid policies, trade and commerce activities, and technological developments have impacted the transformation of society and the development of a global economy. Dethloff pays particular attention to the process

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Overview

This text presents American life since 1945 within the context of the development of the global community. The author shows how American defense and foreign aid policies, trade and commerce activities, and technological developments have impacted the transformation of society and the development of a global economy. Dethloff pays particular attention to the process by which the United States has joined and influenced the growth of the global community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155028548
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/22/1996
Series:
Harbrace Books on America since 1945
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.59(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Americanization of the Global Economy. The Legacy of War. The Marshall Plan. The American Hegemony, 1950-1970. Agriculture and Automobiles: America's Business Abroad, 1950-1970. Cold War Commerce. Part II: The Globalization of the American Economy, 1970-1995. The Changing World Order. Coping with Change. Business: Not as Usual. Toward a New World Order. The New Reality.

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