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contours of American history.

William Appleman Williams

contours of American history.

by William Appleman Williams

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Published by Quadrangle Books in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    StatementWith a new foreword by the author.
    SeriesQuadrangle paperbacks, QP34
    The Physical Object
    Pagination513 p.
    Number of Pages513
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16199687M
    OCLC/WorldCa374319

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The Contours of American History, first published inreached back into British history to argue that the relationship between liberalism and empire was in effect a grand compromise, with expansion abroad containing class and race tensions at home.

"One of the most original home-grown minds in American history. The welcome republication of The Contours of American History should make William Appleman Williams' stature and foresight as. William Appleman Williams was the American history profession’s greatest critic of US imperialism.

The Contours of American History, first published inreached back into British history to argue that the relationship between liberalism and empire was in effect a grand compromise, with expansion abroad containing class and race tensions at home.

[It] is not a book for children, nostalgic or otherwise. --Loren Baritz It is hard to capture the impact of The Contours of American History on a generation of young historians in the s, offering a model of history writing that took account of class forces, state power, and the role of ideas/5(8).

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Dec 26,  · Contours divides up American history into different periods distinguished by different modes of production, different relations between the economy and government, and different overall. William Appleman Williams was the American history profession’s greatest critic of US imperialism.

The Contours of American History, first published inreached back into British history to argue that the relationship between liberalism and empire was in effect a grand compromise, with expansion abroad containing class and race tensions at home.5/5(1). The obvious result of years of scholarly research, this vast tome by a professor of history at the University of Wisconsin, author of The Tragedy of American Diplomacy, etc., presents a lengthy interpretation of American historical development as based on European "mercantilism" and laissez-faire.

William Appleman Williams unpacked the economic motivations of American expansion and foreign policy in The Tragedy of American Diplomacy and broadened this scholarship further with The Contours of American History, a punchy volume examining how imperialism and liberalism became a sordid double stitch intertwined in the American quilt well.

Greg Grandin's preface is a terrific introduction to Williams' thinking." Joan Wallach Scott "It is hard to capture the impact of The Contours of American History on a generation of young historians in the s, offering a model of history writing that took account of class forces, state power, and the role of ideas.

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