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John Tutino - New Countries: Capitalism, Revolutions, and Nations in the Americas, 1750–1870 - 9780822361145 - V9780822361145
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New Countries: Capitalism, Revolutions, and Nations in the Americas, 1750–1870

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Description for New Countries: Capitalism, Revolutions, and Nations in the Americas, 1750–1870 Hardback. The contributors to New Countries examine how eight newly independent nations in the Western Hemisphere between 1750 and 1870 played fundamental roles in the global transformation from commercial to industrial capitalism. Editor(s): Tutino, John. Num Pages: 408 pages, 34 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KL; 3JF; 3JH; HBJK; HBLW; KCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 25. Weight in Grams: 704.
After 1750 the Americas lived political and popular revolutions, the fall of European empires, and the rise of nations as the world faced a new industrial capitalism. Political revolution made the United States the first new nation; revolutionary slaves made Haiti the second, freeing themselves and destroying the leading Atlantic export economy. A decade later, Bajío insurgents took down the silver economy that fueled global trade and sustained Spain’s empire while Britain triumphed at war and pioneered industrial ways that led the U.S. South, still-Spanish Cuba, and a Brazilian empire to expand slavery to supply rising industrial centers. Meanwhile, the fall ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Number of pages
408
Condition
New
Number of Pages
408
Place of Publication
North Carolina, United States
ISBN
9780822361145
SKU
V9780822361145
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About John Tutino
John Tutino is Professor of History at Georgetown University and author of Making a New World: Founding Capitalism in the Bajío and Spanish North America, also published by Duke University Press. He leads the Georgetown Americas Initiative, which sponsored the workshops which led to this volume. 

Reviews for New Countries: Capitalism, Revolutions, and Nations in the Americas, 1750–1870
"New Countries opens up possibilities for new inquiries that link the global with the local. This book is long overdue."
Edward P. Pompeian
Journal of Social History
"Because of the diversity of themes and nations covered by the volume, including identity, liberalism, slavery, industrialization, and Indigenous rights to name a few, it will appeal to multiple audiences. ... Read more

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