Spreading the American Dream

American Economic and Cultural Expansion, 1890-1945

Emily S. Rosenberg

Hill and Wang

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In examining the economic and cultural trs that expressed America's expansionist impulse during the first half of the twentieth century, Emily S. Rosenberg shows how U.S. foreign relations evolved from a largely private system to an increasingly public one and how, soon, the American dream became global.

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Spreading the American Dream
OneINTRODUCTION: THE AMERICAN DREAMTHE COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION OF 1893A SPECTACULAR World's Fair, the Columbian Exposition, opened in Chicago in 1893. Acres of classical buildings, constructed especially for the fair, created an urban wonderland; it glittered with artistic splendor and burgeoned with America's latest technological achievements. After a visit to this White City, the French novelist and critic Paul Bourget wrote: "Chicago, the enormous town we see expanding, the gigantic plant which grows before our eyes seems now in this wonderfully new country to be

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Emily S. Rosenberg

Emily Rosenberg is professor of history at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and, with her husband, Norman L. Rosenberg, co-author of In Our Times: American Since World War II.

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Spreading the American Dream
American Economic and Cultural Expansion, 1890-1945
Emily S. Rosenberg

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Hill and Wang
April 2011
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ISBN: 9781429952255
ISBN10: 1429952253
264 pages
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Hill and Wang
February 1982
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ISBN: 9780809001460
ISBN10: 0809001462
8 1/4 x 5 3/8 inches, 264 pages, Bibliography, index
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