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Spreading the American Dream

Spreading the American Dream

American Economic and Cultural Expansion, 1890-1945

Emily 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.

Spreading the American Dream

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INTRODUCTION: THE AMERICAN DREAM
THE COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION OF 1893
A SPECTACULAR World's Fair, the Columbian Exposition, opened in Chicago in 1893. Acres of classical buildings,...

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“This stimulating essay combines intellectual, economic, and diplomatic history [and] provides fresh insights into the way governmental power was used to shape the American domestic marketplace, and how that visible hand was again used overseas.” —Walter LaFeber, Cornell University -

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Emily 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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