Among the Powers of the Earth : The American Revolution and the Making of a New World Empire, Paperback / softback Book

Among the Powers of the Earth : The American Revolution and the Making of a New World Empire Paperback / softback

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The Revolution s aspiration was summed up by the phrase life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Yet the American founding was also a bid for inclusion in the community of nations.

According to Eliga Gould, America aspired to diplomatic recognition under international law and the authority to become an Atlantic colonizing power itself.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 344 pages
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Humamities
  • ISBN: 9780674416949

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