Among the Powers of the Earth : The American Revolution and the Making of a New World Empire Paperback / softback
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.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 344 pages
- Publisher: Harvard University Press
- Publication Date: 02/09/2014
- Category: Humamities
- ISBN: 9780674416949
- Hardback from £33.25