The Resource New countries : capitalism, revolutions, and nations in the Americas, 1750-1870, John Tutino, editor

New countries : capitalism, revolutions, and nations in the Americas, 1750-1870, John Tutino, editor

Label
New countries : capitalism, revolutions, and nations in the Americas, 1750-1870
Title
New countries
Title remainder
capitalism, revolutions, and nations in the Americas, 1750-1870
Statement of responsibility
John Tutino, editor
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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, Bajio 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 of silver left people from Mexico through the Andes searching for new states and economies. After 1870 the United States became an agro-industrial hegemon, most American nations turned to commodity exports, while Haitians and diverse indigenous peoples struggled to retain independent ways
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
330.97/004
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HC240
LC item number
.N49 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
New countries : capitalism, revolutions, and nations in the Americas, 1750-1870, John Tutino, editor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Americas in the rise of industrial capitalism / John Tutino -- The Cádiz liberal revolution and Spanish American independence / Roberto Breña -- Union, capitalism, and slavery in the "rising empire" of the United States / Adam Rothman -- From slave colony to Black nation : Haiti's revolutionary inversion / Carolyn Fick -- Cuban counterpoint : colonialism and continuity in the Atlantic world / David Sartorius -- Atlantic transformations and Brazil's imperial independence / Kirsten Schultz -- Becoming Mexico : the conflictive search for a North American nation / Alfredo Ávila and John Tutino -- The republic of Guatemala : stitching together a new country / Jordana Dym -- From one patria, two nations in the Andean heartland / Sarah C. Chambers -- Indigenous independence in Spanish South America / Erick D. Langer -- Epilogue. Consolidating divergence : the Americas and the world after 1850 / Erick D. Langer and John Tutino
Control code
ocn944304956
Extent
1 online resource (x, 397 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822374305
Lccn
2016024859
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b37488144
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)944304956
  • ku0822374307

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