Britain and the Americas

Britain and the Americas

Author: Will Kaufman

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781851094318

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Page: 437

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This comprehensive survey also traces how the Americas have in turn influenced contemporary Britain from the Americanization of language and politics to the impact of music and migration from the West Indies. Complete with an extensive introduction and a chronology of key events, this two-volume encyclopedia contains introductory essays focusing on the four prime areas of British Atlantic engagement-Canada, the Caribbean, the United States, and Latin America. Students of a wide range of disciplines, as well as the lay reader, will appreciate this exhaustive survey, which traces the common themes of British policy and influence throughout the Americas and highlights how Britain has in benefited from the influence of American democracy, technology, culture and politics.

Integrating the Americas

Integrating the Americas

Author: Antoni Estevadeordal Grau

Publisher: Harvard Univ David Rockefeller

ISBN: STANFORD:36105114327641

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 821

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This work, based on a conference sponsored by the Inter-American Development Bank and the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, examines how this free trade process is surging ahead, while at the same time taking on a broader set of issues including institutional reform, transparency, the environment, labor, and social cohesion.