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Outside In: The Transnational Circuitry of US History

Andrew Preston and Doug Rossinow


The essays in Outside In show how Americans lived within transnational circuits featuring impacts and influences running in multiple directions. While the field of international history generally emphasizes the impact of the United States on the rest of the world during the period of US ascendancy—and while some scholars today stress how America has been shaped by external forces—the work assembled here rises above such disputes by showing the immense complexity of transnational currents that both shaped the United States and of which the United States was an inextricably, often central part. ... More

Keywords: transnational, international, circuit, globalization, religion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190459840
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459840.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Preston, editor
Professor of American History, University of Cambridge

Doug Rossinow, editor
Professor of History, Metropolitan State University