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God and gold : Britain, America, and the making of the modern world / Walter Russell Mead.

By: Mead, Walter Russell.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007Edition: 1st ed.Description: x, 449 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780375414039; 0375414037.Subject(s): United States -- Foreign relations | Great Britain -- Foreign relations | Civilization, Modern -- American influences | Civilization, Modern -- British influences | United States -- Foreign public opinion | Great Britain -- Foreign public opinion | Great powers -- History | World politics | Economic history | United States -- Foreign relations | Great Britain -- Foreign relations | World politicsDDC classification: 327.73 Online resources: Sample text | Publisher description | Contributor biographical information
Contents:
Introduction -- PART ONE: THE WALRUS AND THE CARPENTER: With God on our side -- On the beach -- How they hate us -- PART TWO: THE DREAD AND ENVY OF THEM ALL: The protocols of the elders of Greenwich -- French toast -- The world was their oyster -- The sinews of power -- The playing fields of Eton -- Goldilocks and the West -- PART THREE: ANGLO-SAXON ATTITUDES: The wasps and the bees -- The vicar and the dynamo -- Doxy v. Doxy -- The White queen -- Called to the bar -- The gyroscope and the pyramd -- PART FOUR: WHAT HATH GOD WROUGHT? : The meaning of history -- War on history -- The golden meme -- Whig Babylon -- PART FIVE: THE LESSONS OF HISTORY: The future of sea power -- Dancing with ghosts -- The diplomacy of civilizations -- The meaning of it all.
Summary: "An illuminating account of the birth, the rise, and the continuing rise, of a global political and economic system that rested first on the power of Britain and rests today on that of the United States--and now faces a new set of formidable challenges"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 419-430) and index.

Introduction -- PART ONE: THE WALRUS AND THE CARPENTER: With God on our side -- On the beach -- How they hate us -- PART TWO: THE DREAD AND ENVY OF THEM ALL: The protocols of the elders of Greenwich -- French toast -- The world was their oyster -- The sinews of power -- The playing fields of Eton -- Goldilocks and the West -- PART THREE: ANGLO-SAXON ATTITUDES: The wasps and the bees -- The vicar and the dynamo -- Doxy v. Doxy -- The White queen -- Called to the bar -- The gyroscope and the pyramd -- PART FOUR: WHAT HATH GOD WROUGHT? : The meaning of history -- War on history -- The golden meme -- Whig Babylon -- PART FIVE: THE LESSONS OF HISTORY: The future of sea power -- Dancing with ghosts -- The diplomacy of civilizations -- The meaning of it all.

"An illuminating account of the birth, the rise, and the continuing rise, of a global political and economic system that rested first on the power of Britain and rests today on that of the United States--and now faces a new set of formidable challenges"--Provided by publisher.

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