EARNING THE ROCKIES
How Geography Shapes America's Role in the World
Cities that thrive on globalization are juxtaposed with impoverished towns that have lost countless jobs to the global market to shed light on the impact that foreign policy has had on modern America and its political climate. Under the premise that by traversing the seemingly endless Great Plains that the pioneers "earned" the majesty of the Rockies, he explains the root of America’s global convictions: "If this unending vastness could be conquered, then, after some fashion, the world could be, too."
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