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Harry S. Truman and the Cold War revisionists

Author: Robert H Ferrell
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2006.
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"Ferrell argues that revisionists are often hasty and argumentative in their judgments, understanding neither the times nor the players. These essays challenge the revisionists' perception of President Harry Truman by going below surface appearances of history to examine how this presidency actually functioned in response to unprecedented problems and crises"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ferrell, Robert H.
Harry S. Truman and the Cold War revisionists.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005036668
(OCoLC)63107949
Named Person: Harry S Truman; Harry S Truman; Harry S Truman
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Ferrell
ISBN: 9780826265203 0826265200
OCLC Number: 609301966
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 142 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Revisionism --
The bomb, the view from Washington --
Diplomacy without armaments --
NATO --
Truman and Korea --
Historians on Truman.
Responsibility: Robert H. Ferrell.

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Shows that Truman wished to get along with the Soviets and was often bewildered by their actions. The author interprets policies such as the Truman Doctrine, Marshall Plan, and support for NATO as  Read more...

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