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Power and peace : the diplomacy of John Foster Dulles

Author: Frederick W Marks
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1993.
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John Foster Dulles' reputation among diplomatic historians has been at a low ebb for many years. The fact that it is only now beginning to show signs of recovery is surprising considering that his modus operandi, coupled with a public style that concealed as much as it revealed, enabled him to gain the respect of hundreds of overseas officials, including those of the USSR. The cutting edge of an extraordinarily  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Marks, Frederick W.
Power and peace.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1993
(OCoLC)624186393
Named Person: John Foster Dulles; John Foster Dulles; John Foster Dulles; John Foster Dulles
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick W Marks
ISBN: 0275944972 9780275944971
OCLC Number: 27187333
Description: xiv, 266 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Dulles in Context --
2. The New Team --
3. The Arc of Negotiation --
4. The Man and the Myth --
5. The Challenge of International Communism --
6. The Mind of the Secretary --
7. In the Final Analysis.
Responsibility: Frederick W. Marks III.

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Argues that Dulles, working alongside Eisenhower, inaugurated the first era of Soviet-American detente and helped Ike lead the United States through eight years of peace and prosperity. Marks  Read more...

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