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Presidents, diplomats, and other mortals : essays honoring Robert H. Ferrell

Author: J Garry Clifford; Theodore A Wilson; Robert H Ferrell
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2007.
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"Examining the role of the United States in the international arena from the 1860s to the present, these essays in honor of Robert H. Ferrell consider presidents from Lincoln to Bush, as well as the success or failure of diplomatic efforts in Russia, Nicaragua, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, and elsewhere"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Presidents, diplomats, and other mortals.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007003913
(OCoLC)82471450
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Garry Clifford; Theodore A Wilson; Robert H Ferrell
ISBN: 9780826265715 0826265715
OCLC Number: 631773908
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 350 pages)
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: Introduction : Individuals, narratives, and diplomatic history / Theodore A. Wilson --
Toward a more perfect union : Lincoln and the death of slavery / Howard Jones --
A tale of two Kennans : American-Russian relations in the twentieth century / Eugene P. Trani, Donald E. Davis --
Our man in Managua : Lawrence Dennis and the 1926 Nicaraguan crisis / Richard H. Bradford --
A friendly problem : Washington's assessment of Anastasio Somoza Garcia / William Kamman --
Blundering on the brink, 1941 : FDR and the 203-202 vote reconsidered / J. Garry Clifford, Theodore A. Wilson --
America and Saudi Arabia, act I : the conference of Franklin D. Roosevelt and King Ibn Saud in February 1945 / Ross Gregory --
Eisenhower, Khrushchev, and the U-2 affair : a forty-six-year retrospective / William B. Pickett --
Lyndon Johnson, Dean Rusk, and the China question / Charles M. Dobbs --
Scenes of disaster : Johnson, Nixon, and the dramatic uses of famine / Nick Cullather --
Washington and Doha : the beginnings, 1971-1974 / Miriam Joyce --
Cinema and national defense : another look at Ronald Reagan and Hollywood / Stephen Vaughn --
Revisionism : George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, and the origins of the Iraq War / Terry H. Anderson --
Crisis without end : the United States and Iran from Truman to Bush / James Goode --
Clinton's Wilsonian military interventions : a critique / Thomas H. Buckley --
Harry S. Truman, George W. Bush, and the perils of regime change / Arnold A. Offner --
The young Bob Ferrell : from Yale to Indiana / J. Garry Clifford --
Robert H. Ferrell : an appreciation / Lawrence Kaplan --
Robert H. Ferrel's Ph. D. students.
Responsibility: edited by J. Garry Clifford and Theodore A. Wilson.

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Provides analytical narratives of how and why policies were devised and implemented that would determine the place of the United States in the international arena since the 1860s. This work examines  Read more...
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