skip to content
Another such victory : President Truman and the Cold War, 1945-1953 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Another such victory : President Truman and the Cold War, 1945-1953

Author: Arnold A Offner
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2002.
Series: Stanford nuclear age series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Reassessment of President Truman's profound influence on U.S. foreign policy and the Cold War. The author contends that Truman remained a parochial nationalist who lacked the vision and leadership to move the United States away from conflict and toward détente. Instead, he promoted an ideology and politics of Cold War confrontation that set the pattern for successor administrations.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Named Person: Harry S Truman; Harry S Truman; Harry S Truman; Harry S Truman; Harry S Truman
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold A Offner
ISBN: 0804742545 9780804742542 0804747741 9780804747745
OCLC Number: 47705545
Description: xv, 626 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Independence to Washington --
First Encounters --
Preparing for Peacemaking --
A Stony Place: Potsdam --
A Personal Declaration of Cold War --
The Year of Decisions --
The Die Is Cast --
In Behalf of Europe: The Truman Doctrine, 1947-1952 --
The World Split in Two: The Marshall Plan and the Division of Europe --
Cat on a Sloping Tin Roof: The Berlin Blockade, 1948-1949 --
"To Make the Whole World Safe for Jews": Truman and Palestine-Israel --
"Sand in a Rat Hole": Double Policy in China --
Turning Point: Containment Comes to Korea --
Rollback to Retreat: The Politics of War --
Double Containment: America over Europe Divided --
Conclusion: Truman and Another Such Victory.
Series Title: Stanford nuclear age series.
Responsibility: Arnold A. Offner.
More information:

Abstract:

A provocative reassessment of President Truman's profound influence on US foreign policy and the Cold War. The author contends that throughout his presidency, Truman remained a parochial nationalist  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"This major book is a critical revisionist portrait of Truman's personal role in shaping U.S. foreign policy toward the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China. . . . The importance of the Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/47705545> # Another such victory : President Truman and the Cold War, 1945-1953
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "47705545" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Place/stanford_calif> ; # Stanford, Calif.
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/cau> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Event/1945_1953> ; # 1945-1953
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Place/etats_unis> ; # États-Unis
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Topic/aussenpolitik> ; # Außenpolitik
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/973.918092/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Topic/ost_west_konflikt> ; # Ost-West-Konflikt
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919741> ; # Politics and government
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh88005637> ; # Cold War
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Topic/anticommunisme> ; # Anticommunisme
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1907412> ; # Diplomatic relations
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Place/usa> ; # USA.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Topic/buitenlandse_politiek> ; # Buitenlandse politiek
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Person/truman_harry_s_1884_1972> ; # Harry S. Truman
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Place/united_states> ; # United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Event/geschichte_1945_1953> ; # Geschichte 1945-1953.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Topic/koude_oorlog> ; # Koude Oorlog
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/61561827> ; # Harry S. Truman
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1754978> ; # Cold War (1945-1989)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Topic/guerre_froide> ; # Guerre froide
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/64250073> ; # Arnold A. Offner
   schema:datePublished "2002" ;
   schema:description "Reassessment of President Truman's profound influence on U.S. foreign policy and the Cold War. The author contends that Truman remained a parochial nationalist who lacked the vision and leadership to move the United States away from conflict and toward détente. Instead, he promoted an ideology and politics of Cold War confrontation that set the pattern for successor administrations."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/793904485> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Series/stanford_nuclear_age_series> ; # Stanford nuclear age series.
   schema:name "Another such victory : President Truman and the Cold War, 1945-1953"@en ;
   schema:productID "47705545" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/47705545#PublicationEvent/stanford_calif_stanford_university_press_2002> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Agent/stanford_university_press> ; # Stanford University Press
   schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=009868991&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780804742542> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780804747745> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA220945> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/47705545> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Agent/stanford_university_press> # Stanford University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Stanford University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Event/geschichte_1945_1953> # Geschichte 1945-1953.
    a schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Geschichte 1945-1953." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Person/truman_harry_s_1884_1972> # Harry S. Truman
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1884" ;
   schema:deathDate "1972" ;
   schema:familyName "Truman" ;
   schema:givenName "Harry S." ;
   schema:name "Harry S. Truman" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Place/stanford_calif> # Stanford, Calif.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Stanford, Calif." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Series/stanford_nuclear_age_series> # Stanford nuclear age series.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/47705545> ; # Another such victory : President Truman and the Cold War, 1945-1953
   schema:name "Stanford nuclear age series." ;
   schema:name "Stanford nuclear age series" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793904485#Topic/buitenlandse_politiek> # Buitenlandse politiek
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Buitenlandse politiek"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh88005637> # Cold War
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Cold War"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1754978> # Cold War (1945-1989)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Cold War (1945-1989)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1907412> # Diplomatic relations
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Diplomatic relations"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919741> # Politics and government
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Politics and government"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/61561827> # Harry S. Truman
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1884" ;
   schema:deathDate "1972" ;
   schema:familyName "Truman" ;
   schema:givenName "Harry S." ;
   schema:name "Harry S. Truman" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/64250073> # Arnold A. Offner
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Offner" ;
   schema:givenName "Arnold A." ;
   schema:name "Arnold A. Offner" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780804742542>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0804742545" ;
   schema:isbn "9780804742542" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780804747745>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0804747741" ;
   schema:isbn "9780804747745" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.