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The first cold warrior : Harry Truman, containment, and the remaking of liberal internationalism

Author: Elizabeth Edwards Spalding
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the moment he took the oath of office in April 1945, Harry Truman was required to make difficult decisions in an increasingly dangerous world. The results-notably the Truman Doctrine, the Marshall Plan, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization-were the building blocks of containment, a strategic approach usually associated with George F. Kennan. In this fresh account, based on primary sources, Elizabeth  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Spalding, Elizabeth Edwards, 1966-
First cold warrior.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006
(DLC) 2006002564
(OCoLC)63245369
Named Person: Harry S Truman; Harry S Truman; Harry S Truman; Harry S Truman
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Edwards Spalding
ISBN: 0813171288 9780813171289 9780813138398 0813138396 128323257X 9781283232579 9786613232571 6613232572
OCLC Number: 70262497
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 323 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: "I'm tired babying the Soviets" : the beginnings of Truman's internationalism --
"The two giant marauders, war and tyranny" : framing containment --
"A growing feeling of certainty in the rightness of our step" : the Truman Doctrine --
"A noble page in world annals" : the politics of the Marshall Plan --
"Bonds far greater than those of mere ideology" : Kennan's sources of Soviet conduct --
"The great principles of human freedom and justice" : the beginning of the Atlantic alliance --
"Peace with freedom and justice cannot be bought cheaply" : the purpose and structure of national security --
"To assure the integrity and vitality of our free society" : the culmination of Truman's containment --
"We must put on the armor of God" : history, faith, and peace in Truman's thought.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Edwards Spalding.
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