From Roosevelt to Truman : Potsdam, Hiroshima, and the Cold War (9780521862448). (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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From Roosevelt to Truman : Potsdam, Hiroshima, and the Cold War (9780521862448).

Author: Wilson D Miscamble
Publisher: CUP 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Was there essential continuity in policy from FDR to Truman or did Truman's arrival in the Oval Office prompt a sharp reversal away from the approach of his illustrious predecessor? This study  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilson D Miscamble
ISBN: 0521862442 9780521862448
OCLC Number: 1027952732
Contents: 1. Preparation: the making of an (American) internationalist; 2. Inheritance: Franklin Roosevelt's uncertain legacy; 3. Initiation: tactical reversal, strategic continuity; 4. Instruction: Truman's advisers and their conflicting advice; 5. Negotiation: Truman and Byrnes at Potsdam; 6. Intimidation: Hiroshima, the Japanese and the Soviets; 7. Indecision: floundering between collaboration and confrontation; 8. Transformation: Truman's foreign policy.

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'Wilson D. Miscamble has explored this transition to good effect in a meticulously researched and forcefully argued work of diplomatic history. ... From Roosevelt to Truman provides a vigorous, Read more...

 
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