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Harry S. Truman, the man from Independence

Author: William F Levantrosser; Hofstra University.
Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press, ©1986.
Series: Contributions in political science, no. 145.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book comprises a select variety of topics by leading experts in their fields, provides many new insights, and accurately reflects what is currently of interest to Truman scholars.

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harry S. Truman, the man from Independence.
New York : Greenwood Press, ©1986
(OCoLC)557569578
Named Person: Harry S Truman; Harry S Truman; Harry S Truman
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William F Levantrosser; Hofstra University.
ISBN: 0313251789 9780313251788
OCLC Number: 12582204
Notes: Papers presented at the Hofstra University International Conference on Harry S. Truman, held Apr. 14-16, 1983.
Description: x, 427 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface : The state of the art in Truman research / Charles J. Tull --
Part I. Israel and China --
Truman and the recognition of Israel / George DeVries, Jr. --
Truman and the recognition of Israel reconsidered / Herbert Druks --
Anglo-American relations and the recognition of the People's Republic of China, 1949-1950 / George J. Gill --
Truman and Taiwan : The beginning of a two-China policy / June Grasso --
The China policy of the Truman administration and the debate over recognition of the People's Republic of China, 1949 / William P. Head --
Part II. The Cold War legacy --
The development of economic warfare against the Soviet Union in the Truman administration / David W. Folts --
Truman, Tito, and the politics of hunger / Robert M. Hathaway --
Harry S. Truman and the displaced persons (1945-1949) / Leonard Dinnerstein --
New evidence of the evolution of a postwar air-atomic strategy, 1946-1949 / Darrell B. Montgomery --
Part III. The domestic scene during the Truman administration --
Public preception of Truman / Sheldon Appleton --
Harry S. Truman, leadership, and public opinion / Manfred L. Landecker --
The bully pulpit under Truman / W.R. Underhill --
Part IV. Women in the Truman era --
Bess Truman and the press : A case study of a First Lady as political communicator / Maurine Beasley --
Stalemate : Federal legislation for women in the Truman era / Cynthia E. Harrison --
Part V. Economic policy under President Truman --
Harry S. Truman : The man and the President / Leon H. Keyserling --
Truman's Council of Economic Advisers and the legacy of New Deal liberalism / Donald K. Pickens --
Harry S. Truman and price controls : Two episodes of inflation control, 1945-1952 / Geofrey T. Mills --
Economic stablization and strikes in the reconversion period : A president's ordeal / Arthur M. Schafer --
Part VI. Truman and the courts --
The birthing of a progressive reformer : Harry S. Truman as presiding judge / Thomas Heed --
Truman's seizure of the steel mills as an exercise of active-positive combat / Frank Schwartz --
Truman's "biggest mistake" : Tom Clark's appointment to the Supreme Court / Dennis D. Dorin --
Part VII. The personal side of Harry Truman --
Reminiscences / Margaret Truman Daniel --
"Rose, file it" : What Harry Truman's unmailed letters tell us about the thirty-third president / Monte M. Poen --
The unique and inspiring leadership of President Truman / Clark M. Clifford.
Series Title: Contributions in political science, no. 145.
Responsibility: edited by William F. Levantrosser ; prepared under the auspices of Hofstra University.

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