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The Resource Conflict and crisis : the Presidency of Harry S. Truman, 1945-1948, Robert J. Donovan

Conflict and crisis : the Presidency of Harry S. Truman, 1945-1948, Robert J. Donovan

Label
Conflict and crisis : the Presidency of Harry S. Truman, 1945-1948
Title
Conflict and crisis
Title remainder
the Presidency of Harry S. Truman, 1945-1948
Statement of responsibility
Robert J. Donovan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A historical account of the Truman presidency discussing the man, his personal views and quarrels, foreign policy decisions, legislation and programs, and his political strategies
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Donovan, Robert J
Dewey number
973.918/092/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E813
LC item number
.D6 1977
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Truman, Harry S
  • Truman, Harry S
  • Truman, Harry S
  • World politics
  • World politics
  • Politics and government
  • World politics
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Conflict and crisis : the Presidency of Harry S. Truman, 1945-1948, Robert J. Donovan
Link
http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780393056365.pdf
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 442) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I. Taking over from F.D.R. -- Call from the White House -- Honeymoon for the "Missouri gang" -- Pro-New Deal: Anti-New dealer -- The ominous rift over Poland -- "The most terrible weapon" -- V-E Day: Triumph and trouble -- Atomic bomb: The fateful momentum -- Truman, Stalin, Churchill -- The Potsdam Conference -- "Release when ready" -- Victory -- and then?
  • II. Postwar upheaval -- The morass of reconversion -- "Peace is hell" -- Truman and the military -- The Trumans at home -- The Hurley Affair: an omen -- The beginning of the end for Byrnes -- 1946: A disastrous year begins -- Ickes quits -- Sharp turn toward the Cold War -- Building on sand: The Baruch Plan -- One way to handle a rail strike -- The firing of Henry Wallace -- The Beefsteak Election of 1946 -- Showdown with John L. Lewis -- The unraveling of the old order
  • III. Cold War -- 1947: The Eightieth Congress convenes -- China mission fails: Marshall Secretary of State -- Crisis in Europe -- The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan -- The misguided loyalty program -- Taft-Hartley: Truman on the offensive -- CIA -- Palestine -- The historic civil rights report -- Wallace declares
  • IV. 1948 -- A stormy beginning -- Czechoslovakia and the Berlin Blockade -- Truman and the State of Israel -- The liberals versus Truman -- A president comes out fighting -- Whistle stop -- Incredible victory
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 473 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393009248
Lccn
77009584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 3338944
  • (OCoLC)03034310
  • (OCoLC)ocm03034310
  • 3139880
  • 3338944
Label
Conflict and crisis : the Presidency of Harry S. Truman, 1945-1948, Robert J. Donovan
Link
http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780393056365.pdf
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 442) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I. Taking over from F.D.R. -- Call from the White House -- Honeymoon for the "Missouri gang" -- Pro-New Deal: Anti-New dealer -- The ominous rift over Poland -- "The most terrible weapon" -- V-E Day: Triumph and trouble -- Atomic bomb: The fateful momentum -- Truman, Stalin, Churchill -- The Potsdam Conference -- "Release when ready" -- Victory -- and then?
  • II. Postwar upheaval -- The morass of reconversion -- "Peace is hell" -- Truman and the military -- The Trumans at home -- The Hurley Affair: an omen -- The beginning of the end for Byrnes -- 1946: A disastrous year begins -- Ickes quits -- Sharp turn toward the Cold War -- Building on sand: The Baruch Plan -- One way to handle a rail strike -- The firing of Henry Wallace -- The Beefsteak Election of 1946 -- Showdown with John L. Lewis -- The unraveling of the old order
  • III. Cold War -- 1947: The Eightieth Congress convenes -- China mission fails: Marshall Secretary of State -- Crisis in Europe -- The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan -- The misguided loyalty program -- Taft-Hartley: Truman on the offensive -- CIA -- Palestine -- The historic civil rights report -- Wallace declares
  • IV. 1948 -- A stormy beginning -- Czechoslovakia and the Berlin Blockade -- Truman and the State of Israel -- The liberals versus Truman -- A president comes out fighting -- Whistle stop -- Incredible victory
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 473 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393009248
Lccn
77009584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 3338944
  • (OCoLC)03034310
  • (OCoLC)ocm03034310
  • 3139880
  • 3338944

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