By Michael James Lacey

Written by means of prime specialists within the fields of the modern social, political, and diplomatic background of the us, the essays during this quantity offer a wide-ranging evaluate of the intentions, achievements, and screw ups of the Truman management. Divided into sections on household politics and concerns, and international coverage and nationwide defence, the quantity supplies an authoritative appraisal of a few of the key occasions and difficulties of the time within the gentle of contemporary scholarship. The essays clarify the overriding value of the wartime adventure for the Truman period.

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