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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
  • Truman, Harry S
  • United States
  • World politics
  • Política mundial
  • Politics and government
  • World politics
  • United States
  • Politieke situatie
  • Außenpolitik
  • Politik
  • USA
  • Außenpolitik
  • Politik
  • USA
  • World politics
  • Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
  • United States
  • Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
  • United States
  • World politics
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
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
Control code
ocm03034310
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 473 pages, [8] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780393009248
Lccn
77009584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393056365
  • (OCoLC)03034310
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
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
Control code
ocm03034310
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 473 pages, [8] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780393009248
Lccn
77009584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393056365
  • (OCoLC)03034310

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