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Truman's administrations, April 12, 1945-1953

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  • Affection and Trustby Harry S. Truman; Dean Acheson; Ray Dr Geselbracht; David C. Acheson; David McCullough

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 30.00

    In this riveting collection, published for the first time, we follow Harry S. Truman and Dean Acheson, two giants of the post?World War II period, as they move from an official relationship to one of candor, humor, and personal expression. Together they were primarily responsible for the Marshall Plan and NATO, among other world-shaping initiatives.... more...

  • The Cold War and Postwar America 1946-1963by Tim McNeese

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    "Discovering U.S. History" spans the complex and varied history of the United States from prehistoric times to the present day. This new chronological set can be read as a whole, providing readers with a comprehensive history, or as standalone v more...

  • Harry S. Trumanby Nicole L. Anslover

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    Harry S. Truman presided over one of the most challenging times in American history?the end of World War II and the onset of the Cold War. Thrust into the presidency after Franklin D. Roosevelt died in office, Truman oversaw the transition to a new, post-war world in which the United States wielded the influence of a superpower. With his humble beginnings... more...

  • Harry S Trumanby E. Ray Canterbery

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 62.00

    Harry S Truman is best remembered as the President who witnessed the swift arrival of the Cold War in the tumultuous years after World War Two. Little however has been written to show that he was also the populist President who set the political economic course for the United States to win it merely 40 years later. In this timely biography, E Ray Canterbery... more...

  • The Truman Years, 1945-1953by Mark S. Byrnes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.99

    The Truman Years is a concise yet thorough examination of the critical postwar years in the United States. Byrnes argues that the major trends and themes of the American history have their origins during the presidency of Harry S. Truman. He synthesizes the recent Truman literature, and explains the links between domestic U.S. political and social... more...

  • Harry Truman's Excellent Adventureby Matthew Algeo

    Chicago Review Press 2009; US$ 13.99

    From Missouri to New York and back again, this recounting of an amazing journey chronicles the road trip of a former president and his wife and their amusing, failed attempts to keep a low profile. Diners, bellhops, and cabbies shouted out “Hiya, Harry!? whenever they recognized the former president, and, out for his daily constitutional on the... more...

  • Battleground 1948by Robert E Hartley

    Southern Illinois University Press 2013; US$ 39.50

    The election year of 1948 remains to this day one of the most astonishing in U.S. political history. During this first general election after World War II, Americans looked to their governments for change. As the battle for the nation’s highest office came to a head in Illinois, the state was embroiled in its own partisan showdowns—elections... more...

  • Trumanby David McCullough

    Simon & Schuster 2003; US$ 24.00

    The Pulitzer Prize?winning biography of Harry S. Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the Korean War, told by America?s beloved and distinguished historian. The life of Harry S. Truman is one of the greatest of American stories, filled with vivid characters?Roosevelt,... more...

  • Trumanby David McCullough

    Simon & Schuster 2003; Not Available

    The Pulitzer Prize?winning biography of Harry S. Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the Korean War, told by America?s beloved and distinguished historian. The life of Harry S. Truman is one of the greatest of American stories, filled with vivid characters?Roosevelt,... more...

  • American Gunfightby Stephen Hunter; John Bainbridge

    Simon & Schuster 2005; US$ 15.99

    American Gunfight is the fast-paced, definitive, and breathtakingly suspenseful account of an extraordinary historical event -- the attempted assassination of President Harry Truman in 1950 by two Puerto Rican Nationalists and the bloody shoot-out in the streets of Washington, D.C., that saved the president's life. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winner... more...