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Truman's administrations, April 12, 1945-1953

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Noir Fortiesby Richard Lingeman

    Nation Books 2012; US$ 29.99

      From one of our finest cultural historians, The Noir Forties is a vivid reexamination of America?s postwar period, that ?age of anxiety? characterized by the dissipation of victory dreams, the onset of the Red Scare, and a nascent resistance to the growing Cold War consensus. Richard Lingeman examines a brief but momentous and crowded time,... more...

  • Citizen Soldierby Aida Donald

    Basic Books 2012; US$ 26.99

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  • A Companion to Harry S. Trumanby Daniel S. Margolies

    Wiley 2012; US$ 200.95

    With contributions from the most accomplished scholars in the field, this fascinating companion to one of America's pivotal presidents assesses Harry S. Truman as a historical figure, politician, president and strategist. Assembles many of the top historians in their fields who assess critical aspects of the Truman presidency Provides new approaches... more...

  • 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...

  • A Safe Havenby Ronald Radosh; Allis Radosh

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    ?[This] revelatory account of Truman's vital contributions to Israel's founding. . .is told. . . with an elegance informed by thorough research." ? Wall Street Journal "Even knowing how the story ends, A Safe Haven had me sitting on the edge of my seat.? ?Cokie Roberts A dramatic, detailed account of the events leading up to the creation... more...