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The Resource Harry S. Truman, Laura K. Egendorf, book editor

Harry S. Truman, Laura K. Egendorf, book editor

Label
Harry S. Truman
Title
Harry S. Truman
Statement of responsibility
Laura K. Egendorf, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.918/092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E813
LC item number
.H368 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Egendorf, Laura K.
Series statement
Presidents and their decisions
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Truman, Harry S
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Harry S. Truman, Laura K. Egendorf, book editor
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy038/2001033510.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-261) and index
Contents
Foreword -- Harry S. Truman : a biography -- Dropping the atomic bomb on Japan -- Truman's military experience helped shape his decision to drop the bomb / Alonzo L. Hamby ; Dropping the atomic bomb was the only way to force Japan's surrender / Donald Kagan ; Decision to drop the bomb saved American and Japanese lives / Thomas B. Allen and Norman Polmar ; Dropping the atomic bomb was unnecessary / Gar Alperovitz ; Truman failed as a statesman when he decided to drop the bomb / John Rawls -- Truman Doctrine and the rebuilding of Europe -- Truman Doctrine increased Truman's authority / Lynn Boyd Hinds and Theodore Otto Windt Jr. ; Truman doctrine needlessly harmed U.S.-Soviet relations / Roger S. Whitcomb ; Marshall Plan helped save Europe's economy / Theodore A. Wilson ; Marshall Plan did not improve the European economy / Jeffrey Tucker ; Truman handled the Berlin crisis cautiously / Avi Shlaim -- Korean War -- Threat of communism led to Truman's decision to intervene in Korea / Burton I. Kaufman ; Truman made several poor decisions during the Korean War / Donald Johnston ; Truman-MacArthur controversy exemplifies differing views on the Korean War / James L. Stokesbury ; Truman was partially vindicated in his decision to dismiss MacArthur / Harry J. Middleton ; Truman was wrong to dismiss MacArthur / Courtney Whitney -- Truman's domestic policies -- Korean War diverted support away from Truman's Fair Deal / Alonzo L. Hamby ; Truman failed to support liberal causes / Charles Peters ; Truman helped advance civil rights / Donald R. McCoy and Richard T. Ruetten ; Truman was overly cautious in his civil rights agenda / Barton J. Bernstein
Control code
ocm46858771
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
270 p.
Isbn
9780737709193
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001033510
Other control number
9780737709193
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
1011251
System control number
(Sirsi) i0737709197
Label
Harry S. Truman, Laura K. Egendorf, book editor
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy038/2001033510.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-261) and index
Contents
Foreword -- Harry S. Truman : a biography -- Dropping the atomic bomb on Japan -- Truman's military experience helped shape his decision to drop the bomb / Alonzo L. Hamby ; Dropping the atomic bomb was the only way to force Japan's surrender / Donald Kagan ; Decision to drop the bomb saved American and Japanese lives / Thomas B. Allen and Norman Polmar ; Dropping the atomic bomb was unnecessary / Gar Alperovitz ; Truman failed as a statesman when he decided to drop the bomb / John Rawls -- Truman Doctrine and the rebuilding of Europe -- Truman Doctrine increased Truman's authority / Lynn Boyd Hinds and Theodore Otto Windt Jr. ; Truman doctrine needlessly harmed U.S.-Soviet relations / Roger S. Whitcomb ; Marshall Plan helped save Europe's economy / Theodore A. Wilson ; Marshall Plan did not improve the European economy / Jeffrey Tucker ; Truman handled the Berlin crisis cautiously / Avi Shlaim -- Korean War -- Threat of communism led to Truman's decision to intervene in Korea / Burton I. Kaufman ; Truman made several poor decisions during the Korean War / Donald Johnston ; Truman-MacArthur controversy exemplifies differing views on the Korean War / James L. Stokesbury ; Truman was partially vindicated in his decision to dismiss MacArthur / Harry J. Middleton ; Truman was wrong to dismiss MacArthur / Courtney Whitney -- Truman's domestic policies -- Korean War diverted support away from Truman's Fair Deal / Alonzo L. Hamby ; Truman failed to support liberal causes / Charles Peters ; Truman helped advance civil rights / Donald R. McCoy and Richard T. Ruetten ; Truman was overly cautious in his civil rights agenda / Barton J. Bernstein
Control code
ocm46858771
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
270 p.
Isbn
9780737709193
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001033510
Other control number
9780737709193
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
1011251
System control number
(Sirsi) i0737709197

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