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Featuring contributions from the most accomplished scholars in the field, A Companion to Harry S. Truman assesses this pivotal historical figure as a historical figure, politician, president, and strategist. This companion offers a wide-ranging presentation of the many different interpretations of the Truman presidency and its significance in American and world history. Eschewing any one methodology or approach, it explores the varying views of Truman as a historical figure of great complexity, changeability, and continuing fascination.
With contributions from the most accomplished scholars
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Featuring contributions from the most accomplished scholars in the field, A Companion to Harry S. Truman assesses this pivotal historical figure as a historical figure, politician, president, and strategist. This companion offers a wide-ranging presentation of the many different interpretations of the Truman presidency and its significance in American and world history. Eschewing any one methodology or approach, it explores the varying views of Truman as a historical figure of great complexity, changeability, and continuing fascination.
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 to the historiography of Truman and his policies * Features a variety of historiographic methodologies
Autorenporträt
Dan Margolies is Professor of History at Virginia Wesleyan College. He is the author of Henry Watterson and the New South: The Politics of Empire, Free Trade, and Globalization (2006) and Spaces of Law in American Foreign Relations: Extradition and Extraterritoriality in the Borderlands and Beyond, 1877-1898 (2011).
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"An invaluable source for all who study the early cold war period. Margolies has brought together a group of highly talented scholars who synthesize the latest historiography of the Truman years in domestic and global context." (Expofairs.com, 26 June 2013)