A Companion to Harry S. Truman

A Companion to Harry S. Truman

Editor(s): Daniel S. Margolies

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012 08:05AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444331417

Online ISBN: 9781118300718

DOI: 10.1002/9781118300718

About this Book

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

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Considering Truman in Historical Perspective

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  2. Part II: Enduring Questions

  3. Part III: Truman, the State, and the World System

  4. Part IV: The Truman Presidency and the Shaping of Postwar American Society

    1. Chapter Fourteen

      Truman and Civil Rights (pages 287–302)

      Jeffrey L. Littlejohn and Charles H. Ford

  5. Part V: Truman' Foreign Policy

  6. Part VI: America and the Postwar Pacific Rim

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