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The Truman Years, 1945-1953

1st Edition

By Mark S. Byrnes

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184 pages

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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 trends and cold war foreign policy.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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HISTORY / General
HIS036060
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century