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A Companion to Harry S. Truman

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 30.07.2012
  • Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
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A Companion to Harry S. Truman

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 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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    Erscheinungsdatum: 30.07.2012
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A Companion to Harry S. Truman

Notes on Contributors

Stephanie Trombley Averill is an Assistant Professor of History at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Her dissertation, "Forging the West in Words and Iron," examined the rhetoric of identity accompanying and supplementing the decision to rearm the Federal Republic of Germany and its incorporation into NATO. She is currently researching the first Status of Forces Agreements and the problem of sovereignty within "free world" alliance systems.

Gregg Brazinsky is an Associate Professor of History and International Affairs at the George Washington University. His first book, Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans and the Making of a Democracy appeared in 2007 from University of North Carolina Press. He is completing a new book on Sino-American competition in the Third World during the Cold War.

Curt Cardwell is Associate Professor of History at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. He is the author of NSC 68 and the Political Economy of the Early Cold War published by Cambridge University Press.

Steven Casey is Reader in International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the author of Cautious Crusade: Franklin Roosevelt, American Public Opinion and the War against Nazi Germany (Oxford University Press, 2001), and Selling the Korean War: Propaganda, Politics and Public Opinion (Oxford University Press, 2008), which won the 2010 Truman Book Award.

Benjamin A. Coates is Assistant Professor of History at Wake Forest University, where he teaches the history of the U.S. and the World. He earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 2010 and has received fellowships from the U.S. Institute of Peace and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. His current book manuscript, entitled Legalist Empire , explores the creation of the American international law profession and the role of lawyers in building an American empire in the early twentieth century.

Michael Donoghue received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Rhode Island. In 2006 he received his Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut where he studied under Thomas G. Paterson and Frank Costigliola. He was a 2002–3 recipient of a Fulbright Overseas Research Grant which he spent in the Republic of Panama. He currently works as an Assistant Professor of History at Marquette University where his specialty is U.S. foreign relations history and the history of U.S.–Latin American relations. His book Borderland on the Isthmus: Zonians, Panamanians, West Indians, and the Struggle of the Canal Zone 1939 – 1979 is forthcoming from Duke University Press.

Charles H. Ford , Ph.D., is a Professor of History at Norfolk State University (NSU). He also serves as the Interim Associate Dean of the University's College of Liberal Arts and as Acting Chair of its History Department. In the 1990s, his primary research areas were in eighteenth-century Britain and the Atlantic world, and he published Hannah More: A Critical Biography in 1996. In this century, Dr. Ford has pursued and published – along with his colleagues, Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander of NSU and Dr. Jeffrey Littlejohn, once of NSU and now at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas – a number of projects explicitly dealing with the desegregation of public schools in Norfolk, Virginia. Ford and Littlejohn's Elusive Equality: Desegregation and Resegregation in Norfolk's Public Schools is under contract at the University of Virginia Press.

Andrew D. Grossman is Professor of Political Science at Albion College in Albion, Michigan. He works in the area of American political development, homeland security policy, and national

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