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A Companion to Dwight D. Eisenhower


A Companion to Dwight D. Eisenhower


Wiley Blackwell Companions to American History 1. Aufl.

von: Chester J. Pach

135,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 07.04.2017
ISBN/EAN: 9781119027676
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 592

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A Companion to Dwight D. Eisenhower brings new depth to the historiography of this significant and complex figure, providing a comprehensive and up-to-date depiction of both the man and era. Thoughtfully incorporates new and significant literature on Dwight D. Eisenhower Thoroughly examines both the Eisenhower era and the man himself, broadening the historical scope by which Eisenhower is understood and interpreted Presents a complete picture of Eisenhower’s many roles in historical context: the individual, general, president, politician, and citizen This Companion is the ideal starting point for anyone researching America during the Eisenhower years and an invaluable guide for graduate students and advanced undergraduates in history, political science, and policy studies Meticulously edited by a leading authority on the Eisenhower presidency with chapters by international experts on political, international, social, and cultural history
Notes on Contributors x Introduction: Eisenhower, Yesterday and Today 1Chester J. Pach Part I General of the Army 7 1 Years of Preparation, 1890–1941 9Jonathan Reed Winkler 2 Eisenhower in World War II 26Nicholas Evan Sarantakes 3 Eisenhower and the Onset of the Cold War, 1945–1949 57Thomas Bruscino 4 Eisenhower as NATO Commander 73Andrew M. Johnston Part II President 93 Ike’s America 95 5 The Baby Boom, Youth Culture, and Family Life 96Carolyn Herbst Lewis 6 Cities and Suburbs in the Eisenhower Era 114Amy L. Scott 7 American Politics at Mid-Century 134Gary W. Reichard Leadership and Politics 151 8 Eisenhower Republicanism 152Steven Wagner 9 Leadership and Decision-Making 169Richard V. Damms Domestic Policy 189 10 Eisenhower, the Red Scare, and Domestic Anticommunism 190Andrew J. Falk 11 Eisenhower and African American Civil Rights 207David A. Nichols 12 Managing the Economy 227Iwan Morgan 13 Eisenhower and Social Welfare 246Andrew Morris 14 Natural Resources, Conservation, and the Environment 264J. Brooks Flippen National Security and the Cold War 280 15 Eisenhower and the Korean War 281James I. Matray 16 Eisenhower’s National Security Policies 308David L. Snead 17 Eisenhower, Nuclear Weapons, and Arms Control 327Philip Nash 18. Eisenhower, the CIA, and Covert Action 350James Callanan 19 Propaganda and Public Diplomacy 370Kenneth Osgood America and the World 394 20 NATO, Western Europe, and the Eisenhower Administration 395Robert T. Davis II 21 Special or Not So Special? Anglo-American Relations 417Michael F. Hopkins 22 Eisenhower and Latin America 435Stephen G. Rabe 23 Eisenhower, China, and Taiwan 453Scott Kaufman 24 Eisenhower and the Third World 472Kevin E. Grimm 25 Eisenhower, Indochina, and Vietnam 494Kathryn C. Statler 26 The Arab–Israeli Dispute and the Middle East 517Peter L. Hahn Part III Citizen 535 27 After the Presidency 537Stephen T. Pfeffer Index 555

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