Eisenhower and the Cold War

Eisenhower and the Cold War

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Argues that Eisenhower was a stronger president than previously believed and was responsible for many important accomplishments in the area of foreign policy and the quest for peaceshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 132.08 x 198.12 x 10.16mm | 204.12g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195028244
  • 9780195028249
  • 1,429,800

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Beloved as a World War II hero, Dwight D. Eisenhower was for many years considerably less appreciated as a president. He was viewed as a lazy and ineffectual statesman, a 'do-nothing' who relied on men like Sherman Adams and John Foster Dulles to conduct national affairs.show more

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Those who are concerned with present policy and its consequences will find these essays provocative. * Military Review * This excellent survey by a distinguished diplomatic historian represents an important contribution to the ongoing process of Eisenhower revisionism. * History: Reviews of New Books * A judicious and cogent vindication of Eisenhower's prudent and moderate conduct of statecraft during his two terms. * Stephen J. Whitfield, Brandeis University *show more

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