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Eisenhower : Profiles in Power - P G. Boyle

Eisenhower

Profiles in Power

Paperback Published: 12th January 2005
ISBN: 9780582287204
Number Of Pages: 216

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"Eisenhower" is a succinct analytical evaluation of EisenhowerAs presidency that argues that he embodied the spirit of his time and exuded power in a subtle manner.

  • Essential to WW2, American, and Cold War history alike
  • Eisenhower is one of the most important figures in 20th century world history
  • Examines Eisenhower's early military career as well as his presidency
  • The author's opinions are clearly articulated in the book, making this a very fresh and personal account of Eisenhower's political career
  • Part of the award winning "Profiles in Power "series

"Boyle has provided a balanced interpretation that should challenge students to possibly re-evaluate their views of Eisenhower." "H-Net reviews" "a lucid, balanced and well-argued analysis well written and very well researched in both primary and secondary sources. "Iwan Morgan, History Tthe Journal of the Historical Association, Vol. 91, Iss.4, Number 304, October 2006" 'A well crafted and concise synthesis that succeeds in discussing insightfully a diverse body of literature and in encouraging historians to assess Dwight Eisenhower in a new and more positive way.' "Robert Mason, University of Edinburgh"

Introduction
Pre-Presidency, 1890-1952
Creating Stability: Domestic Affairs, 1953-54
Waging Peace: Foreign Affairs, 1953-54
Affluence and Good Feelings: Domestic Affairs, 1955-56
Crises, East, West and Mid-East: Foreign Affairs, 1955-56
The Doldrums: Domestic Affairs, 1957-58
Waging Cold War: Foreign Affairs, 1957-58
Revival of Spirit: Domestic Affairs, 1959-60
High Hopes and Final Disappointment: Foreign Affairs, 1959-60
Conclusion
Bibliography
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ISBN: 9780582287204
ISBN-10: 0582287200
Series: Profiles in Power
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 12th January 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.23 x 13.36  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.26
Edition Number: 1