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The Resource Winning the peace : the Marshall Plan and America's coming of age as a superpower, Nicolaus Mills

Winning the peace : the Marshall Plan and America's coming of age as a superpower, Nicolaus Mills

Label
Winning the peace : the Marshall Plan and America's coming of age as a superpower
Title
Winning the peace
Title remainder
the Marshall Plan and America's coming of age as a superpower
Statement of responsibility
Nicolaus Mills
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Sixty years ago Secretary of State George Marshall revolutionized American foreign policy when he called on the United States to come to the aid of war-torn Europe. In this book, the author explores how the Marshall Plan, with its combination of diplomacy and pragmatism, and provides valuable lessons from the past about what America can and cannot do as a superpower. He reminds readers that the U.S. resisted the urge to tell European leaders how things would be, understanding that regional problems required regional solutions. The lessons of the Marshall Plan are key to solving tomorrows global challenges
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
HC240
LC item number
.M637 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Winning the peace : the Marshall Plan and America's coming of age as a superpower, Nicolaus Mills
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-275) and index
Contents
Introduction : shared expectations -- Lifeline -- Roosevelt's general -- The organizer of victory -- Annus horrendus -- The road to June 5 -- America in Paris -- "As though I was running for the Senate or the presidency" -- On the campaign trail -- Launching the heroic adventure -- Exorcising history -- Epilogue : the Nobel Peace Prize -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index
Control code
155123661
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 290 p.
Isbn
9780470097557
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2007027345
System control number
(OCoLC)155123661
Label
Winning the peace : the Marshall Plan and America's coming of age as a superpower, Nicolaus Mills
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-275) and index
Contents
Introduction : shared expectations -- Lifeline -- Roosevelt's general -- The organizer of victory -- Annus horrendus -- The road to June 5 -- America in Paris -- "As though I was running for the Senate or the presidency" -- On the campaign trail -- Launching the heroic adventure -- Exorcising history -- Epilogue : the Nobel Peace Prize -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index
Control code
155123661
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 290 p.
Isbn
9780470097557
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2007027345
System control number
(OCoLC)155123661

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