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By Daniel S. Margolies

With contributions from the main complete students within the box, this interesting better half to at least one of America's pivotal presidents assesses Harry S. Truman as a ancient determine, flesh presser, president and strategist.

  • Assembles the various most sensible historians of their fields who determine serious features of the Truman presidency
  • Provides new techniques to the historiography of Truman and his policies
  • Features numerous historiographic methodologies

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