The Lost Peace: Leadership in a Time of Horror and Hope, 1945-1953, Dallek, Robert

The Lost Peace: Leadership in a Time of Horror and Hope, 1945-1953

Authors: Dallek, Robert
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
BISAC/Subject: HIS027100, HIS037070, POL010000
ISBN: 9780062016713, Related ISBNs: 0062016717, 9780061628672, 9780062016713
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 432
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

"Robert Dallek brings to this majestic work a profound understanding of history, a deep engagement in foreign policy, and a lifetime of studying leadership. The story of what went wrong during the postwar period…has never been more intelligently explored." —Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Team of Rivals

Robert Dalleck follows his bestselling Nixon and Kissenger: Partners in Power and An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963 with this masterful account of the crucial period that shaped the postwar world. As the Obama Administration struggles to define its strategy for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, Dallek's critical and compelling look at Truman, Churchill, Stalin, and other world leaders in the wake of World War II not only offers important historical perspective but provides timely insight on America's course into the future.

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