Truman and MacArthur: Policy, Politics, and the Hunger for Honor and Renown

Truman and MacArthur: Policy, Politics, and the Hunger for Honor and Renown

by Michael D . Pearlman (Author)

Synopsis

Offers an account of the very public confrontation between President Harry S Truman and General Douglas MacArthur over the military's role in the conduct of foreign policy. This book explores partisan politics in Washington and the political power of military officers in an administration too weak to carry national policy on its own.

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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 376
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Published: 05 Jun 2008

ISBN 10: 0253350662
ISBN 13: 9780253350664