In the time of the Americans

FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, Marshall, MacArthur - the generation that changed America"s role in the world by David Fromkin

Publisher: Macmillan in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 618 Downloads: 822
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Includes bibliography: p587-599. - and index.

StatementDavid Fromkin.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii,618p. ;
Number of Pages618
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22856233M
ISBN 100333638999

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David Fromkin is University Professor and Professor of History at Boston University. He is the author of In the Time of the Americans, a History Book Club selection, and the national best-seller A Peace to End All Peace, which was a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize and was singled out by the New York Times Book Review as one of the thirteen Cited by: 6.

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