The Resource Freedom betrayed : Herbert Hoover's secret history of the Second World War and its aftermath, edited with an introduction by George H. Nash

Freedom betrayed : Herbert Hoover's secret history of the Second World War and its aftermath, edited with an introduction by George H. Nash

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Freedom betrayed : Herbert Hoover's secret history of the Second World War and its aftermath
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Freedom betrayed
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Herbert Hoover's secret history of the Second World War and its aftermath
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edited with an introduction by George H. Nash
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eng
Summary
The culmination of an extraordinary literary project that Herbert Hoover launched during World War II, his "magnum opus"--at last published nearly fifty years after its completion--offers a revisionist reexamination of the war and its cold war aftermath and a sweeping indictment of the "lost statesmanship" of Franklin Roosevelt. Freedom Betrayed: Herbert Hoover's Secret History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath originated as a volume of Hoover's memoirs, a book initially focused on his battle against President Roosevelt's foreign policies before Pearl Harbor. As time went on, however, Hoover widened his scope to include Roosevelt's foreign policies during the war, as well as the war's consequences: the expansion of the Soviet empire at war's end and the eruption of the cold war against the Communists. On issue after issue, Hoover raises crucial questions that continue to be debated to this day. Did Franklin Roosevelt deceitfully maneuver the United States into an undeclared and unconstitutional naval war with Germany in 1941? Did he unnecessarily appease Joseph Stalin at the pivotal Tehran conference in 1943? Did communist agents and sympathizers in the White House, Department of State, and Department of the Treasury play a malign role in some of America's wartime decisions? Hoover raises numerous arguments that challenge us to think again about our past. Whether or not one ultimately accepts his arguments, the exercise of confronting them will be worthwhile to all
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1874-1964
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Hoover, Herbert
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940.53/73
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illustrations
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index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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1945-
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Nash, George H.
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Hoover Institution Press publication
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no. 598
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Cold War
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
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Freedom betrayed : Herbert Hoover's secret history of the Second World War and its aftermath, edited with an introduction by George H. Nash
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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A great intellectual and moral plague comes to free men -- I make an appraisal of the forces moving among nations in 1938 -- A revolution in American foreign policies -- 1939: in Europe, a year of monstrous evils for mankind -- The Communist-Nazi conquest of Europe -- More American action--stronger than words--but less than war -- Brainwashing the American people -- The revolution in American foreign policies continued -- The opportunity to make lasting peace comes to Franklin Roosevelt -- The road to war -- The march of conferences -- The march of conferences--the Tehran-Cairo conferences November-December 1943 -- The march of conferences -- The march of conferences--the Yalta conference: February 4-11, 1945 -- The rise, decline and fall of the Atlantic Charter -- The first days of the Truman administration -- The march of conferences--the Potsdam conference and after -- A step-by-step history of Poland -- The decline and fall of free China--a case history -- The case history of Korea -- Vengeance comes to Germany -- Appendix: Selected documents pertaining to Freedom betrayed
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24 cm.
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cxx, 957 pages
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9780817912345
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(alk. paper)
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2011036861
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
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illustrations
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  • 423598
  • (OCoLC)ocn701013353
  • (OCoLC)701013353
  • 419707
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Freedom betrayed : Herbert Hoover's secret history of the Second World War and its aftermath, edited with an introduction by George H. Nash
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A great intellectual and moral plague comes to free men -- I make an appraisal of the forces moving among nations in 1938 -- A revolution in American foreign policies -- 1939: in Europe, a year of monstrous evils for mankind -- The Communist-Nazi conquest of Europe -- More American action--stronger than words--but less than war -- Brainwashing the American people -- The revolution in American foreign policies continued -- The opportunity to make lasting peace comes to Franklin Roosevelt -- The road to war -- The march of conferences -- The march of conferences--the Tehran-Cairo conferences November-December 1943 -- The march of conferences -- The march of conferences--the Yalta conference: February 4-11, 1945 -- The rise, decline and fall of the Atlantic Charter -- The first days of the Truman administration -- The march of conferences--the Potsdam conference and after -- A step-by-step history of Poland -- The decline and fall of free China--a case history -- The case history of Korea -- Vengeance comes to Germany -- Appendix: Selected documents pertaining to Freedom betrayed
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
cxx, 957 pages
Isbn
9780817912345
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011036861
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 423598
  • (OCoLC)ocn701013353
  • (OCoLC)701013353
  • 419707

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