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Eisenhower and the cold war

by Robert A. Divine

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Eisenhower, Dwight D. 1890-1969,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1953-1961

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRobert A. Divine.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE835 .D54
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 181 p. ;
      Number of Pages181
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4105902M
      ISBN 100195028236, 0195028244
      LC Control Number80020600

        Following the July end of the Korean War—and despite the Cold War heating up—Eisenhower significantly slashed defense spending by 27 percent after the armistice ended the Korean War. “[This book] not only offers an original and convincing interpretation of Eisenhower’s foreign policy, it also provides a much-needed synthesis of the literature on Cold War propaganda and psywar. As such, it deserves to be required reading in graduate seminars on the Cold War and modern U.S. foreign policy for a long time to come.”.

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . Aerial Intelligence During the Cold War These documents focus on aerial intelligence operations during the Eisenhower Administration. The documents date from November to September and provide an overview of the nature of the cold war atmosphere which existed during Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidential years.

      It will certainly ease you to see guide chapter 37 cold war reading guide the eisenhower era packet Chapter 37 Cold War Reading Guide The Eisenhower Era 37 The Cold War Begins, – The next two chapters present the story of the great postwar “baby boom” generation (i.e., people born between and ).   Throughout his two-term presidency, Dwight D. Eisenhower faced the challenge of managing a period of peacetime prosperity after more than two decades of depression, war, and postwar inflation. The essential issue he addressed was how the country would pay for the deepening Cold War and the Pages:


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Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th U.S. president (–61), who had been supreme commander of the Allied forces in western Europe during World War II. A republican, as president, he presided over a period that was characterized by economic prosperity and conformity in the midst of the Cold War.

A very interesting book whose author is a member of the school of thought which sees Eisenhower as an engaged and "hands on" president. This is a good book to become acquainted with the Eisenhower portion of the Cold War, but is not meant to be comprehensive. flag Like see review Michael rated it really liked it/5.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower, as supreme commander of Allied forces during World War II, led the massive invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe that began on D-Day.

Later, as U.S president, he managed Cold War. Eisenhower and the Cold War Economy Eisenhower and the Cold War Economy William M. McClenahan Jr. and William H. Becker Throughout his two-term presidency, Dwight D.

Eisenhower faced the challenge of managing a period of peacetime prosperity after more than two decades of depression, war, and postwar inflation. "A judicious and cogent vindication of Eisenhower's prudent and moderate conduct of statecraft during his two terms."--Stephen J. Whitfield, Brandeis University "This excellent survey by a distinguished diplomatic historian represents an important contribution to the ongoing process of Eisenhower revisionism."--History: Reviews of New Books "Those who are concerned with 3/5(1).

Of course, Cold War tensions ran high during the ’s, and John Kennedy inherited a number of crises when he entered office, but Divine argues that Eisenhower accomplished a great deal.

Home / Articles / Eisenhower and the Cold War Successful presidents do not need to come through the political process, but whatever their background, they need to be able to lead intelligently and to make sense of and mould the coalitions of interest—both domestic and international—that provide the opportunity to ensure the implementation.

Susan Eisenhower’s new book How Ike Led examines the principles behind Eisenhower’s biggest decisions. Few people have made decisions as momentous as Eisenhower—from World War II to the early years of the Cold War. He was a man of character, a principled leader who embraced accountability and worked tirelessly to forge unity of purpose.

Dino A. Brugioni, author of the best-selling account of the Cuban Missile crisis, Eyeball to Eyeball, draws on his long CIA career as one of the world's premier experts on aerial reconnaissance to. Throughout his two-term presidency, Dwight D. Eisenhower faced the challenge of managing a period of peacetime prosperity after more than two decades of depression, war, and postwar inflation.

The essential issue he addressed was how the country would pay for the deepening Cold War and the extent to which such unprecedented peacetime. A judicious and cogent vindication of Eisenhower's prudent and moderate conduct of statecraft during his two terms.3/5(1). the new york historical society hosted this event.

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what i want to try and do is to use eisenhower to look at the cold war and look at use the cold war to look at eisenhower. there were periods of time that.

Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th president of the United States, promoted Atoms for Peace at the United Nations General Assembly in order to ease Cold War :   This book, originating as a dissertation at the University of Virginia, is a modest study of a distinct, significant event in the history of the Eisenhower administration that has not received much more than passing interest from historians working on the Cold War.

The story told here is straightforward/5(2). Eisenhower entered the White House in determined to roll back Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal liberalism, which he derided as “creeping socialism.

” A Republican, Eisenhower wanted to reduce the size and influence of the federal government, give more power to state governments, and allow corporate profits to boost the national. The Gaither Committee, Eisenhower, and the Cold War is the first book to examine the role of the Gaither committee in detail, and David L.

Snead argues that it provided the American government with a blueprint for waging the Cold War. David L. Snead is a visiting assistant professor of history at the. the united states it's worth bear in mind that the legacy and the history of the cold war was one of much of america's 20th century.

and the forces in the soviet union was not during the period that you tend to think is the cold war which is from and and much of eisenhower's -- much of the people in the army who served with him are being framed by the. Greg Cusack J The Cold war – a period that is usually dated from (or ) until the dissolution of the Soviet Union in – continues to influence us today.

Indeed, with renewed tensions between Russia and the West and the rise to great power status of modern China, it is clear that many of the most pernicious characteristics of that time – rising /5(99).

Eisenhower and the cold war (Book, ) [] Get this from a library! Eisenhower and the cold war. [Robert A Divine] -- AnnotationBeloved as a World War II hero, Dwight D. Eisenhower was for many years considerably less appreciated as a president.Eisenhower Decides to Run: Presidential Politics and Cold War Strategy is a book by historian William B.

Pickett, a professor (now emeritus) at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana.Project Solarium was an American national-level exercise in strategy and foreign policy design convened by President Dwight D.

Eisenhower in the summer of It was intended to produce consensus among senior officials in the national security community on the most effective strategy for responding to Soviet expansionism in the wake of the early Cold War.