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Harry S. Truman and the modern American presidency

Robert H Ferrell

Harry S. Truman and the modern American presidency

by Robert H Ferrell

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Published by HarperCollins in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Truman, Harry S., -- 1884-1972,
  • Executive power -- United States,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert H. Ferrell. Edited by Oscar Handlin.
    GenreBiography
    SeriesLibrary of American biography, Library of American biography (New York, N.Y.)
    ContributionsHandlin, Oscar, 1915-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 220 p. :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22856258M

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