The First Summit / Edition 1

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Winner of the Society of American Historians Francis Parkman Prize

"The new material puts The First Summit once again on the cutting edge of the historical debate. Even bureaucratic politics comes alive. . . . This is a most important book."—J. Garry Clifford, author of The First Peacetime Draft

Author Biography: Theodore A. Wilson is professor of history at the University of Kansas and general editor of the Modern War Studies series. He is the editor of D-Day 1944 and coeditor of Victory in Europe 1945: From World War to Cold War.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780700604852
  • Publisher: University Press of Kansas
  • Publication date: 7/1/1991
  • Series: Modern War Studies Series
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 340
  • Sales rank: 1,035,465
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii
1 Beginnings 1
2 Final Preparations 21
3 Down to the Sea in Ships 37
4 Through Rough Seas to Safe Harbor 56
5 The Meeting Begins 77
6 United in Purpose 97
7 Hypothetical Questions 111
8 The Third Climacteric 135
9 The Atlantic Charter 149
10 Good-bye, Columbus 176
11 Homeward Bound 190
12 The Aftermath 205
13 Epilogue 228
Notes 237
Selected Bibliography 291
The Participants 309
Index 311
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