ISBN-10:
0072828218
ISBN-13:
9780072828214
Pub. Date:
02/10/2003
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in American History since 1945 / Edition 2

Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in American History since 1945 / Edition 2

by Larry Madaras

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ISBN-13: 9780072828214
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 02/10/2003
Series: Taking Sides Ser.
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 410
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1. American High: 1945-1963ISSUE 1. Was the United States Responsible for the Cold War? YES: Thomas G. Paterson, from Meeting the Communist Threat: Truman to Reagan NO: John Lewis Gaddis, from Russia, the Soviet Union, and the United States: An Interpretive History, 2d ed. ISSUE 2. Did Communism Threaten America's Internal Security After World War II? YES: John Earl Haynes and Harvey Klehr, from Venona: Decoding Soviet Espionage in America NO: Richard M. Fried, from Nightmare in Red: The McCarthy Era in Perspective ISSUE 3. Should President Truman Have Fired General MacArthur? YES: John S. Spanier, from "The Politics of the Korean War", in Phil Williams, Donald M. Goldstein, and Henry L. Andrews, Jr., eds., Security in Korea: War, Stalemate, and Negotiation NO: D. Clayton James with Anne Sharp Wells, from Refighting the Last War: Command and Crisis in Korea, 1950-1953 ISSUE 4. Were the 1950s America's "Happy Days?'' (and more...)

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