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050 4 _aE813 -- .H58 1998eb
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090 _aE813 -- .H58 1998eb
100 1 _aHogan, Michael J.
245 1 2 _aA Cross of Iron :
_bHarry S. Truman and the Origins of the National Security State, 1945-1954
260 _aNew York :
_bCambridge University Press,
_c2014.
300 _a1 online resource (539 p.)
490 0 _aeBooks on Demand
505 0 _aCover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- 1 The National Security Discourse: Ideology, Political Culture, and State Making -- II -- III -- IV -- 2 Magna Charta: The National Security Act and the Specter of the Garrison State -- II -- III -- IV -- V -- 3 The High Price of Peace: Guns-and-Butter Politics in the Early Cold War -- II -- III -- IV -- V -- VI -- 4 The Time Tax: American Political Culture and the UMT Debate -- II -- III -- IV
505 8 _a5 ""Chaos and Conflict and Carnage Confounded"": Budget Battles and Defense Reorganization -- II -- III -- IV -- V -- VI -- VII -- 6 Preparing for Permanent War: Economy, Science, and Secrecy in the National Security State -- II -- III -- IV -- V -- VI -- VII -- 7 Turning Point: NSC-68, the Korean War, and the National Security Response -- II -- III -- IV -- V -- 8 Semiwar: The Korean War and Rearmament -- II -- III -- IV -- V -- VI -- VII -- VIII -- 9 The Iron Cross: Solvency, Security, and the Eisenhower Transition -- II -- III -- IV -- V
505 8 _a10 Other Voices: The Public Sphere and the National Security Mentality -- II -- III -- IV -- V -- 11 Conclusion -- II -- Untitled -- Selected Bibliography -- Index
520 _aIn A Cross of Iron, one of the country's most distinguished diplomatic historians provides a comprehensive account of the national security state that emerged in the first decade of the Cold War. Michael J. Hogan traces the process of state-making as it unfolded in struggles to unify the armed forces, harness science to military purposes, mobilize military manpower, control the defense budget, and distribute the cost of defense across the economy. At stake, Hogan argues, was a fundamental contest over the nation's political identity and postwar purpose. President Harry S. Truman and his succes
588 _aDescription based upon print version of record.
650 4 _aCold War.
650 4 _aNational security -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
650 4 _aPolitical culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
650 4 _aTruman, Harry S., -- 1884-1972.
650 4 _aUnited States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1953.
655 0 _aElectronic books.
700 1 _aMichael J, Hogan.
776 0 8 _iPrint version:
_aHogan, Michael J.
_tA Cross of Iron : Harry S. Truman and the Origins of the National Security State, 1945-1954
_dNew York : Cambridge University Press,c2014
_z9780521640442
856 4 0 _uhttp://uttyler.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=1771342
_yClick here to view this ebook.
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