The End of an Alliance: James F. Byrnes, Roosevelt, Truman, and the Origins of the Cold War

The End of an Alliance: James F. Byrnes, Roosevelt, Truman, and the Origins of the Cold War

by Robert L. Messer

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Overview

Using recently declassified documents, Messer traces Byrnes's performance from the Yalta Conference through the postwar dealings with the Soviet Union. He sees the failure of the Soviet-American collaboration to continue into the postwar years as the result of several unrelated events—the struggle between Byrnes and Truman to become Roosevelt's successor in 1944, Roosevelt's use of Byrnes as his Yalta salesman," and Byrnes's distorted view of the Yalta Conference."

Originally published in 1982.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807879214
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 11/01/2011
Series: Enduring Editions
Edition description: 1
Pages: 303
Sales rank: 416,833
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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