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Roosevelt's lost alliances : how personal politics helped start the Cold War, Frank Costigliola

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Roosevelt's lost alliances : how personal politics helped start the Cold War
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Roosevelt's lost alliances
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how personal politics helped start the Cold War
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Frank Costigliola
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eng
Summary
In the spring of 1945, as the Allied victory in Europe was approaching, the shape of the postwar world hinged on the personal politics and flawed personalities of Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin. Roosevelt's Lost Alliances captures this moment and shows how FDR crafted a winning coalition by overcoming the different habits, upbringings, sympathies, and past experiences of the three leaders. In particular, Roosevelt trained his famous charm on Stalin, lavishing respect on him, salving his insecurities, and rendering him more amenable to compromise on some matters. Yet, even as he pursued a las
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contains biographical information
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non fiction
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  • bibliography
Roosevelt's lost alliances : how personal politics helped start the Cold War, Frank Costigliola
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Roosevelt's lost alliances : how personal politics helped start the Cold War, Frank Costigliola
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7sqd4
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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multicolored
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Contents
A portrait of the allies as young men : Franklin, Winston, and koba -- From Missy to Molotov : the women and men who sustained the Big Three -- The personal touch : forming the alliance, January-August 1941 -- Transcending differences : Eden goes to Moscow and churchill to washington, december 1941 -- Creating the "family circle" : the torturous path to Tehran, 1942-43 -- "I've worked it out": Roosevelt's plan to win the peace and defy death, 1944-45 -- The diplomacy of trauma : Kennan and his colleagues in Moscow, 1933-46 -- Guns and kisses in the Kremlin : ambassadors Harriman and Clark Kerr encounter Stalin, 1943-46 -- "Roosevelt's death has changed everything" : Truman's first days, April-June 1945 -- The lost alliance : widespread anxiety and deepening ideology, July 1945-March 1946 -- Conclusion and epilogue
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1 online resource (viii, 533 pages)
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