In the Time of the Americans: FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, Marshall, MacArthur-The Generation That Changed America 's Role in the World (Paperback)

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Coming of age during World War I and attaining their finest hour in World War II and the Cold War, these men -- FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, Marshall, MacArthur -- transformed America from an isolated frontier nation into a global superpower. As he tells their stories, Fromkin, author of A Peace to End All Peace, shows how this generation not only made America great but largely succeeded in making it a force for good.

About the Author

David Fromkin, University Professor, is a professor of international relations, of history, and of law at Boston University, as well as the author of "The Independence of Nations" and "A Peace to End All Peace".
Product Details
ISBN: 9780679767282
ISBN-10: 0679767282
Publisher: Vintage Books
Publication Date: April 30th, 1996
Pages: 800
Language: English