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