Truman and Korea: The Political Culture of the Early Cold War

By Paul G. Pierpaoli Jr. | Go to book overview
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CONTENTS
Acknowledgments ix
Abbreviations xi
Introduction 1
I. NSC-68 and the Outbreak of the Korean War Toward a Piecemeal Mobilization, April—November 1950 16
II. “An Entirely New War” The Chinese Intervention and the Institutionalization of Rearmament, December—January 1951 49
III. Labor's Cold Shoulder The Price and Wage Freeze and a Crisis-Filled Spring, February-May 1951 82
IV. The Politics of Rearmament Guns or Butter or Guns and Butter? June—December 1951 119
V. Crises of Confidence The Steel Crisis, Congressional Intransigence, and the Evolution of National Security, January—June 1952 160
VI. Toward a Tenuous Normalcy Decontrol and the General's Arrival, July 1952—February 1953 195
Conclusion 224
Bibliography 237
Index 255

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