Department Publication

A Preponderance of Power

National Security, the Truman Administration, and the Cold War

Melvyn P. Leffler

Edward Stettinius Professor of History
( Stanford, July 1993 )

The most comprehensive history to date of the Truman administration's progressive embroilment in the Cold War.

  • 1993 Bancroft Prize
  • 1993 Hoover Book Award
  • 1993 Robert H. Ferrell Book Prize


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