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Acheson: The Secretary of State Who Created the American World

By: James Chace

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: August 1998

Seller ID: 17567

ISBN: 0684808439

Condition: New


"Acheson" is the first complete biography of the most important and controversial secretary of state of the twentieth century. More than any other of the renowned "Wise Men" who together proposed our vision of the world in the aftermath of World War II, Dean Acheson was the quintessential man of action. Drawing on Acheson family diaries and letters as well as recent revelations from Russian and Chinese archives, historian James Chace traces Acheson's remarkable life, from his days as a schoolboy at Groton and his carefree life at Yale to his work for President Franklin Roosevelt on internat... View more info