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Henry L. Stimson

Government (21-Sep-1867 — 20-Oct-1950)


Richard N. Current. Secretary Stimson: A Study in Statecraft. Rutgers University Press. 1954. 272pp.

Larry G. Gerber. The Limits of Liberalism: Josephus Daniels, Henry Stimson, Bernard Baruch, Donald Richberg, Felix Frankfurter, and the Development of the Modern American Political Economy. New York University Press. 1983. 425pp.

Godfrey Hodgson. The Colonel: The Life and Wars of Henry Stimson, 1867-1950. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1990. 402pp.

Sean L. Malloy. Atomic Tragedy: Henry L. Stimson and the Decision to Use the Bomb Against Japan. Cornell University Press. 2008. 264pp.

Elting Elmore Morison. Turmoil and Tradition: A Study of the Life and Times of Henry L. Stimson. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1960. 686pp.

Armin Rappaport. Henry L. Stimson and Japan, 1931-1933. University of Chicago Press. 1963. 238pp.

David F. Schmitz. Henry L. Stimson: The First Wise Man. Rowman & Littlefield. 2001. 222pp.


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