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America's Germany: John J. Mccloy And The Federal Republic Of Germany
America's Germany: John J. Mccloy And The Federal Republic Of Germany
By Thomas Alan Schwartz
Harvard University Press, 1991, 404 pp

The status of Germany is a pivot in the international history of this century: Germany as threat, Germany as contested arena, Germany reunited. No American wielded as much influence on the German question over so long a time as John McCloy. This solid study illuminates both the complex issues and McCloy's skill as a shrewd, self-confident problem-solver and engaging negotiator.