The Cold War

Author: John Lewis Gaddis
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241958717
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In fact, of course, the century's end brought the widespread triumph of political and economic freedom over its ideological enemies. In The Cold War, John Lewis Gaddis makes a major contribution to our understanding of this epochal story.

The Cold War

Author: Odd Arne Westad
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0465093132
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But in this major new work, Bancroft Prize-winning scholar Odd Arne Westad argues that the Cold War must be understood as a global ideological confrontation, with early roots in the Industrial Revolution and ongoing repercussions around the ...

The Cold War

Author: Jussi M. Hanhimäki
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199272808
Size: 71.86 MB
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This volume presents the different kinds of materials necessary to understand what the Cold War was about, how it was fought, and the ways in which itaffected the lives of people around the globe.By depicting the experiences of East Berlin ...

The Real History Of The Cold War

Author: Alan Axelrod
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402763021
Size: 13.57 MB
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Documents the hostile relations between the United States and the Soviet Union throughout the latter half of the twentieth century while probing such events as the Cuban missile crisis, McCarthyism, and the Vietnam War.

The Cold War

Author: Martin Walker
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805034547
Size: 37.53 MB
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Goes beyond the headlines of the Marshall Plan, the Berlin Airlift, Korea, and Vietnam to take an in-depth look at the situation of the United States before, during, and after the Cold War

From The Cold War To A New Era

Author: Don Oberdorfer
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801859229
Size: 28.68 MB
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Replete with revealing portraits of historical personalities, as riveting as a spy thriller, this is an enthralling record of history in the making.

The Cold War

Author: Bridget Kendall
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473530873
Size: 17.42 MB
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Alongside in-depth analysis that explains the historical and political context, the book draws on exclusive interviews with individuals who lived through the conflict's key events, offering a variety of perspectives that reveal how the Cold ...

The Rebellion Of Ronald Reagan

Author: James Mann
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440686394
Size: 77.96 MB
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Ultimately, The Rebellion of Ronald Reagan dispels the facile stereotypes surrounding America's fortieth president in favor of a levelheaded, cogent understanding of an often misunderstood man.

The Long War

Author: Andrew J. Bacevich
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231131593
Size: 66.19 MB
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Second is the view that the Cold War security strategies of containment and
deterrence of power- ful adversaries no longer apply because the new enemies
are rogue or failed states that give rise to, or assist, tyrants and terrorists, who
make weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) their weapons of first choice. Thus
the U.S. must be ready to strike unilaterally and preemptively, i.e., before threats
are fully formed.2 Third is the belief that the “lessons of history” demonstrate that
market ...

The United States And Europe After The Cold War

Author: John William Holmes
Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press
ISBN: 9781570031076
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In The United States and Europe after the Cold War, he explores the possibilities for future transatlantic relations in light of NATO's ebbing usefulness.