Includes bibliographical references.
|LC Classifications||DK66 .B66|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 265 p.|
|Number of Pages||265|
|LC Control Number||73085062|
Spy fiction relating to the Cold War. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. According to some, the beginning of the Cold War was between and , while the end was in , with the dispute being over the way Europe was divided. Others historians trace the start of the Cold War to the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia in and its end in as the Soviet Union collapsed at the end of a conflict between. Gaddis, America's most distinguished cold war historian, has been writing about the subject for more than 30 years. (I co-edited a book on nuclear diplomacy Author: Jonathan Rosenberg. The Cold War: A New History is meant chiefly, therefore, for a new generation of readers for whom the Cold War was never “current events.” I hope readers who lived through the Cold War will also find the volume useful, because as Marx once said (Groucho, not .
Contents Preface viii List of illustrations x List of maps xii 1 World War II and the destruction of the old order 1 2 The origins of the Cold War in Europe, –50 16 3 Towards ‘Hot War’ in Asia, –50 35 4 A global Cold War, –8 56 5 From confrontation to detente, –68 78 6 Cold wars at home 7 The rise and fall of superpower detente, –79 Postwar Tension. In many ways, the Cold War began even before the guns fell silent in Germany and in the Pacific in Suspicion and mistrust had defined U.S.-Soviet relations for decades and resurfaced as soon as the alliance against Adolf Hitler was no longer necessary. Get this from a library! The cold war is over. [William G Hyland] -- Hyland examines the tense year power struggle between the communist world and the West, covering Yalta and Potsdam, Korea and Vietnam, the missile crisis in Cuba and the Solidarity movement in. The Cold War. Our Cold War History series looks at the great battle between the USA and USSR over more than four decades. We discuss the nuclear bomb threat and the many shocking events that took place in countries and regions all over the world during the war.
The history of the Cold War is the history of the world since Now that we think it is over, we have to make sense of what the Cold War was, how it shaped us, and the uncertain new world that lies ahead. In remarkably fresh and spritely writing style, journalist Martin Walker explains how the United Statesbecame the security state.5/5(5). 4 Great Books on the Cold War. On the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, The Daily Beast sorts through the best new and old books on the Cold War and the fall of communism. Cold War lesson - After World War II, the two major geopolitical powers left - the United States and the Soviet Union - divided up Europe in the aftermath of the war, and spent the next 4 decades fighting over the rest of the world. The Harvard Cold War Studies Book has 19 entries in the series OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive) Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide.