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The Cold War : a history in documents

Author: Allan M Winkler
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2000.
Series: Pages from history.
Edition/Format:   Book : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses contemporary documents to explore the development of the Cold War struggle, the consequences in the 1950s and 1960s, and the lasting effects on American social and cultural patterns.
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Genre/Form: Sources
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan M Winkler
ISBN: 0195123565 9780195123562
OCLC Number: 43845497
Description: 159 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: What is a document? --
How to read a document --
Early antagonism : Origin of the atomic bomb --
Tensions and strategies --
The Truman doctrine --
The Marshall plan --
A Soviet bomb --
The China white paper --
NSC-68 --
War in Korea --
The anticommunist crusade : Hollywood and HUAC --
Chambers vs. Hiss --
The Rosenbergs on trial --
Senator Joe McCarthy --
Cultural responses --
Army vs. McCarthy --
To the brink : Eisenhower's inaugural address --
Liberation of captive peoples --
The domino theory --
Unstable peace --
Kennedy's inaugural address --
Bay of pigs --
Standing up to the Soviets --
The Cuban missile crisis --
The atom unleashed --
Catastrophe in Vietnam : French colonial rule --
War in Indochina --
The Geneva conference --
Nation building in Vietnam --
Horrors of war --
Antiwar movement --
Vietnamization --
Reunification --
An end at last : The nuclear test ban treaty of 1963 --
SALT treaties --
Reagan's nuclear strategy --
An end to the cold war.
Series Title: Pages from history.
Responsibility: Allan M. Winkler.
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Uses contemporary documents to explore the development of the Cold War struggle, the consequences in the 1950s and 1960s, and the lasting effects on American social and cultural patterns.

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