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Cold war : an illustrated history, 1945-1991

Author: Jeremy Isaacs; Taylor Downing
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown & Co., ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Drawing on a wealth of recent scholarship and newly uncovered evidence, this book discusses cold war politics, superpower confrontations, and the threat of nuclear disaster that engulfed the world from the end of World War II to the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Isaacs; Taylor Downing
ISBN: 0316439533 9780316439534
OCLC Number: 38024183
Description: x, 438 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: Comrades, 1917-1945 --
Iron Curtain, 1945-1947 --
Marshall Plan, 1947-1952 --
Berlin, 1948-1949 --
Korea, 1949-1953 --
Reds, 1948-1953 --
After Stalin, 1953-1956 --
Sputnik and the Bomb, 1949-1961 --
The wall, 1958-1963 --
Back yard : Guatemala and Cuba, 1954-1962 --
Vietnam, 1954-1968 --
MAD, 1961-1972 --
Culture wars, 1960-1968 --
Detente, 1969-1975 --
Surrogates, 1967-1978 --
Freeze, 1977-1981 --
Reagan, 1981-1984 --
Gorbachev, 1984-1988 --
People power, 1989 --
Endings, 1990-1991.
Responsibility: Jeremy Isaacs and Taylor Downing.

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Drawing on a wealth of recent scholarship and newly uncovered evidence, this book discusses cold war politics, superpower confrontations, and the threat of nuclear disaster that engulfed the world from the end of World War II to the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

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