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Cold war : for 45 years the world held its breath

Author: Jeremy Isaacs; Taylor Downing
Publisher: London ; New York : Bantam, 1998.
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An overall narrative for the period 1945 to 1990, telling in words and pictures what it was like to live through the momentous events that affected us all.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Isaacs, Jeremy, 1932-
Cold war.
London ; New York : Bantam, 1998
(OCoLC)607031049
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Isaacs; Taylor Downing
ISBN: 059304309X 9780593043097
OCLC Number: 40298710
Notes: "This book has its origins in a television series, also called Cold War, commissioned by Ted Turner"--P. ix.
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 --
Cold War films --
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 --
Cold War literature --
Détente, 1969-1975 --
Surrogates, 1967-1978 --
Freeze, 1977-1981 --
Reagan, 1981-1984 --
Cold War spies --
Gorbachev, 1984-1988 --
People power, 1989 --
Endings, 1990-1991.
Responsibility: Jeremy Issacs and Taylor Downing.

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