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The Cold War : the essential readings

Author: Klaus Larres; Ann Lane
Publisher: Oxford ; Malden, Ma. : Blackwell Publishers, 2001.
Series: Blackwell essential readings in history.
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This collection brings together the most influential and commonly-studied articles on the Cold War. Together with an introduction and concise headnotes, this book provides students with easy access to seminal work and an analytical framework with which to approach their studies. --From publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Klaus Larres; Ann Lane
ISBN: 0631207058 9780631207054 0631207066 9780631207061
OCLC Number: 46472203
Description: viii, 256 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Economics, power and national security: lessons of the past / Melvyn P. Leffler --
Dividing the world / John Lewis Gaddis --
Integrating Europe or ending the Cold War? Churchill's post-war foreign policy / Klaus Larres --
Khrushchev and Kennedy: the taming of the Cold War / Vladislav Zubok and Constantine Pleshakov --
The Vietnam War and the superpower triangle / Richard Crockatt --
The failure of the dťente of the 1970s / Raymond L. Garthoff --
Who won the Cold War? 1984-1991 / H.W. Brands --
Some lessons from the Cold War / Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
Series Title: Blackwell essential readings in history.
Responsibility: edited by Klaus Larres and Ann Lane.

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