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The Cold War

Author: Derek Benjamin Heater
Publisher: Hove : Wayland, 1989.
Series: Witness history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a history of the tense, often combative, relations between western capitalist and eastern socialist countries during the period following World War II.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Benjamin Heater
ISBN: 1852106565 9781852106560
OCLC Number: 18627920
Description: 63 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Background: the growth of suspicion 1917-45; communism v capitalism; the view from the USA; the view from the Soviet Union. Part 2 Europe divided: how the power blocs became hardened 1945-61; the Truman Doctrine and Marshall aid; the problem of Berlin; NATO and the Warsaw Pact. Part 3 The Far and Middle East: how the Cold War spread eastwards 1945-73; the Korean War; Indo-China; the Middle East. Part 4 The arms race: the problem of nuclear weapons; summit conferences; the Cuban missile crisis; nuclear arms agreements. Part 5 Behind the Iron Curtain: Soviet political control; the Hungarian uprising; Czechoslovakia and Poland; human rights. Part 6 Detente - new Cold War - "glasnost": blowing hot and cold since 1972; why a new Cold War?; peace movements; arms negotiations.
Series Title: Witness history series.
Responsibility: Derek Heater.

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A major historical topic is discussed in each book in this series which is designed to encourage readers in the handling and assessment of original historical material. This book looks at the  Read more...

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