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The Cold War

Author: John Lewis Gaddis
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 'The Cold War', John Lewis Gaddis makes a major contribution to our understanding of this epical story. Beginning with the Second World War and ending with the collapse of the Soviet Union, he provides a thrilling account of the strategic dynamics that drove the age.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Lewis Gaddis
ISBN: 0141025328 9780141025322
OCLC Number: 71807792
Notes: Originally published: New York: Penguin, 2005; London: Allen Lane, 2006.
Description: 333 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white), portraits (black and white),: 20 cm
Responsibility: John Lewis Gaddis.

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A fresh and admirably concise history . . . Gaddis's mastery of the material, his fluent style and eye for the telling anecdote make his new work a pleasure. ("The Economist")

 
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