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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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In 1945 war came to an end. But a whole new terror was only just beginning... In this book, the truth behind every spy thriller you've read: why America and the Soviet Union became locked in a deadly  Read more...

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Outstanding ... The most accessible distillation of that conflict yet written. ("The Boston Globe") Energetically written and lucid, it makes an ideal introduction to the subject. ("The New York Read more...

 
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