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Losing our souls : the American experience in the Cold War

Author: Edward Pessen
Publisher: Chicago : I.R. Dee, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Elephant paperback edView all editions and formats
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The first book to sum up the consequences of the cold war for Americans. "A searching account of the costs of the cold war 'victory' that we are celebrating-not only the material price but the blight  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pessen, Edward, 1920-1992.
Losing our souls.
Chicago : I.R. Dee, 1995
(OCoLC)760144760
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Pessen
ISBN: 1566630967 9781566630962
OCLC Number: 32820456
Notes: "Elephant paperback."
Description: 255 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: American Cold War policy --
The foreign policy principles of a Democratic republic --
American justifications for waging the Cold War --
Treating the Soviet Union as the enemy --
Nuclear bombs for freedom --
The crusade against 'Communist subversion' at home --
Covert operations against international "Communist Subversion' --
The consequences of America's Cold War policy.
Responsibility: Edward Pessen.

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A bold and provocative critique of U.S. policies. Some readers will be angered, others provoked, still others gratified. -- Melvyn P. Leffler, University of Virginia

 
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