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The origins of the cold war

Author: Thomas G Paterson
Publisher: Lexington, Mass. : Heath, [1974]
Series: Problems in American civilization.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Paterson, Thomas G., 1941-
Origins of the cold war.
Lexington, Mass. : Heath, [1974]
(OCoLC)568737980
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas G Paterson
ISBN: 0669914479 9780669914474
OCLC Number: 1084690
Description: xx, 274 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Part I. The participants debate the origins --
American power and principles / Harry S. Truman --
The iron curtain dropped by Russia / Winston S. Churchill --
The hostile Anglo-American alliance / Joseph Stalin --
American firmness vs. Soviet aggression / Clark Clifford --
The American double standard / Henry A. Wallace --
The failure of the peacemakers / Walter Lippmann --
Part II. The troublesome issues --
The use of the atomic bomb / Gar Alperovitz --
The diplomatic impotence of the bomb / Adam B. Ulam --
Foreign aid as a diplomatic weapon / Thomas G. Paterson --
The communist offensive / Walt W. Rostow --
Confrontation in eastern Europe / Baron J. Bernstein --
The second year of the Cold War / H. Stuart Hughes --
The tragedy of Czechoslovakia / Thomas G. Paterson --
The division of Germany / Klaus Epstein --
Curbing communist expansion : the Truman doctrine / Joseph Marion Jones --
The misconceptions of the Truman doctrine / Richard J. Barnet --
Heading off war : the Marshall plan / Robert H. Ferrell --
The Marshall plan revisited / Thomas G. Paterson --
The military dimension : Berlin, NATO, and NSC-68 / Stephen E. Ambrose --
The extension of the Cold War to Asia / Norman A. Graebner --
The road to McCarthyism : Truman's anti-communist rhetoric / Athan Theoharis --
Part III. The root causes : the scholars debate --
Leninist ideology and Stalinist paranoia / Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. --
American innocence questioned / William A. Williams --
Stalin's rationality and domestic imperatives / Melvin Croan --
The ghost of Hitler : lessons of the past / Gaddis Smith --
Sustaining and reforming world capitalism / Gabriel and Joyce Kolko --
Would a socialist America behave differently? / Robert Tucker.
Series Title: Problems in American civilization.
Responsibility: edited and with an introd. by Thomas G. Paterson.

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