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Understand the Cold War

Author: C B Jones
Publisher: London : Teach Yourself, 2010.
Series: Teach yourself
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book will help you understand how the superpowers grew and vied for dominance, and how the balance was lost.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C B Jones
ISBN: 9781444105254 1444105256
OCLC Number: 620330850
Notes: At head of title: Teach yourself.
"Previously published as Teach yourself the Cold War"--Title page verso.
Description: xiii, 274 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: What was the Cold War? --
Europe at the end of the Second World War --
Containment --
Germany --
The Far East --
The thaw --
The arms race --
Kennedy and Khrushchev --
A new domino --
Czechoslovakia --
Detente 1971-9 --
The Middle East --
The Cold War in Africa and Latin America --
The second Cold War --
The collapse of Soviet influence in Eastern Europe --
Cold War spies --
The end of the Cold War.
Series Title: Teach yourself
Responsibility: C.B. Jones.

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Understand the Cold War provides a fascinating insight into this complicated and hidden conflict, from how it began and the main figures involved to the culture it created.  Read more...

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