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The Cold War : a history

Author: Martin J Walker
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The history of the Cold War is the history of the world since 1945. Now that we think it is over, we have to make sense of what the Cold War was, how it shaped us, and the uncertain new world that lies ahead. In [this book, the author] explains how the United States became the "security state."--Http://www.bn.com.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Martin J Walker
OCLC Number: 58547856
Notes: Originally published: New York : Henry Holt, 1995, ©1993. 1st Owl book ed.
"An Owl book."
Previously published: London : Fourth Estate, 1993.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: 1945, Yalta to the bomb --
Containment --
Cold War goes global, and comes home --
New leaders and lost opportunities --
Spies in the sky, sputnik to U-2 --
Torch has been passed --
Cuban Missile Crisis --
Weary Titan --
Defeat in Asia, hope in Europe --
Death of Detente and the change of the Western system --
New Cold War --
Taking the enemy away, Gorbachev and the end of the Cold War --
Year of Miracles and its aftermath.
Responsibility: Martin Walker.

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The history of the Cold War is the history of the world since 1945. Now that we think it is over, we have to make sense of what the Cold War was, how it shaped us, and the uncertain new world that lies ahead. In [this book, the author] explains how the United States became the "security state."--Http://www.bn.com.

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