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The Cold War : a new history

Author: John Lewis Gaddis
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning with World War II and ending with the collapse of the Soviet Union, this [book offers an] account of the strategic dynamics that drove the age, with portraits of its major personalities and much fresh insight into its most crucial events. It contains much new information drawn from newly opened Soviet, East European, and Chinese archives. Now, as America once again finds itself in a global confrontation  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: John Lewis Gaddis
OCLC Number: 68627161
Notes: Originally published: New York : Penguin Press, ©2005.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Prologue, the view forward --
Return of fear --
Deathboats and lifeboats --
Command versus spontaneity --
Emergence of autonomy --
Recovery of equity --
Actors --
Triumph of hope --
Epilogue, the view back.
Responsibility: John Lewis Gaddis.

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Beginning with World War II and ending with the collapse of the Soviet Union, this [book offers an] account of the strategic dynamics that drove the age, with portraits of its major personalities and much fresh insight into its most crucial events. It contains much new information drawn from newly opened Soviet, East European, and Chinese archives. Now, as America once again finds itself in a global confrontation with an implacable ideological enemy, this is a story whose lessons it is vitally necessary to understand.

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