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The Cold War : a very short introduction

Author: Robert James McMahon
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Very short introduction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

How, when, and why did the Cold War begin? Why did it last so long? What impact did it have on the United States, the Soviet Union, Europe, and the Third World? Finally, what difference did it make  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert James McMahon
ISBN: 0192801783 9780192801784
OCLC Number: 248806673
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 169 - 173.
Description: 185 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: 1. The Setting: World War II and the destruction of the Old ; 2. Origins of the Cold War in Europe, 1945-1950 ; 3. Toward hot war in Asia, 1945-1950 ; 4. A global Cold War, 1950-1963 ; 5. The rise and fall of detente, 1963-1978 ; 6. Cold wars at home ; 7. Nuclear weapons and arms control ; 8. The final phase, 1978-1989 ; 9. The aftermath
Series Title: Very short introduction.
Responsibility: Robert McMahon.
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