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Specter of Communism The United States and the Origins of the Cold War, 1917-1953

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ISBN-10: 0809015749

ISBN-13: 9780809015740

Edition: 1994

Authors: Melvyn P. Leffler, Eric Foner

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The Hill and Wang Critical Issues Series: concise, affordable works on pivotal topics in American history, society, and politics. The Specter of Communism is a concise history of the origins of the Cold War and the evolution of U.S.-Soviet relations, from the Bolshevik revolution to the death of Stalin. Using not only American documents but also those from newly opened archives in Russia, China, and Eastern Europe, Leffler shows how the ideological animosity that existed from Lenin's seizure of power onward turned into dangerous confrontation. By focusing on American political culture and American anxieties about the Soviet political and economic threat, Leffler suggests new ways of…    
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 10/31/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English