Cambridge History of the Cold War

ISBN-10: 1107602297

ISBN-13: 9781107602298

Edition: 2011

Authors: Melvyn P. Leffler, Odd Arne Westad

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Here, leading scholars examine the origins, causes and early years of the Cold War worldwide, from America, the USSR and Great Britain to Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and Asia. Chapters show how the conflict evolved from the ideological, economic, and socio-political environment of the two world wars and the interwar period.
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Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations
Publication date: 1/26/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 662
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Odd Arne Westad is Professor of International History, London School of Economics and Political Science.

The Cold War and the international history of the twentieth century Odd
Ideology and the origins of the Cold War, 1917-1962
The world economy and the Cold War in the middle of the twentieth century
The emergence of an American grand strategy, 1945-1952
The Soviet Union and the world, 1944-1953
Britain and the Cold War, 1945-1955
The division of Germany, 1945-1949
The Marshall Plan and the creation of the west
The Sovietization of eastern Europe, 1944-1953
The Cold War in the Balkans, 1945-1956
The birth of the People's Republic of China and the road to the Korean War
Japan, the United States, and the Cold War, 1945-1960
The Korean War
US national security policy from Eisenhower to Kennedy
Soviet foreign policy, 1953-1962
East central Europe, 1953-1956
The Sino-Soviet Alliance and the Cold War in Asia, 1954-1962
Nuclear weapons and the escalation of the Cold War, 1945-1962
Culture and the Cold War in Europe
Cold War mobilization and domestic politics: the United States
Cold War mobilisation and domestic politics: the Soviet Union
Decolonization, the global south, and the Cold War, 1919-1962
Oil, resources, and the Cold War, 1945-1962
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