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Cold War - Origins, 1945-1962

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ISBN-10: 1107602327

ISBN-13: 9781107602328

Edition: 2011

Authors: Melvyn P. Leffler, Odd Arne Westad

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The Cambridge History of the Cold War is a comprehensive, international history of the conflict that dominated world politics in the twentieth century. The three-volume series, written by leading international experts in the field, elucidates how the Cold War evolved from the geopolitical, ideological, economic and socio-political environment of the two World Wars and the interwar era, and explains the global dynamics of the Cold War international system. It emphasises how the Cold War bequeathed conditions, challenges and conflicts that shape international affairs today. With discussions of demography and consumption, women and youth, science and technology, ethnicity and race, the volumes…    
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List price: $149.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/26/2012
Pages: 1976
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.94" long x 3.46" tall
Weight: 6.996
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
Ideology and the origins of the Cold War, 1917-1962
The world economy and the Cold War in the mid-twentieth century
The emergence of an American grand strategy, 1945-1952
The Soviet Union and the world, 1944-1953
Britain and the Cold War
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: from the Greek Civil War to Soviet-Yugoslav normalization
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 from Stalin's death to the aftermath of the 1956 revolts
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, 1945-1962
Decolonization, the global south, and the Cold War, 1919-1962
Oil, resources, and the Cold War, 1945-1962
Grand strategies in the Cold War
Identity and the Cold War
Economic aspects of the Cold War, 1962-1975
The Cuban Missile Crisis
Nuclear competition in an era of stalemate, 1963-1975
US foreign policy from Kennedy to Johnson
Soviet foreign policy, 1962-1975
France, 'Gaulism', and the Cold War
European integration and the Cold War
D�tente in Europe, 1962-1975
Eastern Europe: Stalinism to solidarity
Cold War and the transformation of the Mediterranean, 1960-1975
The Cold War in the Third World, 1963-1975
The Indochina Wars and the Cold War, 1945-1975
The Cold War in the Middle East from the Suez Crisis to the Camp David Accords
Cuba and the Cold War, 1959-1980
The Sino-Soviet split
D�tente in the Nixon-Ford years, 1969-1976
Nuclear proliferation and non-proliferation during the Cold War
Intelligence in the Cold War
Reading, viewing and tuning-in to the Cold War
Counter-cultures: the rebellions against the Cold War order, 1965-1975
The structure of great power politics, 1963-1975
The Cold War and the social and economic history of the twentieth century
The Cold War and the intellectual history of the late twentieth century
The world economy and the Cold War, 1970-1990
The rise and fall of Eurocommunism
The Cold War and Jimmy Carter
Soviet foreign policy from D�tente to Gorbachev, 1975-1985
Islamism, the Iranian Revolution, and the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan
The collapse of superpower d�tente, 1975-1980
Japan and the Cold War from 1960 to 1991
China and the Cold War after Mao
The Cold War in Central America, 1975-1991
The Cold War and Southern Africa, 1976-1990
The Gorbachev revolution and the end of the Cold War
US foreign policy from Reagan to Bush
Western Europe and the end of the Cold War, 1979-1989
The East European revolutions of 1989
The unification of Germany, 1985-1991
The collapse of the Soviet Union, 1990-1991
Science, technology and the Cold War
Transnational organizations and the Cold War
The Biosphere and the Cold War
The Cold War and human rights
The Cold War in the longue dur�e: global migration, public health, and population control
Consumer capitalism and the end of the Cold War
An 'incredibly swift transition': reflections on the end of the Cold War
The restructuring of the international system after the Cold War