America, Russia, and the Cold War, 1945-2002, Updated : Updated / Edition 9

America, Russia, and the Cold War, 1945-2002, Updated : Updated / Edition 9

by Walter Lafeber
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072849037

ISBN-13: 9780072849035

Pub. Date: 12/23/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This new edition of a textbook examining Russo-American relations in the context of their global military and political rivalry has been examined to take into account some of the repercussions of the reactions to the September 11th attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. LaFeber (history, Cornell U.) brings in developments in Central America, the Middle…  See more details below

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This new edition of a textbook examining Russo-American relations in the context of their global military and political rivalry has been examined to take into account some of the repercussions of the reactions to the September 11th attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. LaFeber (history, Cornell U.) brings in developments in Central America, the Middle East, and elsewhere when it is relevant to the Cold War. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072849035
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
12/23/2002
Edition description:
Updated Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.32(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordxi
Preface to the Ninth Editionxiii
Introduction: The Burden of History (to 1941)1
Chapter 1Open Doors, Iron Curtains (1941-1945)8
Chapter 2Only Two Declarations of Cold War (1946)32
Chapter 3Two Halves of the Same Walnut (1947-1948)54
Chapter 4The "Different World" of NSC-68 (1948-1950)80
Chapter 5Korea: The War for Both Asia and Europe (1950-1951)104
Chapter 6New Issues, New Faces (1951-1953)130
Chapter 7A Different Cold War (1953-1955)150
Chapter 8East and West of Suez (1954-1957)176
Chapter 9New Frontiers and Old Dilemmas (1957-1962)202
Chapter 10Southeast Asia--and Elsewhere (1962-1966)232
Chapter 11A New Containment: The Rise and Fall of Detente (1966-1976)266
Chapter 12From Cold War to Old War: Reagan and Gorbachev (1977-1989)298
Chapter 13A New World Order--Or the Age of Fragmentation? (1989-1993)344
Chapter 14The Post-Cold War Era: Clinton, Yeltsin, and Back to a Bush (1993-2000)370
Chapter 15The World Turned Upside Down (2001)410
Bibliography for Additional Reading441
Index459

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