America, Russia and the Cold War: 1945-1996 / Edition 8

America, Russia and the Cold War: 1945-1996 / Edition 8

by Walter LaFeber
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070360642

ISBN-13: 9780070360648

Pub. Date: 11/01/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Using extensive materials from both published and private sources,this concise text focuses on U.S. /Soviet diplomacy to explain the causes and consequences of the Cold War. The thesis allows for use of anecdote and quotation to exemplify the policies.  See more details below

Overview

Using extensive materials from both published and private sources,this concise text focuses on U.S. /Soviet diplomacy to explain the causes and consequences of the Cold War. The thesis allows for use of anecdote and quotation to exemplify the policies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070360648
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
11/01/1996
Series:
America in Crisis Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
5.39(w) x 8.31(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Burden of History (to 1941)1
1Open Doors, Iron Curtains (1941-1945)7
2Only Two Declarations of Cold War (1946)30
3Two Halves of the Same Walnut (1947-1948)49
4The "Different World" of NSC-68 (1948-1950)74
5Korea: The War for Both Asia and Europe (1950-1951)99
6New Issues, New Faces (1951-1953)125
7A Different Cold War (1953-1955)145
8East and West of Suez (1954-1957)169
9New Frontiers and Old Dilemmas (1957-1962)192
10Southeast Asia - and Elsewhere (1962-1966)220
11A New Containment: The Rise and Fall of Detente (1966-1976)252
12From Cold War to Old War: Reagan and Gorbachev (1977-1989)283
13A New World Order - Or the Age of Fragmentation? (1989-)327
Bibliography for Additional Reading373
Index387
About the Author409

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