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From the Publisher"[There is] an admirable comprehensiveness in The Cambridge History... The editors have gathered the top scholars on each topic, and many do not disappoint, even if only by offering succinct reprises of their own books." -Lawrence D. Freedman, Professor of War Studies at King's College, London, Foreign Affairs (March/April 2010)
"There has never been a Cold War history like it; everything about it is monumental…. In total, the volumes represent a successful interconnected attempt at describing the Cold War in full." -H-Soz-u-Kult
"The articles are excellent works of scholarship, making both definitive and innovative contributions to the international history of the Cold War....An indispensable addition to any college or university library."
"The Cambridge History of the Cold War (CHCW) marks a coming of age for Cold War studies. This multi-volume compilation provides a synthesis of the 'New Cold War History'. It is a signal moment in the evolution of the field." Miek Sewell, H-Diplo
'We have a waited a long time for a standard and usable reference on the Cold War that provides a solid foundation for the beginning student or general reader, while offering avenues for further research for the more advanced scholar. And now - and for some time to come - we have it.:" H-Diplo, Tom Nichols
"an important investment in the field of Cold War studies which offers – after 20 years – a comprehensive overview of the era that influenced so many people’s life in so many different ways." -Sari Autio-Sarasmo, European History Quarterly
"The three-volume set is a landmark achievement, and will be indispensible for historians of the period for many years to come." -Paul Betts, German History