The Long Peace: Inquiries into the History of the Cold War / Edition 1

The Long Peace: Inquiries into the History of the Cold War / Edition 1

by John Lewis Gaddis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195043359

ISBN-13: 9780195043358

Pub. Date: 02/28/1989

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In this fascinating new interpretation of Cold War history, John Lewis Gaddis focuses on how the United States and the Soviet Union have managed to get through more than four decades of Cold War confrontation without going to war with one another.
Using recently-declassified American and British documents, Gaddis argues that the postwar international system has

Overview

In this fascinating new interpretation of Cold War history, John Lewis Gaddis focuses on how the United States and the Soviet Union have managed to get through more than four decades of Cold War confrontation without going to war with one another.
Using recently-declassified American and British documents, Gaddis argues that the postwar international system has contained previously unsuspected elements of stability. This provocative reassessment of contemporary history—particularly as it relates to the current status of Soviet-American relations—will certainly generate discussion, controversy, and important new perspectives on both past and present aspects of the age in which we live.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195043358
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/1989
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.71(d)
Lexile:
1770L (what's this?)

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