First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
BooknewsThis two-volume set compiles about 500 articles and 100 b&w illustrations originally published in that trace the major developments in the Cold War. They reveal the governmental policies that determined the direction of this complex conflict as it was waged on military, political, economic, and cultural fronts, as well as the prejudices, concerns, fears and ideologies of the time. Entries begin with the final days of World War I and end 74 years later with Presidents Bush and Yeltsin declaring the formal end to the struggle. Each includes news stories, essays, editorials, and other articles and pictures that appeared in the original newspaper publication. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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