New York Times Twentieth Century in Review: The Cold War: Vol. 1: 1918-1963; Vol. 2: 1964-1992


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First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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This 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 (
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Table of Contents

Volume I 1918-1963
Preface vii
Introduction xi
Part I Precursors to the Cold War: America and the Soviet Union Enter the World Stage 1
Part II From Alliance to Acrimony: The Origins of the Cold War 61
Part III The Cold War Intensifies 157
Part IV The Eisenhower Period 249
Part V The Great Crises: Berlin, Cuba and Elsewhere 327
Volume II 1964-1992
Part VI Vietnam and American Retreat 429
Part VII Detente and Confrontation 569
Part VIII Cold War II 693
Part IX The End of the Cold War 815
Subject Index 949
Byline Index 963
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