Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of the Cold War

Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of the Cold War

by John Swift, Jonathan Swift
     
 

With 50 maps and easily accessible text, the newest title in the Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas series presents the Cold War in a form which is both useful and understandable. Covering popular issues such as the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Berlin Blockade, and the arms race, the book also examines less obvious themes such as cultural issues, détente, and

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With 50 maps and easily accessible text, the newest title in the Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas series presents the Cold War in a form which is both useful and understandable. Covering popular issues such as the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Berlin Blockade, and the arms race, the book also examines less obvious themes such as cultural issues, détente, and many more, giving readers a comprehensive and thorough overview the Cold War and all its complexities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333994030
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/17/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.68(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Part 1: The Origins Of The Cold War
• The Russian Revolution and the World
• The Comintern and the Red Scare in the West in the 1920s
• Chaos and Communism in China, 1918-1939
• Foreign Policy under Stalin
• The Grand Alliance in World War II
• The Zonal Division of Germany
• The End of the War Against Japan
• Eastern Europe 1944-1949
Part 2: The Height Of The Cold War
• The Truman Doctrine
• Marshall Aid
• The Berlin Blockade
• The Chinese Communist Victory
• NATO and the Warsaw Pact
• Other Regional Security Pacts
• The Malayan Emergency
• Korea: Partition and War
• Korea: The UN Intervenes
• Budapest, 1956
• Eisenhower and Central America
• The Two Chinas
• The Cultural Revolution
• Cuba: Castro's Revolution and the Bay of Pigs
• The Cuban Missile Crisis
• The Sino-Soviet Split
• The Berlin Wall
• Culture and the Cold War
• Capitalism v. Communism in the 1960s
• The Peace Corps
• Southeast Asia: Partition and War
• Southeast Asia; American Intervention
• Southeast Asia: The Fall of the South
• The Non-Aligned Movement
• The Prague Spring
• Intelligence Gathering
• The Middle East Wars and the Threat to World Peace
• Détente in the 1970s
• The Arms Race
• Arms Sales and Military Assistance
• Nuclear Proliferation
• Capitalism v. Communism in the 1980s
• Nicaragua and the Sandinistas
• The Cold War in Africa
• The Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan
• The Early Reagan Years - Renewed Cold War
Part 3: The End of the Cold War and After
• Gorbachev's Reforms
• The Fall of Communism in Eastern Europe
• The Break-up of the USSR
• The Legacy of the Cold War: Yugoslavia
• The Legacy of the Cold War: Russia
• The Surviving Communist World
• Select Bibliography

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