The Cold War: The Essential Readings / Edition 1

The Cold War: The Essential Readings / Edition 1

by Klaus Larres
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631207066

ISBN-13: 9780631207061

Pub. Date: 10/16/2001

Publisher: Wiley

This collection brings together the most influential and commonly-studied articles on the Cold War. Together with an introduction and concise headnotes, this book provides students with easy access to seminal work and an analytical framework with which to approach their studies.

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This collection brings together the most influential and commonly-studied articles on the Cold War. Together with an introduction and concise headnotes, this book provides students with easy access to seminal work and an analytical framework with which to approach their studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631207061
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/16/2001
Series:
Blackwell Essential Readings in History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
268
Sales rank:
1,232,759
Product dimensions:
5.95(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

1. Introduction: The Cold War as History Ann Lane.

Part I: Cold War Origins.

2. 'Introduction' from Preponderance of Power. M. Leffler.

3. 'Dividing the World' from We Now Know. (J. L. Gaddis).

Part II: First Attempts at Conflict Management.

4. 'Integrating Europe or Ending the Cold War' Churchill's Post-war Foreign Policy' from The Journal of European Integration History. (K. Larres).

5. 'Khrushchev and Kennedy: The Taming of the Cold War' from Inside the Kremlin's Cold War. (V. Zubok and K. Pleshakov).

Part III: War and Détente.

6. 'The Vietnam War and the Superpower Triangle' from The Fifty Years' War. (R. Crockatt).

7. 'The Failure of the Détente of the 1970's from Detente and Confrontation. (R. L. Garthoff).

Part IV: The End of the Cold War.

8. 'Who Won the Cold War' 1984-1991' from The Devil We Knew. (H. W. Brands).

9. 'Some Lessons from the Cold War' from The End of the Cold War. (Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.).

Index.

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