The End of the Cold War: Its Meaning and Implications

The End of the Cold War: Its Meaning and Implications

by Michael J. Hogan
     
 

ISBN-10: 052143128X

ISBN-13: 9780521431286

Pub. Date: 11/28/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A timely collection of essays considers the origins of the Cold War, ideological and geopolitical sources, the cost of the epic conflict, influences on American life and institutions, winners and losers, etc.

Overview

A timely collection of essays considers the origins of the Cold War, ideological and geopolitical sources, the cost of the epic conflict, influences on American life and institutions, winners and losers, etc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521431286
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2007
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; The authors; 1. Introduction Michael J. Hogan; 2. An end to which Cold War? Walter LaFeber; 3. The Cold War, the Long Peace, and the future John Lewis Gaddis; 4. Quiet cataclysm: some afterthoughts on World War II John Mueller; 5. Some lessons from the Cold War Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr; 6. Nuclear Weapons and European security during the Cold War Samuel F. Wells, Jr; 7. Victory in the postwar era: despite the Cold War or because of it? Alexei Filitov; 8. The wicked witch of the West is gone. Long live the wicked witch of the East Bruce Cumings; 9. The end and the beginning Ronald Steel; 10. A balance sheet: Lippmann, Kennan and the Cold War Richard J. Barnet; 11. Why did the Cold War arise, and why did it end? Raymond L. Garthoff; 12. A view from below Noam Chomsky; 13. The end of the Cold War in the Middle East Nikki R. Keddie; 14. The end of the Cold War in the Near East: what it means for historians and policy planners Bruce R. Kuniholm; 15. After the Cold War: the United States, Germany, and European security Hermann-Josef Rupieper; 16. The end of the Cold War: a sceptical view Denise Artaud; 17. The end of the Cold War, the new role for Europe and the decline of the United States Geir Lundestad; 18. The fading of the Cold War and the demystification of twentieth century issues Gar Alperovitz and Kai Bird; 19. The US government, a legacy of the Cold War Ernest R. May; 20. Foreign policy, partisan politics and the end of the Cold War Michael J. Hogan; 21. Beyond polarity in space and time David Reynolds; 22. A usable past for the future Robert Jervis.

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