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Levering, Ralph B.

The Cold War: A Post-Cold War History

Levering, Ralph B. - The Cold War: A Post-Cold War History, ebook

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Now available in a fully revised and updated third edition, The Cold War: A Post-Cold War History offers an authoritative and accessible introduction to the history and enduring legacy of the Cold War.
  • Thoroughly updated in light of new scholarship, including revised sections on President Nixon?s policies in Vietnam and President Reagan?s approach to U.S.-Soviet relations
  • Features six all new ?counterparts? sections that juxtapose important historical figures to illustrate the contrasting viewpoints that characterized the Cold War
  • Argues that the success of Western capitalism during the Cold War laid the groundwork for the economic globalization and political democratization that have defined the 21st century
  • Includes extended coverage of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the most dangerous confrontation of the nuclear age thus far

Keywords:

USSR, FDR, Roosevelt, World War II, communism, capitalism, economic globalization, political democratization, Joseph Stalin, domestic policy, foreign relations, containment, East-West relations, George Kennan, Vladmir Novikov, J. William Fulbright, Barry Goldwater, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Bay of Pigs, Vietnam, Daniel Ellsberg, Henry Kissinger, Reagan, Nixon, Truman, Jeane Kirkpatrick, Christopher Dodd, Carter, Mikhail Gorbachev, communist-bloc, nationalism, political ideology, Marxism, JFK, LBJ, glasnost, Berlin, Berlin Wall, Mao Zedong, Chou En-Lai, Chiang Kai-shek, Suez Canal crisis, Six-day War

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Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
3
Series
The American History Series
Page amount
288 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118848449
Printed ISBN
9781118848401

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