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Cold war : an illustrated history, 1945-1991

Title
Cold war : an illustrated history, 1945-1991 / Jeremy Isaacs and Taylor Downing.
ISBN
0316439533
9780316439534
Edition
1st ed.
Published
Boston : Little, Brown & Co., ©1998.
Physical Description
x, 438 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm
Local Notes
BEIN Pforzheimer Intelligence 6357: Dust jacket. From the library of Walter L. Pforzheimer.
Summary
Drawing on a wealth of recent scholarship and newly uncovered evidence, this book discusses cold war politics, superpower confrontations, and the threat of nuclear disaster that engulfed the world from the end of World War II to the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
April 06, 2017
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-425) and index.
Contents
Comrades, 1917-1945
Iron Curtain, 1945-1947
Marshall Plan, 1947-1952
Berlin, 1948-1949
Korea, 1949-1953
Reds, 1948-1953
After Stalin, 1953-1956
Sputnik and the Bomb, 1949-1961
The wall, 1958-1963
Back yard : Guatemala and Cuba, 1954-1962
Vietnam, 1954-1968
MAD, 1961-1972
Culture wars, 1960-1968
Detente, 1969-1975
Surrogates, 1967-1978
Freeze, 1977-1981
Reagan, 1981-1984
Gorbachev, 1984-1988
People power, 1989
Endings, 1990-1991.
Also listed under
Downing, Taylor.
Walter L. Pforzheimer Intelligence Collection (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)
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