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Hard and Bitter Peace, A: A Global History of the Cold War

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780132344517

ISBN10:
0132344513
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/1996
Publisher(s):
Pearson College Div

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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 1/1/1996.
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  • The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.

Summary

This unique text provides a balanced, integrated, and comprehensive survey of the main events and developments in the Cold War as viewed from aglobal perspective . Coverage traces the Cold War from its roots in East-West tensions before and during World War II through its origins in the immediate postwar era, up to and including the collapse of the Soviet Empire and Soviet State from 1989-1991.

Table of Contents

I. ORIGINS OF THE COLD WAR.

1. The Seeds of Conflict.
2. Adversaries and Allies, 1939-1945.
3. The Formation of the Communist Bloc, 1944-1948.
4. The Cold War Begins, 1945-1948.
5. The Battle for Germany, 1948-1952.
6. The Communist Revolution in China, 1946-1950.

II. THE GLOBAL CONFRONTATION.

7. The Conflict over Korea, 1950-1953.
8. New Leaders and New Realities, 1953-1957.
9. The Perpetuation of the Cold War, 1957-1961.
10. Crisis and Coexistence, 1961-1964.
11. Vietnam War and Cold War, 1964-1970.
12. China, SALT, and the Superpowers, 1967-1972.

III. THE SEARCH FOR A SOLUTION.

13. The Heyday of Détente, 1972-1975.
14. The Decline of Détente, 1975-1979.
15. The Return of the Cold War, 1980-1985.
16. The Thaw in the Cold War, 1985-1988.
17. The End of the Cold War, 1988-1991.
18. A Hard and Bitter Peace.
For Further Reading.
Index.


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