America, Russia, and the Cold War, 1945-2002

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-12-23
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Using extensive materials from both published and private sources, this concise text by a prominent historian focuses on U.S./Soviet diplomacy to explain the causes and consequences of the Cold War. The updated ninth edition covers the events of September 11, 2001, and analyzes the new world that began that day.

Table of Contents

America, Russia, and the Cold War: 1945-2002


Preface to the Ninth Edition

Introduction: The Burden of History (To 1941)

Chapter 1: Open Doors, Iron Curtains (1941-1945)

Chapter 2: Only Two Declarations of Cold War (1946)

Chapter 3: Two Halves of the Same Walnut (1947-1948)

Chapter 4: The "Different World" of NSC-68 (1948-1950)

Chapter 5: Korea: The War for Both Asia and Europe (1950-1951)

Chapter 6: New Issues, New Faces (1951-1953)

Chapter 7: A Different Cold War (1953-1955)

Chapter 8: Eas and West of Suez (1954-1957)

Chapter 9: New Frontiers and Old Dilemmas (1957-1962)

Chapter 10: Southest Asia--and Elsewhere (1962-1966)

Chapter 11: A New Containment: The Rise and Fall of Detente (1966-1976)

Chapter 12: From Cold War to Old War: Reagan and Gorbachev (1977-1989)

Chapter 13: A New World Order--Or the Age of Fragmentation? (1989-1993)

Chapter 14: The Post-Cold War Era: Clinton, Yeltsin, and Back to a Bush (1993-2000)

Chapter 15: The World Turned Upside Down (2001)

Bibliography for Additional Reading


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