The Cold War by Alasdair Nicolson

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bureau chief for The Guardian (London), a regular commentator for CNN, and a columnist for newspapers in the United States, Europe, and by: The Cold War is a great book for those who have no memory of the Cold War, and for those who do, it is a well written and engaging synopsis.

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Aug 31,  · Organized in part chronologically but mainly geographically, it is really a global history of how the Cold War affected the politics and conflicts of different regions (rather than a different book, which might have been organized for example thematically, about nuclear strategy, cultural Simply the best single volume political history of the Cold War/5.

The Cold War: A New History is meant chiefly, therefore, for a new generation of readers for whom the Cold War was never “current events.” I hope readers who lived through the Cold War will also find the volume useful, because as Marx once said (Groucho, not. The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction ‘McMahon has produced a commanding short narrative of a vital period in recent world history.

Clear, concise, and compelling, The Cold War is a superb primer on the subject.’ Fredrik Logevall, University of California, Santa Barbara.

With the Cold War over, a spate of books are beginning to appear trying to explain what it all meant. Like Edward Pessen's recent Losing Our Souls: The American Experience in the Cold War or H.W /5(2). The ABC Book of the Cold War A America; Capitalist society and wanted to stop global spread of communism.

B Berlin airlift; The U.S. and Britain stated it to help the striving countries in western Europe. Cold War books This selection of Cold War books has been recommended by Alpha History authors.

These books have been chosen for their authoritative content, their. Aug 28,  · • The Cold War by Odd Arne Westad is published by Allen Lane (£30). To order a copy for £ go to or call.

Both of these Cold War books deal with the Soviet scientists who were charged with building the atomic bomb for the Soviet Union.

Tense stories where these scientists had their careers and lives on the line. Also you get to appreciate the importance of coincidence. The Cold War is the term used to define the period between the end of World War II in and the ultimate collapse of the Soviet Union and its satellite states in The protatgonists in the Cold War were the West, led by the United States, and the eastern bloc, led by the Soviet Union.

"The history of the Cold War has been the history of the world since " So begins The Cold War: A History, a wide-ranging narrative by award-winning political commentator Martin Walker, which was one of the first major studies of its that it's over, it's crucial to our future to understand how the Cold War has shaped us and, especially, to recognize it as the economic and.

The Cold War Studies Book Series was established in with the academic publisher Rowman & Littlefield. As of mid, thirty-six volumes have been published. The series, sponsored by Cold War Studies at Harvard University, seeks to expand and enrich what is known about Cold War.

A book of impressive breadth, The Cold War, for all its sprawling forms and unexpected source texts and materials, also communicates the poet's emotional relationship to her country and her art.

From the title poem, which ends the collection, Ossip writes. Sep 05,  · From a Bancroft Prize-winning scholar, a new global history of the Cold War and its ongoing impact around the world We tend to think of the Cold War as a bounded conflict: a clash of two superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union, born out of the ashes of World War II and coming to a dramatic end with the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Jul 14,  · 4 Great Books on the Cold War. On the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, The Daily Beast sorts through the best new and old books on the Cold War and the fall of communism. Jan 31,  · The Oxford Handbook of the Cold War offers a broad reassessment of the period war based on new conceptual frameworks developed in the field of international history.

Nearing the 25th anniversary of its end, the cold war now emerges as a distinct period in twentieth-century history, yet one which should be evaluated within the broader context of global political, economic, social, and cultural.

At the end of World War II, English writer George Orwell used cold war, as a general term, in his essay "You and the Atomic Bomb", published 19 October in the British newspaper Tribune. The War State: The Cold War Origins Of The Military-Industrial Complex And The Power Elite, From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the SparkNotes The Cold War (–) Study Guide has everything you need to ace quizzes, tests, and essays.

About John Lewis Gaddis. John Lewis Gaddis is the Robert A. Lovett Professor of History of Yale University. He is the author of numerous books, including The United States and the Origins of the Cold War, (); Strategies of Containment: A Critical Appraisal.

Dec 25,  · The Cold War rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union lasted for decades and resulted in anti-communist suspicions and international incidents that.

Dec 26,  · The “dean of Cold War historians” (The New York Times) now presents the definitive account of the global confrontation that dominated the last half of the twentieth century.

Drawing on newly opened archives and the reminiscences of the major players, John Lewis Gaddis explains not just what happened but why—from the months in when the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. went from alliance to 3/5(4). Summary. The Cold War: A New History is the latest and most comprehensive in a series of books by John Lewis Gaddis about the Cold War.

He traces its beginning to the end of WW II when the Americans and British were allied with the Soviet Union to defeat Germany.

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The Cold War (), praised by John Ikenberry as a "beautifully written panoramic view of the Cold War, full of illuminations and shrewd judgments," was described as an examination of the history and effects of the Cold War in a more removed context than had been previously possible, and won Gaddis the Harry S.

Truman Book Prize. Cold War is a twenty-four episode television documentary series about the Cold War that aired in It features interviews and footage of the events that shaped the tense relationships between the Soviet Union and the United States.

The series was produced by Pat Mitchell and Jeremy Isaacs, Composer(s): Carl Davis. Cold War Fiction: Books. 1 - 20 of results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book. American Spy.

by Lauren Wilkinson. Hardcover $ $ Current price is $24 It was a cold case The unsolved double murder of two teenage girls. They vanished on a crisp autumn night more than decade ago. Oct 26,  · As such, it has to be a landmark in Cold War Noir. It was filmed a couple of years later with James Mason as Smiley, renamed Dobbs.

I don’t think John le Carré cares much for the film, but it, like the book, has a stark simplicity, showing a cold war growing inevitably out of blurred margins of the hot one. It’s one of my favourite films. The Cold War.

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Jump to navigation Jump to search. Timeline. Contents. Introduction. Walter Lippmann (September 23, – December 14, ) was an American writer, reporter and political commentator famous for being among the first to introduce the concept of Cold War, coining the term "stereotype" in the modern psychological meaning, as well as critiquing media and democracy in his newspaper column and several books, most notably his book Public fencingveterans2013.comion: Timothy Dwight School.

why the Cold War spread from Europe to Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America and how groups, classes, and elites used the Cold War to further their own interests.

This second edition brings the collection right up to date, including the newest research from the Communist side of the Cold War and the most recent debates on. The impact of the Cold War is still being felt around the world today.

This insightful single-volume reference captures the events and personalities of the era, while also inspiring critical thinking about this still-controversial period.

Cold War: The Essential Reference Guide is intended to introduce students to the tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States that dominated. Dec 29,  · Great This is a great book that summarizes the Cold War. Although it doesn't go into detail about things like the Space Race or the Persian Gulf War, that's understandable because of the scope of things that need to be covered on this subject/5(47).

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