What"s left of the cold war?.

by Brian Thomas

Publisher: Political Quarterly Publishing in (s.l.)

Written in English
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Reprinted from the PoliticalQuarterly, Vol.40, No.2, April-June, 1969.

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Open LibraryOL13752323M

The Cold War began, a long period of rivalry () which pitted the U.S. against the Soviet Union and their respective allies and determined international relations for almost half a century. Potsdam conference, the alliance started to crumble, July The Cold War was fought on the political, economic, and propaganda fronts. "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 /5(2). Although the Cold War itself was not an active military conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union in the sense of their invading the other's countries, both of the two powers did. Contents Preface viii List of illustrations x List of maps xii 1 World War II and the destruction of the old order 1 2 The origins of the Cold War in Europe, –50 16 3 Towards ‘Hot War’ in Asia, –50 35 4 A global Cold War, –8 56 5 From confrontation to detente, –68 78 6 Cold wars at home 7 The rise and fall of superpower detente, –79

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The first major cause of the Cold War was the increased tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union at the end of World War II.

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On his shelf sits a book titled "Search for Enemies: America's Alliances After the Cold War." Lining the room are photos of himself with conservative greats, from Dan Quayle to Ronald Reagan to. Germany, of course, employed bunkers, as has the U.S.: during the Cold War, Americans were encouraged to build bunkers as personal safeguards; our government was doing exactly that for “the elites” then, and it still maintains several state-of.

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