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Author Hillstrom, Kevin, 1963-

Title The Cold War / Kevin Hillstrom ; foreward by Christian Ostermann
Published Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, [2006]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  909.825 Hil/Cwa  DUE 27-10-19
Description xx, 536 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Primary sourcebook series
Primary sourcebook series.
Contents The end of World War II and the descent of the Iron Curtain -- The Marshall plan and the Berlin airlift -- The Korean War -- McCarthyism and the "Red Menace" -- Behind the Curtain -- The Cold War heats up -- Mutual assured destruction -- The Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile Crisis -- The Vietnam War -- Détante and "the China card" -- Proxy wars -- Reagan and Gorbachev : from Star Wars to Perestroika -- The collapse of the Soviet Empire -- Russia and the world in the post-Cold War era
Summary "Examines the Cold War and its impact on America, the Soviet Union, and the world. Features include narrative overviews of key events and trends, 100+ primary source documents, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and subject index"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 521-525) and index
Subject Cold War.
Cold War -- Sources.
World politics -- 1945-1989.
World politics -- 1985-1995.
LC no. 2006015330
ISBN 0780809343 hardcover alkaline paper
9780780809345 hardcover alkaline paper