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Author Masuda, Hajimu, author

Title Cold War crucible : the Korean conflict and the postwar world / Masuda Hajimu
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : Harvard University Press, 2015
©2015

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Description vi, 388 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series De Gruyter eBook-Paket Geschichte
Contents Introduction: What was the Cold War? -- Part I. The repercussions -- Naming the unnamable -- Before the Cold War -- Local translation -- Part II. The social -- Cold War fantasy -- Politics of impression -- Between mobilization and participation -- The truth-making campaign -- Part III. The simultaneity -- Social warfare -- "Expose enemies within our gates!" -- People's war at home -- Decolonization as recolonization -- Epilogue: The Cold War as social politics
Summary This book examines not only centers of policymaking, but seeming aftereffects of Cold War politics during the Korean War: Suppression of counterrevolutionaries in China, the White Terror in Taiwan, the Red Purge in Japan, and McCarthyism in the United States. Such purges were not merely end results of the Cold War, the book argues, but forces that necessitated the imagined reality of the Cold War in attempts at restoring purity and tranquility at home. Revealing social functions and popular participation, the book highlights ordinary people's roles in making and maintaining the "reality" of the Cold War, raising the question of what the Cold War really was
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes In English
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Subject Cold War.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Influence.
World politics -- 1945-1989.
LC no. 2014013034
ISBN 9780674598478