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Wars of the Cold War

campaigns and conflicts, 1945-1990

by David Stone

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Published by Brassey"s, Distributed in North America by Casemate Pub. in London, Havertown, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military history, Modern -- 20th century.,
  • World politics -- 1945-1989.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Stone.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD842.2 .S76 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination336 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3369779M
    ISBN 101857533429
    LC Control Number2004445182
    OCLC/WorldCa52396487

    The Cold War was an ongoing political rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union and their respective allies that developed after World War hostility between the two superpowers was first given its name by George Orwell in an article published in Orwell understood it as a nuclear stalemate between “super-states”: each possessed weapons of mass destruction and was. A superb work of scholarship, The Cold War’s Killing Fields is the first global military history of this superpower conflict and the first full accounting of its devastating impact. More than previous armed conflicts, the wars of the post era ravaged civilians across vast stretches of territory, from Korea and Vietnam to Bangladesh and.

    At Cold War's End: US Intelligence on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, , ed. by Benjamin B. Fischer (HTML and PDF files at ) Filed under: Cold War in literature Queering Cold War Poetry: Ethics of Vulnerability in Cuba and the United States (Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, c), by Eric Keenaghan (PDF at Ohio.   Korean War; The midth Century. Hungarian Revolution; Prague Spring; The Space Race; Cuban Missile Crisis; The Guerilla Wars. Vietnam; Afghanistan; The End of the Cold War. Changes in the USSR - Gorbachev, glasnost and perestroika "A Forward Strategy to Freedom" - Reagan, SDI and Star Wars; The break-up of the Soviet bloc; The coup and.

    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   Gaddis, America's most distinguished cold war historian, has been writing about the subject for more than 30 years. (I co-edited a book on nuclear Author: Jonathan Rosenberg.


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