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Cold War 1945-1991 2e : 1945 - 1991 - Joseph A. Smith

Cold War 1945-1991 2e

1945 - 1991


Published: 27th October 1997
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This book provides a concise analysis of relations between the United States and the Soviet Union during the whole period of the Cold War from 1945 to 1991. It explains the rise of the two superpowers immediately after World War II. The author describes the growing confrontation between East and West in Europe dating from the announcement of the Truman Doctrine in 1949 to the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961. Full attention is paid to the extension of the conflict beyond Europe. The analysis covers superpower relations in the 1970s and the developments of the 1980s that led to the end of the Cold War.


Outline Chronology.

1. Beginning of the Cold War.

2. Stalemate in Europe.

3. Conflict in Asia.

4. Revolution in the Third World.

5. Detente.

6. End of the Cold War.

Guide to Further Reading.




ISBN: 9780631191384
ISBN-10: 0631191380
Series: Historical Association Studies
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 27th October 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.34 x 13.82  x 1.47
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised