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Cold War and the Making of the Modern World,The - Martin Walker

Cold War and the Making of the Modern World,The

Paperback Published: 18th August 1994
ISBN: 9780099135111
Number Of Pages: 416

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In this history of the Cold War, award-winning political commentator Martin Walker explains it as an economic and political dynamic that determined the structure of the modern global economy. Using recently-opened Kremlin archives and his own experience as "The Guardian"'s bureau chief in Moscow during perestroika and in Washington during the Bush years, Walker analyzes what, more than any other single strategic conflict, has shaped the modern world.

"It reads like a thriller...a gripping chronicle of the second half of our century" -- Vitali Vitaliev * European * "A thoughtful, thought-provoking book, which any foreign correspondent would be proud to have written" -- Charles Wheeler * Literary Review * "Walker's book is eminently readable. He tells an exciting story well, combining his journalistic skills with extensive research" * Times Educational Supplement *

ISBN: 9780099135111
ISBN-10: 0099135116
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 18th August 1994
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 12.9  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 1