The Cold War [2 volumes]

The Cold War [2 volumes] : Interpreting Conflict through Primary Documents

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This detailed two-volume set tells the story of the Cold War, the dominant international event of the second half of the 20th century, through a diverse selection of primary source documents.


* Provides in-depth documentary coverage of all key aspects of the Cold War, helping readers understand the continued significance of the Cold War to the current world

* Includes documents from all sides of the conflict, including many newly available materials from the Soviet bloc, Cuba, and China

* Traces the origins of Cold War rivalry and antagonism between the United States and the Soviet Union back to the Russian Revolution of 1917

* Offers detailed coverage of how the Cold War surfaced beyond Europe, especially in Asia and the Middle East
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Product details

  • Hardback | 940 pages
  • 223.52 x 284.48 x 71.12mm | 3,297.62g
  • Greenwood Press
  • Westport, United States
  • English
  • 1440852111
  • 9781440852114

Review quote

"The collection is very strong in political and historical documents but less so in coverage of the military/technology race of the period. However, that in no way diminishes the value of the work. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates through faculty; general readers." - Choice
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About Priscilla Roberts

Priscilla Roberts, PhD, is associate professor of business at the City University of Macau. With Spencer C. Tucker and others, she has coedited and contributed documents to 11 ABC-CLIO encyclopedias.
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