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Cold War : for 45 years the world held its breath /

by Isaacs, Jeremy; Downing, Taylor.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; New York : Bantam, 1998Description: x, 438 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm.ISBN: 059304309X; 9780593043097.Subject(s): Cold War | World politics -- 1945-1989 | Gift of Anatolia Trustee Angelos G. Papaioannou
Contents:
Comrades, 1917-1945 -- Iron curtain, 1945-1947 -- Marshall Plan, 1947-1952 -- Berlin, 1948-1949 -- Korea, 1949-1953 -- Reds, 1948-1953 -- Cold War films -- After Stalin, 1953-1956 -- Sputnik and the bomb, 1949-1961 -- The wall, 1958-1963 -- Back yard : Guatemala and Cuba, 1954-1962 -- Vietnam, 1954-1968 -- MAD, 1961-1972 -- Culture wars, 1960-1968 -- Cold War literature -- Détente, 1969-1975 -- Surrogates, 1967-1978 -- Freeze, 1977-1981 -- Reagan, 1981-1984 -- Cold War spies -- Gorbachev, 1984-1988 -- People power, 1989 -- Endings, 1990-1991.
Summary: A richly illustrated history of the Cold War, from the defeat of Germany at the end of the Second World War to the fall of the Berlin Wall and dissolution of the Soviet Union.
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"This book has its origins in a television series, also called 'Cold War', commissioned by Ted Turner"--Page ix.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-425) and index.

Comrades, 1917-1945 -- Iron curtain, 1945-1947 -- Marshall Plan, 1947-1952 -- Berlin, 1948-1949 -- Korea, 1949-1953 -- Reds, 1948-1953 -- Cold War films -- After Stalin, 1953-1956 -- Sputnik and the bomb, 1949-1961 -- The wall, 1958-1963 -- Back yard : Guatemala and Cuba, 1954-1962 -- Vietnam, 1954-1968 -- MAD, 1961-1972 -- Culture wars, 1960-1968 -- Cold War literature -- Détente, 1969-1975 -- Surrogates, 1967-1978 -- Freeze, 1977-1981 -- Reagan, 1981-1984 -- Cold War spies -- Gorbachev, 1984-1988 -- People power, 1989 -- Endings, 1990-1991.

A richly illustrated history of the Cold War, from the defeat of Germany at the end of the Second World War to the fall of the Berlin Wall and dissolution of the Soviet Union.

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