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The end of the American century : hidden agendas of the Cold War /

by Robinson, Jeffrey.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Hutchinson, 1992Description: xv, 399 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0091770653; 9780091770655.Subject(s): Cold War | World politics -- 1945-1989 | Gift of Eleanna Makridou (AC Class of 1988)
Contents:
Part I. The best of times, the worst of times. 1. Opening moves -- 2. The Soviet challenge -- 3. The american century -- 4. Drawing the boundaries -- 5. The general, the lawyer and the spy -- 6. Paranoia and confrontation -- Part II. The dreamers. 7. The Nazi connection -- 8. The day the world changed -- Part III. The Cold War and other games. 9. The first shock -- 10. The Russian offensive -- 11. American panic -- 12. The sweetening of Geat Britain -- 13. Yankee determination -- 14. Khrushchev's bluff -- 15. To the brink of World War III -- Epilogue.
Summary: The author presents the story of the first phase of the Cold War, up to and including the Cuban missile crisis.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-388) and index.

Part I. The best of times, the worst of times. 1. Opening moves -- 2. The Soviet challenge -- 3. The american century -- 4. Drawing the boundaries -- 5. The general, the lawyer and the spy -- 6. Paranoia and confrontation -- Part II. The dreamers. 7. The Nazi connection -- 8. The day the world changed -- Part III. The Cold War and other games. 9. The first shock -- 10. The Russian offensive -- 11. American panic -- 12. The sweetening of Geat Britain -- 13. Yankee determination -- 14. Khrushchev's bluff -- 15. To the brink of World War III -- Epilogue.

The author presents the story of the first phase of the Cold War, up to and including the Cuban missile crisis.

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