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The End of the Cold War: Its Meaning and Implications
A timely collection of essays considers the origins of the Cold War, ideological and geopolitical sources, the cost of the epic conflict, influences on American life and institutions, winners and losers, etc.
Paperback, 314 pages
Published February 22nd 2013 by Cambridge University Press
(first published June 26th 1992)
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A solid collection of essays from just after the end of the Cold War from many influential scholars. Although there are a few cranks in here (Noam Chomsky makes his usual appearance), most of the essays are very thoughtful and well-supported. One prominent theme in the book is that US victory in the Cold War might be a hollow victory as countries like Germany and Japan rise to challenge its economic dominance and certain parts of the Third World spin out of control. The better writers in this ...more