Shattered Peace: The Origins of the Cold War and the National Security State
Drawing on once-secret archives and private papers, Daniel Yergin documents this transformation of the American viewpoint and analyzes how the Cold War policy came about.
Hardcover, 526 pages
Published April 28th 1977 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
(first published 1977)
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Sep 08, 2012 Mark Singer rated it 3 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Dated but fascinating look at the origins of the Cold War. I read this for a course on the history of the Cold War at Temple University in the early 1980s.
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