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The Origins of the Cold War
This second edition brings the collection up to date, including the newest research from the Communist side of the Cold War and the most recent debates on culture, race and intelligence.
Paperback, 336 pages
Published April 11th 2005 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
(first published June 2nd 1994)
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This volume examines the origins, causes and early years of the Cold War. Leading scholars show how the conflict evolved from the geopolitical, ideological, economic, and socio-political environment of the two world wars and the interwar period as well as examining how markets, ideas, and cultural interactions affected political discourse, diplomatic events, and strategic thinking. Chapters focus not only on the USA, the USSR, and Great Britain, but also on other critical regions such as Eastern ...more
Melvyn Paul is an American historian and educator, currently Edward Stettinius Professor of History at the University of VirginiaMore about Melvyn P. Leffler...