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Mike Sewell examines both the complex historiography surrounding the Cold War as well as the historical events and issues themselves. Topics covered include the origins of the Cold War, its globalization through events in Europe and Asia and culminating in the Cuban Missle Crisis, the period of detente that followed before futher escalation of tensions, aand the end of the Cold War in the 1980's. Includes documents, sources and questions to analyze key issues.

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"The Cold War" is one of the theme texts in the Cambridge Perspectives in History series.

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The Cold War was an economic, ideological and political confrontation. There was no single cause, no single driving force and no single factor that brought it to an end. In this incisive and thought-provoking book, Mike Sewell examines the complex historiography surrounding the Cold War as well as the events and issues themselves. Topics include: the origins of the Cold War, the globalisation of the War culminating in the Cuban Missile Crisis, the period of detente which followed, and the end of the Cold War in the 1980s.

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An engaging range of period texts and theme books for AS and A Level history.

Synopsis:

The Cold War is one of the theme texts in the Cambridge Perspectives in History series.

Table of Contents

List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Origins of the Cold War to 1947; 2. The Cold War takes shape, 1947-51; 3. Brinkmanship, 1951-63; 4. The Cuban Missile Crisis, hinge of the Cold War, 1962; 5. Detente, 1963-75; 6. Renewed confrontation, 1975-85; 7. The end of the Cold War; Conclusion; Select bibliography; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521798082
Editor:
Brown, Richard
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Brown, Richard
Author:
Smith, David
Author:
Sewell, Michael
Author:
Mike, Sewell
Author:
Sewell, Mike
Author:
Brown, Richard
Location:
Cambridge, UK
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century
Subject:
International Relations
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Arts & Humanities
Subject:
Cold war
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century/Nuclear Age
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
World History-1650 to Present
Subject:
General
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge perspectives in history
Series Volume:
102
Publication Date:
20020331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 colour book
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.96x6.04x.34 in. .61 lbs.
Age Level:
16-19

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"Synopsis" by , "The Cold War" is one of the theme texts in the Cambridge Perspectives in History series.
"Synopsis" by , The Cold War was an economic, ideological and political confrontation. There was no single cause, no single driving force and no single factor that brought it to an end. In this incisive and thought-provoking book, Mike Sewell examines the complex historiography surrounding the Cold War as well as the events and issues themselves. Topics include: the origins of the Cold War, the globalisation of the War culminating in the Cuban Missile Crisis, the period of detente which followed, and the end of the Cold War in the 1980s.
"Synopsis" by , An engaging range of period texts and theme books for AS and A Level history.
"Synopsis" by , The Cold War is one of the theme texts in the Cambridge Perspectives in History series.
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