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The Cold War, 1945-1991

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Publisher Comments:

Michael Dockrill's concise study of the early years of the Cold War between the Western Powers and Soviet Union has been widely acclaimed as an authoritative guide to the subject. In this second edition, he and Michael Hopkins bring the story up to the events of 1991, and also expand coverage of key topics.

Book News Annotation:

While the earlier edition of this work only examined the first couple decades of the Cold War, Dockrill (diplomatic history, King's College London, UK) and Hopkins (history, Liverpool Hope U., UK) have not updated their political history to bring the narrative up to the events of 1991. Their discussion of the Cold War is relatively traditional in its approach, concentrating on the decisions and perceptions of political elites in the major powers involved, particularly the United States and the Soviet Union.
Annotation 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

While the earlier edition of this work only examined the first couple decades of the Cold War, Dockrill (diplomatic history, King's College London, UK) and Hopkins (history, Liverpool Hope U., UK) have not updated their political history to bring the narrative up to the events of 1991. Their discussion of the Cold War is relatively traditional in its approach, concentrating on the decisions and perceptions of political elites in the major powers involved, particularly the United States and the Soviet Union. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Michael Dockrill is with the Department of War Studies, King's College, London. Michael F. Hopkins is with Liverpool Hope University College.

Table of Contents

Introduction * Definitions * The historical debate and documentary sources * Origins, 1917-1945 * The Cold War Emerges, 1946-1952 * Global Stakes, 1953-1961 * From Crisis to Détente, 1961-68: Kennedy Becomes President * The Cold War Declines, 1969-1976 * The Demise of Détente and the New Cold War, 1977-1985 * Renewed Détente and the End of the Cold War, 1985-1991 * Postscript: the Fall of Yugoslavia * Conclusion * Explaining the emergence of the cold war * Explaining its duration * Phases of confrontation * Significance * Legacy * Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781403933386
Author:
Dockrill, Michael L.
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Author:
Dockrill, Michael Hopkins
Author:
Hopkins, Michael F.
Author:
Dockrill
Subject:
World
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century
Subject:
Cold war
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Europe - Former Soviet Republics
Subject:
World History-General
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Studies in European History
Publication Date:
20060231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
196
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.475 in

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