By Edward H. Judge,John W. Langdon

This accomplished textual content offers a balanced survey of the chilly conflict in a really international framework. Presenting not just Soviet and Western views, but additionally the outlooks of peoples and leaders all through Asia, the center East, Africa, and Latin the US, Edward H. pass judgement on and John W. Langdon provide in-depth remedy of imperialism, anti-imperialism, decolonization, nationwide liberation struggles, and their chilly conflict connections. The authors discover the historical past and context for all significant advancements throughout the period, in addition to pill biographies and personality analyses of key figures. Tracing the chilly conflict from its roots in East–West tensions earlier than and through international warfare II via its origins within the instant postwar period, the ebook concludes with the Cold War’s legacy, which maintains this day. Written in a transparent and vigorous kind, this compelling textual content will deliver the period to existence for readers who didn’t event its dramas and crises directly.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Hard and Bitter Peace: A Global History of the Cold War PDF

Similar russian history books

Small Nations and Great Powers: A Study of Ethnopolitical by Svante E. Cornell PDF

Introduces the geographical, historic and ethno-linguistic framework of the Caucasus, targeting the Russian incorporation of the area, the foundation so much conflicts; analyses person conflicts, from their origins to the makes an attempt at resolving them; analyses the function of the 3 nearby powers (Turkey, Iran and Russia); and units out a synthesis of the Caucasian conflicts and a end at the position of the Caucasus in international affairs.

Download PDF by Benjamin S. Lambeth: The Warrior Who Would Rule Russia

Lambeth attracts on over years of interviews with Lieutenant common Aleksandr I. Lebed to build this primary and purely targeted portrait.

Download PDF by Anthony D'Agostino: The Russian Revolution, 1917–1945

This e-book bargains a clean research of the Russian Revolution from an international viewpoint. It stresses the ancient position of Soviet Communism within the modernization of the rustic, the defeat of Nazism, and the increase of yank energy and global management. • feedback for additional interpreting that span many years of writing at the topic• An index of names and significant principles

The Caucasus by James Forsyth PDF

A desirable new survey of the Caucasus which gives a unified narrative background of this complicated and turbulent zone on the borderlands of Europe, Asia and the center East, from prehistory to the current. For millions of years the Caucasus has shaped a hub of intersecting routes of migration, invasion, alternate and tradition and a geographical bridge among Europe and Asia, topic to habitual imperial invasion.

Additional info for A Hard and Bitter Peace: A Global History of the Cold War

Sample text

Download PDF sample

A Hard and Bitter Peace: A Global History of the Cold War by Edward H. Judge,John W. Langdon

by Steven

Rated 4.15 of 5 – based on 36 votes