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America, Russia and Cold War-Updated Edition

America, Russia and Cold War-Updated Edition - 9th edition

ISBN13: 978-0072849035

Cover of America, Russia and Cold War-Updated Edition 9TH 04 (ISBN 978-0072849035)
ISBN13: 978-0072849035
ISBN10: 0072849037

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2004
International: No

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America, Russia and Cold War-Updated Edition - 9TH 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0072849035

Walter Lafeber

ISBN13: 978-0072849035
ISBN10: 0072849037

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

Using extensive materials from both published and private sources, this concise text focuses on U.S./Soviet diplomacy to explain the causes and consequences of the Cold War. The thesis allows for use of anecdote and quotation to exemplify the policies.

New to This Edition

  • New final chapter on the foreign policy of the CLinton and Yeltsin-Putin presidencies, as well as an introduction to the intial foreign-policy ideas of George W. Bush's administration.
  • The new chapter and other note the effects of the technology revolution that took hold in the 1980s and 1990s.
  • All chapters have been revised to include recent scholarship and materials from opening of the U.S., Soviet, and Chinese archives.
  • A Website featuring relevant primary source documents and Web links accompanies this edition.

Features

  • Clearly identifies major policymakers and explores major crises in the post-1945 world.
  • The thesis is exemplified by anecdotes and quotes from primary sources.
  • The author looks at how the Cold War was shaped by domestic events in both U.S. and Soviet Union. Although it has a strong U.S./Soviet base, it attempts to teach students to understan other points of view--Chinese, Latin, American, European, and Vietnamese.

Table of Contents

Foreward
Preface to the Ninth Edition
Introduction: The Burden of History (To 1941)

Chapter 1: Open Doors, Iron Curtains (1941-1945)
Chapter 2: Only Two Declarations of Cold War (1946)
Chapter 3: Two Halves of the Same Walnut (1947-1948)
Chapter 4: The "Different World" of NSC-68 (1948-1950)
Chapter 5: Korea: The War for Both Asia and Europe (1950-1951)
Chapter 6: New Issues, New Faces (1951-1953)
Chapter 7: A Different Cold War (1953-1955)
Chapter 8: Eas and West of Suez (1954-1957)
Chapter 9: New Frontiers and Old Dilemmas (1957-1962)
Chapter 10: Southest Asia--and Elsewhere (1962-1966)
Chapter 11: A New Containment: The Rise and Fall of Detente (1966-1976)
Chapter 12: From Cold War to Old War: Reagan and Gorbachev (1977-1989)
Chapter 13: A New World Order--Or the Age of Fragmentation? (1989-1993)
Chapter 14: The Post-Cold War Era: Clinton, Yeltsin, and Back to a Bush (1993-2000)
Chapter 15: The World Turned Upside Down (2001)

Bibliography for Additional Reading
Index