4 edition of Cold war, crisis and conflict found in the catalog.
Cold war, crisis and conflict
Includes bibliographical reference and index
|Other titles||Cold war, crisis and conflict :|
|LC Classifications||JN1129.C62 C35 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||320 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||320|
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These essays by leading specialists show how the Indochina War connected key participants and historical forces in the making of the post international system. This book belongs in the library of anyone interested in the Cold War, decolonization, Asian history, Vietnamese studies, and Cold war history.”―Christopher Goscha,/5(4).
There are a total of 23 chapters and 25 contributors in the book. Most contributions are favourable to the argument of ‘Russian aggression’ against Ukraine as a major source of the political conflict and war in eastern Ukraine.
The book is available for free download via a Creative Commons License here. The current conflict in Ukraine has spawned the most serious crisis between Russia and the West since the end of the Cold War. It has undermined European security, raised questions about NATO's future, and put an end to one of the most ambitious projects of U.S.
foreign policy―building a Cited by: The Cold War: Law, Lawyers, Spies and Crises is a thorough Cold war at the people and doctrines that helped avoid global catastrophe.
From the Cuban Missile Crisis to East German uprisings, McCarthyism to loyalty oaths, The Cold War is the singular story of an uncommon time in. How did the conflict between Vietnamese nationalists and French colonial rulers erupt into a major Cold War struggle between communism and Western liberalism.
To understand the course of the Vietnam wars, it is essential to explore the connections between events within Vietnam and global geopolitical currents in the decade after the Second World this illuminating work, leading scholars. Battleground Africa traces the Congo Crisis from post–World War II decolonization efforts through Mobutu’s second coup in from a radically new vantage point.
Drawing on materials from recently opened archives in Russia and the United States, and to a lesser extent Germany and Belgium, Namikas addresses the crisis from the perspectives of the two superpowers and explains with superb.
The First Vietnam War beautifully illustrates the complex interplay between the emerging Cold War, the disintegrating colonial order, and the vibrant social, political, and cultural forces inside Indochina. The volume confirms the promise of the new international history—multi-archival, multi-national, and : Harvard.
Cold War, the open yet restricted rivalry that developed after World War II between the United States and the Soviet Union and their respective allies.
The Cold War was waged on political, economic, and propaganda fronts and had only limited recourse to weapons.
The term was first used by the English writer George Orwell in an article published in to refer to what he predicted would be a. The Cold War is the term used to define the period between the end of World War II in and the ultimate collapse of the Soviet Union and its satellite states in The protatgonists in the Cold War were the West, led by the United States, and the eastern bloc, led by the Soviet Union.
Politics What the Cold War Can Teach Us About How Art Shapes Politics in Times of Conflict. A new book by John J. Curley sheds light on crisis and conflict book role that images played in the Cold War. The cold war was at its most intense during this period, and it was also the time of the dramas of - Khruschev’s critique of Stalin, the Hungarian uprising and the Suez crisis.
Then in the s the opening up of new possibilities for radicalism began, leading up to the events of May That pattern can be seen clearly in the first true Cold War crisis in Europe, Joseph Stalin’s blockade of the Western-controlled parts of Berlin, a city located in the middle of the Soviet.
During the Cuban Missile Crisis, leaders of the U.S. and the Soviet Union engaged in a tense, day political and military standoff in October.
Read the full-text online edition of Cold War, Crisis and Conflict: The History of the Communist Party of Great Britain, (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Cold War, Crisis and Conflict:. The Mozambican Civil War (Portuguese: Guerra Civil Moçambicana) was a civil war fought in Mozambique from to Like many regional African conflicts during the late twentieth century, the Mozambican Civil War possessed local dynamics but was also exacerbated greatly by the polarizing effects of Cold War politics.
The war was fought between Mozambique's ruling Marxist Front for the Location: People's Republic of Mozambique.
In the crisis exploded in the form of conflict in Ukraine, provoking what some call a 'new Cold War'. Russia against the Rest challenges the view that this is a replay of the old conflict, explaining how the tensions between Russia and the Atlantic community reflect a Cited by: "The history of the Cold War has been the history of the world since " So begins The Cold War: A History, a wide-ranging narrative by award-winning political commentator Martin Walker, which was one of the first major studies of its kind.
Now that it's over, it's crucial to our future to understand how the Cold War has shaped us and, especially, to recognize it as the economic and /5(2).
Berlin crisis ofCold War conflict between the Soviet Union and the United States concerning the status of the divided German city of Berlin. It culminated in the construction of the Berlin Wall in August Inwhen the Soviet Union’s blockade of Berlin prevented Western access to.
Paying particular attention to the major crises of the time, the authors thread their narrative through the conflict over the Suez Canal, the shooting down of U-2 spy plane pilot Francis Gary Powers and the Cuban Missile Crisis, adducing throughout that Khrushchev’s personality perpetuated the Cold War against the United States.
With the title of this book, The Cold War: A World History, Westad sets an ambitious goal for himself: to tell in a single volume the story of a global conflict that lasted the better part of four decades.
In eight hundred pages he does just that, examining the conflict with nuance and detail from the end of the Second World War to the fall of /5. Scroll down to see articles about the Cold War’s beginnings, the foreign policies of American presidents regarding the Cold War, the end of communism in Eastern Europe in the s, and final Soviet collapse in Alternatively, if you would like to learn about the.
That year, the Cuban Missile Crisis brought both countries closer to actual conflict than any other event in the Cold War. Multiple proxy wars stood in for actual conflict between the United.
The Saudis and Iranians have never actually declared war on each other. Instead, they fight indirectly by supporting opposing sides in other countries and inciting conflicts.
This is known as. Post-Cold War Conflict Deterrence examines the meaning of deterrence in this new environment and identifies key elements of a post-Cold War deterrence strategy and the critical issues in devising such a strategy. It further examines the significance of these findings for the U.S.
Navy and Marine Corps. Top 10 books about the cold war If there is an account of how the conflict felt to an ordinary citizen of the USSR who believed the official rhetoric, I’d be glad to know.
The Book of. However, the Cold War as a whole is not seen as a military conflict. The Cold War certainly included some military conflicts.
The most famous of these were the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Cold War crisis in Asia Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan Case Study 3: Vietnam 4: The end of the Cold War Eastern European dissent Cold War crisis: The Able Archer crisis Gorbachev's policies The effect of Gorbachev's policies on Eastern Europe and the end of the Cold War The end of the USSR The crisis in Ukraine and its implications for both the Crimean peninsula and Russia's relations with the West.
The current conflict in Ukraine has spawned the most serious crisis between Russia and the West since the end of the Cold War. It has undermined European security, raised questions about NATO's future, and put an end to one of the most ambitious projects of U.S.
foreign policy. The First Vietnam War (Paperback) Colonial Conflict and Cold War Crisis. By Mark Atwood Lawrence (Editor), Fredrik Logevall (Editor).
Harvard University Press,pp. Publication Date: January 1, In the History of War Book of the Cold War we explore the most fascinating events of this iconic conflict, from the origins of the Iron Curtain, to the Cuban Missile Crisis and the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Delve into the Cold War like never before through stunning photography. ued to struggle, both during the Persian Gulf War and the more recent U.N. interventions — such as in Somalia — under taken in the unipolar post-Cold War era, with a central dilemma of the Congo crisis: how to maintain its credibility as a mediator when its acts, ostensibly based on.
Depression, War, and Cold War offers a powerful, solidly grounded interpretation of U.S. political economy from the earlys to the end of the Cold War, and refutes many popular ideas about the Great Depression and New Deal, the World War II economy, and the postwar national-security state still so pervasive today.
The Cold War Studies Book Series was established in with the academic publisher Rowman & Littlefield. As of early, thirty-six volumes have been published. The series, sponsored by Cold War Studies at Harvard University, seeks to expand and enrich what is known about Cold War events and themes.
It also encourages scholars to use their research on Cold War topics to illuminate current. A summary of Eisenhower and the Cold War: – in History SparkNotes's The Cold War (–). Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Cold War (–) and what it means.
Perfect for acing essays, tests, and. The Cold War was a period of heightened military and political tensions between the United States and its allies on one side and the Soviet Union and its allies on the other. Both superpowers engaged in a variety of contests against each other, including military brinkmanship and proxy wars in smaller countries to spread their ideologies.
In his new book, Sowing Crisis, Khalidi looks to the Cold War for insights into current U.S. policy in the Middle East. The "icy tentacles" of the Cold War, Khalidi writes, "extended across the. With his latest book, a wise and observant history titled simply The Cold War, Westad aims to bring this global view of the conflict to a wider audience.
The new book provides a more comprehensive. Read chapter 1 Deterrence: An Overview: Deterrence as a strategic concept evolved during the Cold War.
Post-Cold War Conflict Deterrence Get This Book Post-Cold War Conflict Deterrence examines the meaning of deterrence in this new environment and identifies key elements of a post-Cold War deterrence strategy and the critical issues in.
Foreign Relations of the United States,Volume XXIII, Arab-Israeli Dispute, A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The nations never directly confronted each other on the battlefield but deadly threats went on for years. COLD WAR/CUBAN MISSLE CRISIS/VIETNAM WAR 10 Terms. bgerald.
Combo with Ch. 26 The Cold War section 1 and 2 others 52 Terms. matthewbrown OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR. Earth. Additional Links. Back to the s. The Vietnam Conflict.
In the Vietnam War — which lasted from the mids until — the United States and the southern-based Republic of Vietnam (RVN) opposed the southern-based revolutionary movement known as the Viet Cong and its sponsor, the Communist Democratic Republic of Vietnam (the DRV, or North Vietnam).Kennedy consequently blockaded the island nation, pushing the United States and the USSR to the brink of nuclear war.
Khrushchev ended the terrifying Cuban missile crisis when he agreed to remove the missiles in exchange for an end to the blockade. Kennedy also removed American missiles from Turkey and agreed to work on reducing Cold War tensions.The Cold War Museum is looking for Cold War additional related web pages about events and activities that occurred in the s.
To submit a link for this section, please email the Cold War Museum. In the meantime, please visit our resources page for a current listing of Cold War related links.