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Russia, America and the Cold War, 1949-1991

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The conflict between Russia and America shaped the world for over four decades. Both were universalist powers ? they wanted every country in the world to copy their model of government and economy. They could not rest until the other side had been vanquished, and until the mid-1980s this included the prospect of nuclear war. In a new edition of one of the best-selling books in the Seminar Studies in History Series, Martin McCauley looks at the epic struggle between the two superpowers that put everyone in danger. In a clear and accessible manner, the book:Gives a succinct summary of the main turning points in the conflict Looks at how the whole world was sucked into the Cold War Shows how the arms race eventually bankrupted Russia Discusses whether or not America and Russia have learnt anything from this confrontationAlso containing a Chronology, Glossary and Who?s Who of key figures, this revised second edition of Russia, America and the Cold War is essential reading for all students of twentieth century history.Martin McCauley is a seasoned writer and broadcaster who has a wealth of experience in Russian and international affairs. Hisrecent publications include The Origins of theCold Warrevised 3rdedition(2008), Stalin and Stalinism revised 3rd edition (2008) and The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union (2007)

large 8vo pp lxx+170 bw/colour plates bibliography index G+

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Author(s):
McCauley, Martin
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
Second
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1405874309
ISBN-13:
9781405874304
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
Longman
Title:
Russia, America and the Cold War, 1949-1991

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The conflict between Russia and America shaped the world for over four decades. Both were universalist powers ? they wanted every country in the world to copy their model of government and economy. They could not rest until the other side had been vanquished, and until the mid-1980s this included the prospect of nuclear war. In a new edition of one of the best-selling books in the Seminar Studies in History Series, Martin McCauley looks at the epic struggle between the two superpowers that put everyone in danger. In a clear and accessible manner, the book:Gives a succinct summary of the main turning points in the conflict Looks at how the whole world was sucked into the Cold War Shows how the arms race eventually bankrupted Russia Discusses whether or not America and Russia have learnt anything from this confrontationAlso containing a Chronology, Glossary and Who?s Who of key figures, this revised second edition of Russia, America and the Cold War is essential reading for all students of twentieth century history.Martin McCauley is a seasoned writer and broadcaster who has a wealth of experience in Russian and international affairs. Hisrecent publications include The Origins of theCold Warrevised 3rdedition(2008), Stalin and Stalinism revised 3rd edition (2008) and The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union (2007)

large 8vo pp lxx+170 bw/colour plates bibliography index G+

Author(s):
McCauley, Martin
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
Second
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1405874309
ISBN-13:
9781405874304
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
Longman
Title:
Russia, America and the Cold War, 1949-1991

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