Encyclopedia of the Cold War

Encyclopedia of the Cold War

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Between 1945 and 1991, tension between the USA, its allies, and a group of nations led by the USSR, dominated world politics. This period was called the Cold War a€“ a conflict that stopped short to a full-blown war. Benefiting from the recent research of newly open archives, the Encyclopedia of the Cold War discusses how this state of perpetual tensions arose, developed, and was resolved. This work examines the military, economic, diplomatic, and political evolution of the conflict as well as its impact on the different regions and cultures of the world. Using a unique geopolitical approach that will present Russian perspectives and others, the work covers all aspects of the Cold War, from communism to nuclear escalation and from UFOs to red diaper babies, highlighting its vast-ranging and lasting impact on international relations as well as on daily life. Although the work will focus on the 1945a€“1991 period, it will explore the roots of the conflict, starting with the formation of the Soviet state, and its legacy to the present day.The development of this encyclopedia began in 2002, over a decade after the end of the Cold War. ... Traditional approaches to the study of Cold War history emphasized United Statesa€“Soviet relations, political and diplomatic affairs, and the arms race; ... This new approach, fully explained in the Introduction and used to guide the development of the material in this encyclopedia, is composed of threeanbsp;...


Title:Encyclopedia of the Cold War
Author: Ruud van Dijk, William Glenn Gray, Svetlana Savranskaya, Jeremi Suri, Qiang Zhai
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-05-13
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