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Description - The Cold War and the Making of the Modern World by Martin Walker

In this extraordinarily wide-ranging narrative account, award-winning political commentator, Martin Walker, has written the first major study of the Cold War. Using newly opened Kremlin archives and his own experiences as the Guardian's bureau chief in Washington during the Bush years, Martin Walker has written a brilliant analysis of the single strategic conflict that more than any other has shaped the modern world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099135111
ISBN-10: 0099135116
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 27mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 18-Aug-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Martin Walker

Martin Walker is the Senior Director of the Global Business Policy Council and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of United Press International. For 25 years he worked for the Guardian, holding the position of bureau chief in Moscow and Washington DC, and appeared as a regular commentator for CNN-TV. His pioneering work on Gorbachev and perestroika, The Walking Giant, was translated into ten languages. Educated as a historian in Oxford and Harvard, he was born into the Cold War and had a ringside seat at its close. He interviewed Mikhail Gorbachev, Margaret Thatcher and George Bush, attended the great summits of the 1980s, and researched this book in Moscow, Prague, Tokyo, London and Washington. A published novelist and poet, Martin Walker has also written books on the world's press and on right-wing politics in Britain.

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