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Description - The Cold War by Ralph B. Levering

Now available in a fully revised and updated third edition, The Cold War: A Post-Cold War History offers an authoritative and accessible introduction to the history and enduring legacy of the Cold War.


Thoroughly updated in light of new scholarship, including revised sections on President Nixon's policies in Vietnam and President Reagan's approach to U.S.-Soviet relations

Features six all new "counterparts" sections that juxtapose important historical figures to illustrate the contrasting viewpoints that characterized the Cold War

Argues that the success of Western capitalism during the Cold War laid the groundwork for the economic globalization and political democratization that have defined the 21st century

Includes extended coverage of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the most dangerous confrontation of the nuclear age thus far

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781118848401
ISBN-10: 1118848403
Format: Paperback / softback
(214mm x 141mm x 15mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 5-Feb-2016
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Ralph B. Levering

Ralph Levering is Emeritus Professor of History at Davidson College. He is the author or co-author of nine books,, including Debating the Origins of the Cold War: American and Russian Perspectives (2002) and The Kennedy Crises: The Press, the Presidency, and Foreign Policy (1983).

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