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Title:
The Palgrave concise historial atlas of the Cold War
Author:
Swift, John, 1957-
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Publication Information:
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
120 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Added Title:
Atlas of the Cold War.
ISBN:
9780333994030

9780333994047
Format :
Book

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Summary

A historical atlas must depict complex issues in a manner immediately accessible to the reader. The Cold War has long needed such an atlas. With easily understood maps and text, this atlas meets this demand. Not only are the obvious issues addressed, such as Cuba, Berlin and so on, but the author also presents themes such as cultural issues and d#65533;tente to the reader, presenting the Cold War in all its complexities in a form which is useful and understandable.


Author Notes

DR. JOHN SWIFT is a lecturer at St. Martin's College, Lancaster, and also an honorary research fellow at Lancaster University History Department. He is the author of Labour in Crisis: Clement Attlee and the Labour Party in Opposition, 1931-34 and Peter the Great.


Table of Contents

Preface
Part 1 The Origins Of The Cold War
The Russian Revolution and the World
The Comintern and the Red Scare in the West in the 1920s
Chaos and Communism in China, 1918-1939
Foreign Policy under Stalin
The Grand Alliance in World War II
The Zonal Division of Germany
The End of the War Against Japan
Eastern Europe 1944-1949
Part 2 The Height Of The Cold War
The Truman Doctrine
Marshall Aid
The Berlin Blockade
The Chinese Communist Victory
NATO and the Warsaw Pact
Other Regional Security Pacts
The Malayan Emergency
Korea: Partition and War
Korea: The UN Intervenes
Budapest, 1956
Eisenhower and Central America
The Two Chinas
The Cultural Revolution
Cuba: Castro's Revolution and the Bay of Pigs
The Cuban Missile Crisis
The Sino-Soviet Split
The Berlin Wall
Culture and the Cold War
Capitalism v. Communism in the 1960s
The Peace Corps
Southeast Asia: Partition and War
Southeast Asia; American Intervention
Southeast Asia: The Fall of the South
The Non-Aligned Movement
The Prague Spring
Intelligence Gathering
The Middle East Wars and the Threat to World Peace
Deacute;tente in the 1970s
The Arms Race
Arms Sales and Military Assistance
Nuclear Proliferation
Capitalism v. Communism in the 1980s
Nicaragua and the Sandinistas
The Cold War in Africa
The Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan
The Early Reagan Years - Renewed Cold War
Part 3 The End of the Cold War and After
Gorbachev's Reforms
The Fall of Communism in Eastern Europe
The Break-up of the USSR
The Legacy of the Cold War: Yugoslavia
The Legacy of the Cold War: Russia
The Surviving Communist World
Select Bibliography
Preface
Part 1 The Origins Of The Cold War
The Russian Revolution and the World
The Comintern and the Red Scare in the West in the 1920s
Chaos and Communism in China, 1918-1939
Foreign Policy under Stalin
The Grand Alliance in World War II
The Zonal Division of Germany
The End of the War Against Japan
Eastern Europe 1944-1949
Part 2 The Height Of The Cold War
The Truman Doctrine
Marshall Aid
The Berlin Blockade
The Chinese Communist Victory
NATO and the Warsaw Pact
Other Regional Security Pacts
The Malayan Emergency
Korea: Partition and War
Korea: The UN Intervenes
Budapest, 1956
Eisenhower and Central America
The Two Chinas
The Cultural Revolution
Cuba: Castro's Revolution and the Bay of Pigs
The Cuban Missile Crisis
The Sino-Soviet Split
The Berlin Wall
Culture and the Cold War
Capitalism v. Communism in the 1960s
The Peace Corps
Southeast Asia: Partition and War
Southeast Asia; American Intervention
Southeast Asia: The Fall of the South
The Non-Aligned Movement
The Prague Spring
Intelligence Gathering
The Middle East Wars and the Threat to World Peace
Deacute;tente in the 1970s
The Arms Race
Arms Sales and Military Assistance
Nuclear Proliferation
Capitalism v. Communism in the 1980s
Nicaragua and the Sandinistas
The Cold War in Africa
The Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan
The Early Reagan Years - Renewed Cold War
Part 3 The End of the Cold War and After
Gorbachev's Reforms
The Fall of Communism in Eastern Europe
The Break-up of the USSR
The Legacy of the Cold War: Yugoslavia
The Legacy of the Cold War: Russia
The Surviving Communist World
Select Bibliography

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