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Understand the Cold War, C.B. Jones

Label
Understand the Cold War
Title
Understand the Cold War
Statement of responsibility
C.B. Jones
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
'Understand the Cold War' provides a fascinating insight into this complicated and hidden conflict, from how it began and the main figures involved to the culture it created.
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StDuBDS
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Jones, C. B.
Dewey number
909.825
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D843
Literary form
non fiction
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Jones, C. B.
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  • Cold War
  • History
  • European history
  • The Cold War
  • Later 20th century c 1950 to c 1999
  • History of the Americas
  • History
  • History of education
  • Politics & government
  • History
  • United States of America, USA
  • 20th century, c 1900 to c 1999
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Understand the Cold War provides a fascinating insight into this complicated and hidden conflict, from how it began to the main characters involved and the culture it created. It will help you understand how the superpowers grew and vied for dominance, and how the balance was lost. All the important aspects of the war are covered, from what JFK and his assassin had in common to a discussion of whether the tension ended after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Give yourself the opportunity to understand the global reach of this 45-year-long conflict, which shaped the latter half of the twentieth century.NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding. THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it
Label
Understand the Cold War, C.B. Jones
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Publication
Note
Previous ed.: published as The Cold War, 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index
Contents
<ul style='padding-top:0;padding-left:0;list-style:none;'> 01: The origins of the cold war <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Definition of the term : The great powers : Conflicting ideologies Communism and Capitalism : Background to their relationship prior to the Second World War : Uneasy wartime allies : Conflicting aims as the Second World War nears its end </ul> 02: Europe at the end of the Second World War <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Yalta : Potsdam : Increasing tension between the Big Three : The Iron Curtain descends </ul> 03: Containment <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Soviet expansion in Eastern Europe : The Greek Civil War : Tito's stand against Stalin in 1948 : The Truman Doctrine : The Marshall Plan </ul> 04: Germany <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Effects of the Second World War : Nuremberg Trials : Berlin Blockade and Airlift how the West kept its toehold behind the iron curtain : NATO & Warsaw Pact </ul> 05: The Far East <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : China 1949-50 : The Korean War and Malay emergency : The Domino Theory </ul> 06: The Thaw <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Dtente in the 1950s : Changes in the USSR - Khrushchev and de Stalinisation : Hungarian uprising - Why didn't the West implement the Roll Back theory? </ul> 07: The Arms and Space Race <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Nuclear arms race - 1960 : The Space Race - Sputnik and Flopnik : Gary Powers and the U2 incident : Failure of the Paris Summit : Berlin Crisis - the wall and stand off at checkpoint Charlie : Ostpolitik </ul> 08: Kennedy and Khrushchev <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : The Cuban Missile Crisis:- Castro v. Batista : Bay of Pigs : U2 sighting of missile sites on Cuba : ExComm - 2 weeks debate between hawks and doves : A Win-Win outcome </ul> 09: A new Domino <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Tension in the Far East : The Sino-Soviet Split : Vietnam : The Asian grasshopper rids itself of the French elephant : American and Vietcong tactics : The Tet offensive : The Television War : Anti-Vietnam Protests - what are we fighting for? : Vietnamization </ul> 10: Czechoslovakia <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Prague Spring : Effects on the Cold War : The Brezhnev Doctrine </ul> 11: Dtente 1971-79 <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Motives for Dtente USSR/USA : Motives for Dtente USA/ China : SALT Talks 1972 : Failure of Dtente : The War in Afghanistan </ul> 12: The Second Cold War <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Ronald Reagan - a change of policy : Star Wars - a new arms race? : Poland 1980-90 Solidarity movement </ul> 13: Changes in the USSR <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Mikhail Gorbachev : Perestroika : Glasnost : Dtente -`We can do business together' (M. Thatcher) </ul> 14: The collapse of Soviet influence in Eastern Europe <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : East Germany 1989-90 : Czechoslovakia 1989 The Velvet Revolution : Hungary 1988-90 : Romania 1989 : Bulgaria </ul> 15: Cold War Culture <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Spies : Double agents : Monetary reward : Unwitting accomplices : Literature : Anti-Russian literature : Films : Spy movies : James Bond movies </ul> 16: The end of the Cold War <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : The Failed Russian Coup in 1991 - the Rise of Boris Yeltsin : Yugoslavia - Tito's time bomb explodes : Who was responsible for the Cold War? The historical debate : Was it all inevitable? : Who won? : Significance of the Cold War </ul> </ul>
Control code
BDZ0009686667
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
xiii, 274 p.
Isbn
9781444105254
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
1 ill., maps
Label
Understand the Cold War, C.B. Jones
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: published as The Cold War, 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index
Contents
<ul style='padding-top:0;padding-left:0;list-style:none;'> 01: The origins of the cold war <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Definition of the term : The great powers : Conflicting ideologies Communism and Capitalism : Background to their relationship prior to the Second World War : Uneasy wartime allies : Conflicting aims as the Second World War nears its end </ul> 02: Europe at the end of the Second World War <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Yalta : Potsdam : Increasing tension between the Big Three : The Iron Curtain descends </ul> 03: Containment <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Soviet expansion in Eastern Europe : The Greek Civil War : Tito's stand against Stalin in 1948 : The Truman Doctrine : The Marshall Plan </ul> 04: Germany <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Effects of the Second World War : Nuremberg Trials : Berlin Blockade and Airlift how the West kept its toehold behind the iron curtain : NATO & Warsaw Pact </ul> 05: The Far East <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : China 1949-50 : The Korean War and Malay emergency : The Domino Theory </ul> 06: The Thaw <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Dtente in the 1950s : Changes in the USSR - Khrushchev and de Stalinisation : Hungarian uprising - Why didn't the West implement the Roll Back theory? </ul> 07: The Arms and Space Race <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Nuclear arms race - 1960 : The Space Race - Sputnik and Flopnik : Gary Powers and the U2 incident : Failure of the Paris Summit : Berlin Crisis - the wall and stand off at checkpoint Charlie : Ostpolitik </ul> 08: Kennedy and Khrushchev <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : The Cuban Missile Crisis:- Castro v. Batista : Bay of Pigs : U2 sighting of missile sites on Cuba : ExComm - 2 weeks debate between hawks and doves : A Win-Win outcome </ul> 09: A new Domino <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Tension in the Far East : The Sino-Soviet Split : Vietnam : The Asian grasshopper rids itself of the French elephant : American and Vietcong tactics : The Tet offensive : The Television War : Anti-Vietnam Protests - what are we fighting for? : Vietnamization </ul> 10: Czechoslovakia <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Prague Spring : Effects on the Cold War : The Brezhnev Doctrine </ul> 11: Dtente 1971-79 <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Motives for Dtente USSR/USA : Motives for Dtente USA/ China : SALT Talks 1972 : Failure of Dtente : The War in Afghanistan </ul> 12: The Second Cold War <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Ronald Reagan - a change of policy : Star Wars - a new arms race? : Poland 1980-90 Solidarity movement </ul> 13: Changes in the USSR <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Mikhail Gorbachev : Perestroika : Glasnost : Dtente -`We can do business together' (M. Thatcher) </ul> 14: The collapse of Soviet influence in Eastern Europe <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : East Germany 1989-90 : Czechoslovakia 1989 The Velvet Revolution : Hungary 1988-90 : Romania 1989 : Bulgaria </ul> 15: Cold War Culture <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : Spies : Double agents : Monetary reward : Unwitting accomplices : Literature : Anti-Russian literature : Films : Spy movies : James Bond movies </ul> 16: The end of the Cold War <ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'> : The Failed Russian Coup in 1991 - the Rise of Boris Yeltsin : Yugoslavia - Tito's time bomb explodes : Who was responsible for the Cold War? The historical debate : Was it all inevitable? : Who won? : Significance of the Cold War </ul> </ul>
Control code
BDZ0009686667
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
xiii, 274 p.
Isbn
9781444105254
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
1 ill., maps

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