The Cambridge History of the Cold War, Volume II: Crises and Detente

The Cambridge History of the Cold War, Volume II: Crises and Detente By Melvyn P. Leffler Odd Arne Westad, Volume Two of The Cambridge History of the Cold War examines the developments that made the Cold War into a long lasting international system during the 1960s and 1970s Leading scholars explain how the Cold War seemed to stabilize after the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962 and how this sense of increased stability developed into the detente era of the early 1970s They also oVolume Two of The Cambridge History of the Cold War examines the developments that made the Cold War into a long lasting international system during the 1960s and 1970s Leading scholars explain how the Cold War seemed to stabilize after the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962 and how this sense of increased stability developed into the detente era of the early 1970s They also outline how conflicts in the Third World, as well as the interests and ideologies of the superpowers, eroded the detente process The volume delves into the social and economic histories of the conflict, processes of integration and disintegration, arms races, and the roles of intelligence, culture, and national identities Discussing the newest findings on US and Soviet foreign policy, on key crises, on policies in and outside of Europe, and on alliances and negotiations, this authoritative volume will define Cold War studies for years to come.. The Cambridge History of the Cold War Volume II Crises and Detente Volume Two of The Cambridge History of the Cold War examines the developments that made the Cold War into a long lasting international system during the s and s Leading scholars explain how th

  • Title: The Cambridge History of the Cold War, Volume II: Crises and Detente
  • Author: Melvyn P. Leffler Odd Arne Westad
  • ISBN: 9780521837200
  • Page: 357
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “The Cambridge History of the Cold War, Volume II: Crises and Detente”

    1. The information presented in this history is copious and well organised The aggregate effect of these essays 50 so far is to place our recent history and the massive shift to a bi polar world 1947 1990 under a bright light for fresh interpretation The picture that emerges is necessarily incomplete, but at 1,500 pages the editors have given it the old college try Even so, there are a couple of areas I feel could have been fleshed out Numerous references are made to ideology, and some explanation [...]

    2. By far the most comprehensive book on the entirety of the Cold War, from origins to the collapse to resulting consequences Written by eminent scholars in the field A must read.

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