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The Real History of the Cold War: A New Look at the Past (Real History Series)

Author: Axelrod, Alan

Publisher: Sterling


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The Real History of the Cold War: A New Look at the Past (Real History Series) : From the fall of Nazi Germany to the fall of the Berlin Wall, a cold war raged between the US and the Soviet Union. Though not a shot was fired, the hostility between the two superpowers threatened the globe with nuclear annihilation. Axelrod reveals the intriguing, suspenseful true story behind this globe-spanning battle of wills, and as always, he’s created a study that’s authoritative, comprehensive, and a pleasure to read. Judiciously, incisively, he probes the pivotal events of the era: the Marshall Plan; the iron curtain; the Berlin airlift; the Cuban missile crisis; the rise and fall of Joesph McCarthy; the Korean War; the Vietnam War; the arms race. Rarely seen illustrations, detail-packed sidebars, maps, stats, quotes, alternate takes, and "reality checks" to popular myths make this a work general readers will turn to and enjoy. NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.

Category   Subject
History & Geography   Military

ISBN 13:9781402763021
ISBN 10:1402763026
Size:9.00" l x 7.00" w x 1.50" h
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