Origins of the Cold War: The Great Historical Debate: The Cold War, by Bogle,Lori Lynn
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- ISBN: 9780815332381 | 0815332386
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 9/21/2001
This collection of reprinted articles and essays, written by scholars of history, political science, international relations, sociology, and cultural studies, brings together information on the Cold War from a wide range of international journals. It is a useful resource for students of contemporary history and society. From the extensive critical literature, the editor has chosen articles that convey the sharpest understanding of the conflict and organized them in a five-volume collection according to major historical issues of the Cold War: its origins, security policies, hot wars, espionage, and its impact on U.S. society.The Cold Warcollection shows how the conflict defined the international political landscape of the second half of the twentieth century, shaping the domestic and foreign policy agendas of nations and leaving no region of the world free from the conflict waged between the superpowers. But it also makes clear how the Cold War was always more than political and military decisions.From the beginning, it influenced culture, art, education, media, and society in intimate ways. Its legacy today is profound and lasting.