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The Cambridge History of the Cold War (3 Volume set:1,2 and 3)

Leffler, Melvyn P.; Westad, Odd Arne

Editorial: Cambridge University Press, London, England, 2010
ISBN 10: 0521837197 / ISBN 13: 9780521837194
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Título: The Cambridge History of the Cold War (3 ...

Editorial: Cambridge University Press, London, England

Año de publicación: 2010

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Edición: 1st Edition


Published by Cambridge University Press of London in 2010. Hardcovers. A three book set. 1st editions. Book conditions: Near Fine. Black cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. Inside pages are in good order. Dust Jacket conditions: Near Fine. See photograph. Dims of each book 240mm x 160mm x 33mm. 1800+ pages. N° de ref. de la librería 003097

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Sinopsis: This volume examines the origins and early years of the Cold War. In the first comprehensive reexamination of the period, a team of leading scholars shows how the conflict evolved from the geopolitical, ideological, economic and sociopolitical environments of the two world wars and interwar period, and discusses how markets, ideas and cultural interactions affected political discourse, diplomacy and strategy after World War II. The chapters focus not only on the United States and the Soviet Union, but also on critical regions such as Europe, the Balkans and East Asia. The authors consider the most influential statesmen of the era and address issues that mattered to people around the globe: food, nutrition and resource allocation; ethnicity, race and religion; science and technology; national autonomy, self-determination and sovereignty. In so doing, they illuminate how people worldwide shaped the evolution of the increasingly bipolar conflict and, in turn, were ensnared by it.

Críticas: Review of the set: 'There has never been a Cold War history like it; everything about it is monumental ? In total, the volumes represent a successful interconnected attempt at describing the Cold War in full.' Jost Dülffer, H-Soz-u-Kult

Review of the set: 'The Cambridge History of the Cold War (CHCW) marks a coming of age for Cold War studies. This multi-volume compilation provides a synthesis of the 'New Cold War History'. It is a signal moment in the evolution of the field.' Mike Sewell, H-Diplo

Review of the set: '? if (I) could recommend just three books to a reader with no prior knowledge of the Cold War - the average undergraduate, say - it would likely be this series. The breadth and depth of coverage, in disciplinary and geographical terms, is unparalleled.' David Milne, H-Diplo

Review of the hardback: '? the volume presents a very impressive picture of the formation and globalization of the Cold War, tracing its influence on all aspects of postwar socio-political life ? Illustrations, diagrams, a bibliographical essay, and a detailed index give an additional value to the volume, which beyond its research aims can be recommended for use in teaching.' Nataliya Egorova, H-Diplo

Review of the hardback: '? [its] cogent summaries of various aspects and theaters of the conflict from 1945 to 1962 seem likely to stand the [test] of time ? many undergraduate courses would benefit from the assignment of some of these readings.' David Kaiser, H-Diplo

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