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The Cold War

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The Cold War by John Lewis Gaddis
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Dec 26, 2006 | ISBN 9780143038276

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Praise

Outstanding … The most accessible distillation of that conflict yet written. (The Boston Globe)

Energetically written and lucid, it makes an ideal introduction to the subject. (The New York Times)

A fresh and admirably concise history . . . Gaddis’s mastery of the material, his fluent style and eye for the telling anecdote make his new work a pleasure. (The Economist)

Table Of Contents

The Cold WarPreface
List of Maps

Prologue: The View Forward
I. The Return Of Fear
II. Deathboats And Lifeboats
III. Command Versus Spontaneity
IV. The Emergence Of Autonomy
V. The Recovery Of Equity
VI. Actors
VII. The Triumph Of Hope
Epilogue: The View Back

Notes
Bibliography
Index

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