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Published: 21 July 2011

352 Pages | 6 maps, four figures

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199237012

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The Cold War

John Lamberton Harper

  • Drawing on the latest archival evidence and scholarly research, prize-winning historian John Lamberton Harper provides a concise, briskly-written assessment of the Cold War.
  • stresses ways in which internal competitions for political power tilted both the U.S. and Soviet systems towards bellicosity and obsessive preparation for a hot war that no one seriously intended to begin