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Published: 12 March 1998

438 Pages


ISBN: 9780198780717

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Rethinking Cold War History

John Lewis Gaddis

Clarendon Press

  • Written by the pre-eminent authority on the United States and the Cold War.
  • The book stands as a powerful vindication of US policy throughout this period, and provides intriguing insights into the character of Joseph Stalin, portrayed as the primary instigator of Cold War tensions.
  • Written from a unique vantage point the end of the Cold War, and from a truly international perspective.
  • The book utilizes a wealth of new information from previously unavailable Soviet and Chinese sources.
  • Endorsement from Lawrence Freedman, Department of War Studies, King's College, London:
  • 'John Gaddis has long been the master of Cold War history. He has now taken advantage of recent scholarship and, particularly, the new Soviet and Chinese material which has only recently become available. The result is the fullest and most thoughtful account to date of those critical years.'

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