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The Cold War

1945-1991, 1st Edition

By John Mason


100 pages

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Mason provides concise coverage of the entire Cold War, paying particular attention to the Soviet-American dimension. This pamphlet:

* Analyzes the origins of the conflict

* Examines how the existence of nuclear weapons gives a unique character to the period

* Discusses the involvement of other nations and regions, particularly China

* Explains how and why the cold war ended

* Draws on recent research of revisionist scholars.

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Lancaster Pamphlets

Lancaster Pamphlets provide a concise and up-to-date analysis of major historical topics covered by both the main A-Level syllabuses and by introductory courses in higher education. Lancaster Pamphlets is a series initiated and edited by the history department at Lancaster University.
Each pamphlet:
* provides an authoritative introduction to the topic
* brings the central themes and problems into sharper focus
* incorporates traditional and revisionist approaches
* uses the most recent research to stimulate critical thought and interpretation

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General