Moving beyond earlier controversies over responsiblity for the Cold War, this pathbreaking volume focuses on the interaction of geopolitics, technology, ideology and political economy.
Table of ContentsIntroduction 1. The International System and the Origins of the Cold War PART I SOVIET AND AMERICAN STRATEGY AND DIPLOMACY 2. National Security and US Foreign Policy 3. National Security and Soviet Foreign Policy 4. The Atomic Bomb and the Origins of the Cold War 5. The Soviet Union and the Origins of the Arms Race 6. American Policy and the Shifting Nuclear Balance PART II EUROPE AND THE COLD WAR 7. The European Dimension of the Cold War 8. British Policy and the Origins of the Cold War 9. Hegemony and Autonomy Within the Western Alliance 10 Hegemony and Repression in the Eastern Alliance PART III LINKING CENTER AND PERIPHERY 11. From Marshall Plan to the Third World 12. Japan and the Asian Periphery PART IV THE COLD WAR AND THE THIRD WORLD 13. The Iranian Crisis of 1946 and the Onset of the Cold War 14. Revolutionary Movements in Asia and the Cold War 15. Threat Perception and Chinese Communist Foreign Policy 16. The impact of the Cold War on Latin America EPILOGUE 17. The End of the Cold War
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An excellent collection, which offers works with which students would be unfamiliar. The articles demonstrate a real commitment to international history. (Robert L. Beisner, The American University, Washington DC)