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The contours of America"s cold war

Matthew Farish

The contours of America"s cold war

by Matthew Farish

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization,
  • Cold War,
  • War and society,
  • Popular culture,
  • History,
  • Atomic bomb,
  • Nuclear warfare

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMatthew Farish
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE169.12 .F37 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 351 p. :
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24914398M
    ISBN 100816648425, 0816648433
    ISBN 109780816648429, 9780816648436
    LC Control Number2010038340
    OCLC/WorldCa617508692

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The geography of the Cold War is widely seen as a quite polarized affair between a capitalist and socialist world, and despite its simplicity this cliché has some merit: even if by the early s a certain recoil from the Cold War, whether at the behest of United Nations global liberalism or socialist and anti-colonial revulsion, recognized a Third World complicating the us/them lexicon of.

Ultimately, Brands exposes Latin America’s Cold War as not a single conflict, but rather a series of overlapping political, social, geostrategic, and ideological struggles whose repercussions can be felt to this day. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.

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"The Contours of America's Cold War is an outstanding book directed at understanding the varied geographical underpinnings of the conduct of the Cold War in the U.S. context from to Farish addresses the global, national, laboratory/think tank, and urban dimensions of how the Cold War created a new American socio-political /5(6).

The Cold War began after World War Two. The main enemies were the United States and the Soviet Union. The Cold War got its name because both sides were afraid of Author: VOA Learning English. Matthew Farish's valuable study focuses on the transformation of American geographical thinking, broadly defined, during World War II and the early Cold War.

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'America's Cold War' is well-written, well-structured, well-argued, and likely to prove a useful addition to the library of the layman and the expert alike. As previous reviewers have mentioned, it predominately focuses on the domestic origins--political, economic, cultural, historical--of the United States' foreign policy during the Cold War/5(14).

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That was Sciutto at a recent New America event about his new book, The Shadow War: Inside Russia’s and China’s Secret Operations to Defeat America. He has worked as the chief of staff of the U.S. embassy in Beijing and as the senior foreign correspondent for ABC News; he draws heavily on these real-life experiences throughout the book.

Gaddis, America's most distinguished cold war historian, has been writing about the subject for more than 30 years. (I co-edited a book on nuclear Author: Jonathan Rosenberg.

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As relations began to freeze, it became clear that nuclear weapons, spies, and the traditional tools of war wouldn’t be enough to fight Soviet hegemony.

And so the West, argues Greg Barnhisel, turned to their secret weapon.Although it is fifty years since the height of the Cold War, recent events have seen a resurgence of surveillance, paranoia and nuclear threats. Cultural critics and politicians are drawing parallels between the threat of Communism in the s and s and the present 'axis of evil'.

This book taps into this interest, drawing on work from prominent academics as well as new theorists working. The Cold War as a system of states ended on a cold and gray December day in Moscow inwhen Mikhail Gorbachev signed the Soviet Union out of existence.