Lee Edwards,Elizabeth Edwards Spalding's A Brief History of the Cold War PDF

By Lee Edwards,Elizabeth Edwards Spalding

ISBN-10: 1621574865

ISBN-13: 9781621574866

The chilly struggle was once a very important clash in American historical past. At stake was once even if the area will be ruled by way of the forces of totalitarianism led through the Soviet Union, or encouraged by way of the foundations of financial and political freedom embodied within the usa. The chilly conflict validated the US because the chief of the unfastened global and a world superpower. It formed U.S. army method, monetary coverage, and family politics for almost 50 years.

In A short heritage of the chilly War, unique students Lee Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards Spalding recount the pivotal occasions of this protracted fight and clarify the recommendations that at last resulted in victory for freedom. They research the improvement and implementation of containment, détente, and eventually President Reagan's philosophy: "they lose, we win." The chilly warfare teaches vital classes approximately statecraft and America's imperative function within the world.

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