By Ruud van Dijk,William Glenn Gray,Svetlana Savranskaya,Jeremi Suri,Qiang Zhai
Between 1945 and 1991, pressure among the united states, its allies, and a gaggle of countries led through the USSR, ruled international politics. this era used to be referred to as the chilly conflict – a clash that stopped brief to a full-blown battle.
Benefiting from the new study of newly open files, the Encyclopedia of the chilly warfare discusses how this kingdom of perpetual tensions arose, constructed, and used to be resolved. This paintings examines the army, financial, diplomatic, and political evolution of the clash in addition to its effect at the various areas and cultures of the area. utilizing a special geopolitical process that might current Russian views and others, the paintings covers all points of the chilly conflict, from communism to nuclear escalation and from UFOs to crimson diaper infants, highlighting its vast-ranging and lasting influence on diplomacy in addition to on everyday life. even supposing the paintings will specialize in the 1945–1991 interval, it is going to discover the roots of the clash, beginning with the formation of the Soviet nation, and its legacy to the current day.
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Encyclopedia of the Cold War by Ruud van Dijk,William Glenn Gray,Svetlana Savranskaya,Jeremi Suri,Qiang Zhai