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 conflict was once a very important clash in American background. At stake used to be no matter if the area will be ruled by way of the forces of totalitarianism led through the Soviet Union, or encouraged via the rules of financial and political freedom embodied within the usa. The chilly warfare tested the United States because the chief of the loose international and a world superpower. It formed U.S. army approach, financial coverage, and family politics for almost 50 years.

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

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