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  • 15 b/w illus. 10 maps
  • Page extent: 498 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.801 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 909.825
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: n/a
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Cold War
    • World politics--1945-1989
    • World politics--1989-

Library of Congress Record


 (ISBN-13: 9780521853644 | ISBN-10: 0521853648)

The Global Cold War

Cambridge University Press
9780521853644 - The Global Cold War - Third World Interventions and the Making of Our Times - by Odd Arne Westad
Table of Contents


List of illustrations page viii
List of mapsix
List of abbreviationsxii
1The empire of liberty: American ideology and foreign interventions8
2The empire of justice: Soviet ideology and foreign interventions39
3The revolutionaries: anticolonial politics and transformations73
4Creating the Third World: the United States confronts revolution110
5The Cuban and Vietnamese challenges158
6The crisis of decolonization: Southern Africa207
7The prospects of socialism: Ethiopia and the Horn250
8The Islamist defiance: Iran and Afghanistan288
9The 1980s: the Reagan offensive331
10The Gorbachev withdrawal and the end of the Cold War364
Conclusion: Revolutions, interventions, and great power collapse396

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