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Superpower Rivalry

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  • ISBN:9780521597395
  • Format:Paperback
  • Subject(s):History
  • Author(s):Tony McAleavy
  • Available from: March 1998

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    Superpower Rivalry focuses on the beginning of the Cold War at the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Empire in 1991. It covers the breakdown of the wartime alliance, the Berlin Blockade and the wars which involved the Superpowers, including the Korean War and the Vietnam War. There are sections on The Arms Race, the Cuban Missile Crisis and an account of the fall of the Soviet Empire. The book meets the requirements of the new Modern World History courses.

  • Contents
  • CONTENTS
    • The roots of the Cold War
    • 1945: the breakdown of the wartime alliance
    • The Soviet take-over of Eastern Europe
    • The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan
    • American motives at the start of the Cold War
    • The Berlin Blockade and NATO
    • Review: the start of the Cold War
    • The Korean War
    • The Cuban missile crisis
    • The Cold War and the Middle East
    • The Vietnam War
    • Review: containing communism
    • Tito and Stalin
    • The Red Army in Budapest and Prague
    • Building the Berlin Wall
    • Solidarity
    • Gorbachev and the fall of the Soviet Empire
    • The arms race
    • Review: the Soviet Empire 1948–91.

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