A Brief History of the Cold War by Lee Edwards,Elizabeth Edwards Spalding

By Lee Edwards,Elizabeth Edwards Spalding

The chilly warfare was once an important clash in American background. At stake used to be no matter if the realm will be ruled via the forces of totalitarianism led by means of the Soviet Union, or encouraged by way of the rules of financial and political freedom embodied within the usa. The chilly conflict confirmed the US because the chief of the unfastened global and an international superpower. It formed U.S. army approach, fiscal coverage, and family politics for almost 50 years.

In A short background of the chilly War, exotic students Lee Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards Spalding recount the pivotal occasions of this protracted fight and clarify the concepts that finally resulted in victory for freedom. They examine the advance and implementation of containment, détente, and eventually President Reagan's philosophy: "they lose, we win." The chilly struggle teaches very important classes approximately statecraft and America's fundamental position within the world.

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