The Fifty Years War: The United States and the Soviet Union in World Politics, 1941-1991 (Paperback)Richard Crockatt (author)
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This is an authoritative and comprehensive history of the Fifty Years' war and the relationship that dominated world politics in the second half of the twentieth century.
For fifty years relations between the United States and the Soviet Union were deciding factors in international affairs. Available for the first time in paperback, Richard Crockatt's acclaimed book is an examination of this relationship in its global context. It breaks new ground in seeking a synthesis of historical narrative and analysis of the global structures within which superpower relations developed. Attention is given to economic as well as political and military factors.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 848 g
Dimensions: 248 x 191 x 33 mm
-"Times Higher Education Supplement
"The style is exceptionally clear. This is a book that is accessible to the general reader, and manages to tell a complicated story in an engaging and analytically sophisticated manner. A towering achievement."
-Steve Smith, University of Wales
"A comprehensive assessment of the Cold War from a global perspective."
"Attempting to explain the biggest low-key slug fest in the modern history of the world, author Richard Crockatt has written a thorough, 400 page analysis of the Cold War. . . He gives a balanced account of differing political theories that justified the battle and the strategies used to fight it. . . serves as a valuable tool in understanding one of the most significant political situations of our time."
..."for a road map of the whole political and military terrain of the cold war, the student and general reader can probably do no better than peruse "The Fifty Years War."
-"The International History Review
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