eBook Cold War: The Essential Reference Guide, 1st Edition

  • James Arnold
  • Roberta Wieners
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  • ISBN-10: 1610690044
  • ISBN-13: 9781610690041
  • DDC: 909.82
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 443 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

The impact of the Cold War is still being felt around the world today. This insightful single-volume reference captures the events and personalities of the era, while also inspiring critical thinking about this still-controversial period.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Overview of the Cold War.
Causes of the Cold War.
Consequences of the Cold War.
1: Acheson, Dean Gooderham (1893–1971).
2: Afghanistan War (1979–1989).
3: Africa.
4: Arab Nationalism.
5: Bay of Pigs (April 17, 1961).
6: Berlin Blockade and Airlift (1948–1949).
7: Berlin Crises (1958–1961).
8: Berlin Wall (August 13, 1961–November 9, 1989).
9: Brandt, Willy (1913–1992).
10: Brezhnev, Leonid (1906–1982).
11: Central Intelligence Agency.
12: Churchill, Winston (1874–1965).
13: Civil Defense.
14: Committee on the Present Danger.
15: Communist Revolutionary Warfare.
16: Congo Civil War (1960–1965).
17: Cuba.
18: Cuban Missile Crisis (October 1962).
19: Dominican Republic, U.S. Interventions in.
20: Dulles, John Foster (1888–1959).
21: Eisenhower, Dwight David (1890–1969).
22: Geneva Conference (1954).
23: Gorbachev, Mikhail (1931–).
24: Greek Civil War (1946–1949).
25: Gromyko, Andrey (1909–1989).
26: Gulags.
27: Helsinki Final Act (1975).
28: Hiss, Alger (1904–1996).
29: Ho Chi Minh (1890–1969).
30: Hoover, John Edgar (1895–1972).
31: Human Rights.
32: Hydrogen Bomb.
33: Indochina War (1946–1954).
34: Israel.
35: Johnson, Lyndon Baines (1908–1973).
36: Kennan, George Frost (1904–2005).
37: Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917–1963).
38: Khrushchev, Nikita (1894–1971).
39: Kissinger, Henry (1923–).
40: Korean War (1950–1953).
41: Laos.
42: Latin America, Popular Liberation Movements in.
43: Literature.
44: Malayan Emergency (1948–1960).
45: Mao Zedong (1893–1976).
46: Marshall Plan.
47: McCarthyism.
48: Missiles, Intercontinental Ballistic.
49: Moscow Meeting, Brezhnev and Nixon (May 22–30, 1972).
50: Mutual Assured Destruction.
51: National Security Act (July 26, 1947).
52: National Security Agency.
53: Nixon, Richard Milhous (1913–1994).
54: Non-Aligned Movement.
55: North American Aerospace Defense Command.
56: North Atlantic Treaty Organization, History of (1948–1990).
57: NSC-68, National Security Council Report.
58: Nuclear Arms Race.
59: Nuclear Tests.
60: Ostpolitik.
61: Partial Test Ban Treaty (August 5, 1963).
62: Peace Movements.
63: Perestroika.
64: Prague Spring (1968).
65: Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty.
66: Reagan, Ronald Wilson (1911–2004).
67: Sakharov, Andrei Dmitrievich (1921–1989).
68: Sino-Soviet Split (1956–1966).
69: Solidarity Movement.
70: Sputnik (October 4, 1957).
71: Stalin, Josef (1879–1953).
72: Strategic Air Command.
73: Strategic Arms Limitation Talks and Treaties.
74: Strategic Arms Reduction Talks and Treaties.
75: Strategic Defense Initiative.
76: Tiananmen Square (June 4, 1989).
77: Tito, Josip Broz (1892–1980).
78: Truman Doctrine (March 12, 1947).
79: U-2 Incident (May 1960).
80: United Nations.
81: Vietnam War (1957–1975).
82: Vladivostok Meeting (November 22–24, 1974).
83: Warsaw Pact.
84: Washington Summit Meeting, Reagan and Gorbachev (December 7–10, 1987).
85: Yeltsin, Boris (1931–2007).
86: Documents.
87: Declaration on Liberated Europe: The Yalta Conference (February 1945).
88: Ho Chi Minh: Telegrams to President Harry S. Truman (September 29, 1945, and February 28, 1946).
89: Winston Churchill: “The Sinews of Peace” (Iron Curtain Speech) (March 5, 1946).
90: George C. Marshall: Remarks by the Secretary of State (Marshall Plan) (June 5, 1947).
91: North Atlantic Treaty (1949).
92: Harry S. Truman: First U.S. Acknowledgment of Soviet Atomic Bomb Detonation (September 23, 1949).
93: Joseph McCarthy: Speech on Spread of Communism (February 20, 1950).
94: Harry S. Truman: Declaration of a National Emergency (December 16, 1950).
95: Douglas MacArthur: Post-Recall Speech to Congress (April 19, 1951).
96: Korean Armistice Agreement (1953).
97: Dwight D. Eisenhower: “The Row of Dominoes,” Presidential Press Conference (April 7, 1954).
98: Warsaw Security Pact (1955).
99: Mao Zedong: “U.S. Imperialism is a Paper Tiger” (July 14, 1956).
100: Imre Nagy: Final Message to the Hungarian People (1956).
101: Soviet Announcement of Sputnik (October 5, 1957).
102: John F. Kennedy: Inaugural Address (January 20, 1961).
103: Vadim Orlov: Account of the B-59 Incident (1962).
104: John F. Kennedy: Commencement Address Announcing Cooperation with Soviets (June 10, 1963).
105: Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (1963).
106: Tonkin Gulf Resolution (August 7, 1964).
107: Chinese Announcement of Nuclear Test (October 16, 1964).
108: Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (1968).
109: Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty I (May 26, 1972).
110: U.S. War Powers Act (November 7, 1973).
111: Yuri Andropov: Memorandum to Brezhnev on Afghanistan (December 1979).
112: Civil Defense Instructions for Home Fallout Shelters (1980).
113: U.S. Government: Disappearances and Human Rights, Three Document Excerpts (1980–1996).
114: Ronald Reagan: The “Evil Empire” (March 8, 1983).
115: Ronald Reagan: “Tear Down this Wall” Speech (June 12, 1987).
116: The Minsk Declarations (Dissolution of the Soviet Union) (December 8, 1991).
Competition Spurs Technology.
Evolving East–West Relations.
Proxy Wars and Military Aid.
Ronald Reagan and the Cold War.
Cold War Chronology.
Bibliography.
Editors and Contributors.
Index.
About the Editors.