Encyclopedia Of Cold War: A Political, Social, And Military History, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-13: 9781851097067
  • DDC: 909.82
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 2500 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released April 2011
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Overview

The confrontation of Western capitalism and Soviet and Chinese Communism shaped world affairs for almost the entire second half of the 20th century, a period defined by pervasive political tension, nuclear-fueled nightmares, intense diplomacy, and the transformation of regional/national disputes into test-case ideological battlefields where the superpowers squared off.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
About the Editors.
Editorial Board.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Contents.
List of Entries.
List of Maps.
Preface.
General Maps.
1: General Essays.
2: The Cold War: A Personal Perspective.
3: Origins of the Cold War to 1950.
4: Course of the Cold War (1950-1991).
5: A.
6: Abbas, Ferhat (1899-1985).
7: Abdullah, King of Jordan (1882-1951).
8: Abel, Rudolf (1903-1971).
9: Abrams, Creighton Williams (1914-1974).
10: Accelerated Development.
11: Acheson, Dean Gooderham (1893-1971).
12: Adamec, Ladislav (1926).
13: Adams, Gerard, Jr. (1948).
14: Adenauer, Konrad (1876-1967).
15: Afghanistan.
16: Afghanistan War (1979-1989).
17: Africa.
18: Africa, Soviet Interventions in.
19: Africa, U.S. Interventions in.
20: African National Congress.
21: Aideed, Mohamed Farah (1934-1996).
22: Aiken, Frank (1898-1983).
23: Air Burst.
24: Aircraft.
25: Aircraft Carriers.
26: AirLand Battle.
27: Albania.
28: Albert II, King of Belgium (1934).
29: Algeria.
30: Algerian War (1954-1962).
31: Alia, Ramiz (1925).
32: Alianza Popular Revolucionaria Americana.
33: Allende Gossens, Salvador (1908-1973).
34: Alliance for Progress.
35: Allied Control Council of Germany.
36: Alsop, Joseph Wright (1910-1989).
37: Americans for Democratic Action.
38: Americas.
39: Amin, Idi (1924?2003).
40: Andreotti, Giulio (1919).
41: Andropov, Yuri (1914-1984).
42: Angleton, James Jesus (1917-1987).
43: Anglo-French Treaty of Alliance (4 March 1947).
44: Anglo-Iranian Oil Crisis (1951-1953).
45: Antall, József (1932-1993).
46: Antarctica and Arctic.
47: Antiaircraft Guns and Missiles.
48: Anti-Americanism.
49: Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty (1972).
50: Antiballistic Missiles.
51: Anticolonialism.
52: Antisatellite Systems.
53: Anti-Semitism.
54: Antonescu, Ion (1882-1946).
55: ANZUS Pact (1 September 1951).
56: Aquino, Benigno, Jr. (1932-1983).
57: Aquino, Corazon (1933).
58: Arab-Israeli Wars (1948-1973).
59: Arab Nationalism.
60: Arafat, Yasir (1929-2004).
61: Arbenz, Jacobo Guzmán (1913-1971).
62: Argenlieu, Georges Thierry d’ (1889-1964).
63: Argentina.
64: Aristide, Jean-Bertrand (1953).
65: Armenia.
66: Arms Control.
67: Arms Sales, International.
68: Artillery.
69: ASEAN.
70: Asia, U.S. Armed Forces in.
71: Asian-Pacific Council.
72: Assad, Hafez (1930-2000).
73: Association of Southeast Asia (31 July 1961).
74: Association of Southeast Asian Nations (8 August 1967).
75: Atkins, Humphrey Edward (1922-1996).
76: Atomic Bomb.
77: Atomic Energy Commission, United Nations.
78: Atomic Energy Commission, United States.
79: Atoms for Peace Proposal (8 December 1953).
80: Attlee, Clement Richard, 1st Earl (1883-1967).
81: Aung San Suu Kyi (1945).
82: Auriol, Vincent (1884-1966).
83: Austin, Warren Robinson (1877-1962).
84: Australia.
85: Austria.
86: Austrian State Treaty (15 May 1955).
87: Ayub Khan, Muhammad (1907-1974).
88: Azerbaijan.
89: B.
90: Baker, James Addison, III (1930).
91: Balaguer Ricart, Joaquín Antonio (1906-2002).
92: Ball, George Wildman (1909-1994).
93: Ballistic Missile Early Warning System.
94: Ballistic Missiles.
95: Bandaranaike, Sirimavo (1916-2000).
96: Bandung Conference (1824 April 1955).
97: Bangladesh.
98: Bao Dai (1913-1997).
99: Barre, Mohammed Siyad (1919?-1995).
100: Barre, Raymond (1924).
101: Baruch, Bernard (1870-1965).
102: Basque Separatism.
103: Batista y Zaldivar, Fulgencio (1901-1973).
104: Baudouin, King of Belgium (1930-1993).
105: Bay of Pigs (17 April 1961).
106: Beatles.
107: Beatrix, Queen of the Netherlands (1938).
108: Begin, Menachem (1913-1992).
109: Beijing Meeting (2127 February 1972).
110: Belarus.
111: Belgium.
112: Benediktsson, Bjarni (1908-1970).
113: Beneš, Edvard (1884-1948).
114: Ben-Gurion, David (1886-1973).
115: Beran, Josef (1888-1969).
116: Berg Report (1981).
117: Beria, Lavrenty Pavlovich (1899-1953).
118: Berle, Adolf Augustus, Jr. (1895-1971).
119: Berlin Blockade and Airlift (1948-1949).
120: Berlin Crises (1958-1961).
121: Berlin Wall (13 August 1961 9 November 1989).
122: Berlinguer, Enrico (1922-1984).
123: Berman, Jakub (1901-1984).
124: Bessarabia.
125: Betancourt, Rómulo (1908-1981).
126: Bevan, Aneurin (1897-1960).
127: Bevin, Ernest (1881-1951).
128: Bhumipol Adulyadej, King of Thailand (1927).
129: Bhutan.
130: Bhutto, Benazir (1953).
131: Bhutto, Zulfikar Ali (1928-1979).
132: Biafra War (1967-1970).
133: Bidault, Georges (1899-1983).
134: Bierut, Bolesław (1892-1956).
135: Bikini Island Atomic Tests.
136: Bilderberg Meetings (1954).
137: Biological and Chemical Weapons and Warfare.
138: Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (10 April 1972).
139: Bissell, Richard Mervin, Jr. (1909-1994).
140: Black Dragon River.
141: Black Panthers.
142: Blair, Eric Arthur.
143: Blum, Léon (1872-1950).
144: Blunt, Anthony Frederick (1907-1983).
145: Bo Yibo (1908-2007).
146: Bodnäras, Emil (1904-1976).
147: Bogotá, Act of (13 September 1960).
148: Bogotá Conference (1948).
149: Bohlen, Charles Eustis (1904-1974).
150: Bokassa, Jean-Bédel (1921-1996).
151: Bolivia.
152: Bombers, Strategic.
153: Bonner, Yelena Georgievna (1923).
154: Borghese, Junio Valerio (1906-1974).
155: Bosch Gaviño, Juan (1909-2001).
156: Botha, Pieter Willem (1916-2006).
157: Botha, Roelof Frederik (1932).
158: Bourguiba, Habib (1903-2000).
159: Bowles, Chester (1901-1986).
160: Braden, Spruille (1894-1978).
161: Bradley, Omar Nelson (1893-1981).
162: Brady Plan (March 1989).
163: Brainwashing.
164: Brandt, Willy (1913-1992).
165: Brâtianu, Gheorghe Ion (1898-1953).
166: Braun, Wernher von (1912-1977).
167: Brazil.
168: Brazzaville.
169: Bretton Woods System.
170: Brezhnev, Leonid (1906-1982).
171: Brezhnev Doctrine.
172: Bricker, John William (1893-1986).
173: Britain.
174: British Commonwealth of Nations.
175: Brosio, Manlio Giovanni (1897-1980).
176: Browder, Earl Russell (1891-1973).
177: Brown, George (1914-1985).
178: Brown, Harold (1927).
179: Bruce, David Kirkpatrick Este (1898-1977).
180: Brunei.
181: Brussels Treaty (1948).
182: Brzezinski, Zbigniew (1928).
183: Bulganin, Nikolai Alexandrovich (1895-1975).
184: Bulgaria.
185: Bunche, Ralph Johnson (1904-1971).
186: Bundy, McGeorge (1919-1996).
187: Bundy, William Putnam (1917-2000).