The Cold War Chronicles: Superpower Rivalries and Proxy Warfare, 1st Edition

  • Avery Elizabeth Hurt
  • Published By: Cavendish Square Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1502627256
  • ISBN-13: 9781502627254
  • DDC: 909.82
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released February 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

The Cold War was a time of ultimate technological, military, and political competition between the United States and the Soviet Union. Proxy wars were fought between countries supported by one of the two superpowers of the United States or the Soviet Union. The United States and Soviet Union put their powers to the test in the arms race and the space race. This book describes how the landscape of war was forever changed as these formidable forces pursued political power through technology and weapons.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction: Other People's Wars.
1: Mounting Tensions.
2: Superpower Rivalries and Proxy Warfare.
3: The Faces of the Cold War.
4: Negotiation and Innovation.
5: The Legacy of Superpower Rivalries and Proxy Warfare.
Chronology.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Further Information.
Index.
About the Author.