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Author Taylor, David.

Title The Cold War / David Taylor.

Publication Info. Chicago : Heinemann Library, [2001]
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 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J 909.825 TAY    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Nonfiction  J 909.825 TAY    AVAILABLE
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Description 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Series 20th-century perspectives.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 46) and index.
Contents What is the Cold War? -- How did the Cold War start? -- The Iron Curtain descends -- The Truman Doctrine, 1947 -- The Berlin airlift -- Superpower rivalry, 1945-1969 -- Cold War spy scandal -- The Korean war, 1950-1953 -- Revolution in Hungary, 1956 -- The Berlin wall goes up -- Escaping to the West -- The Cuban missile crisis, 1962 -- The Prague spring, 1968 -- War in Vietnam -- Americans protest -- Detente, 1968-1979 -- Cold War again -- Enter Mikhail Gorbachev -- 1989: year of revolutions -- The end of the cold war.
Summary A study of the Cold War, explaining what it was and how it started, discussing the progress of the conflict, and looking at events that led to the end of hostilities. Includes photographs and primary source materials.
Subject Cold War -- Juvenile literature.
World politics -- 1945-1989 -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 1575724340 (library binding)
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