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Author Hanes, Sharon M.

Title Cold War reference library [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] / Sharon M. Hanes and Richard C. Hanes ; Lawrence W. Baker, project editor.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : UXL, [2004]
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Vol. 1-2. Almanac: Origins of the Cold War -- Conflict builds -- Germany and Berlin -- Dawning of the Nuclear Age -- Homeland insecurities -- Espionage in the Cold War -- A worldwide Cold War -- Renewed tensions -- Cuban Missile Crisis -- Mutual assured destruction -- An unsettled world -- Home front turmoil: the 1960s -- Detente: a lessening of tensions -- A freeze in relations -- End of the Cold War.
Vol. 3-4. Biographies: Dean G. Acheson -- Konrad Adenauer -- Salvador Allende -- Clement R. Attlee -- Ernest Bevin -- Leonid Brezhnev -- George Bush -- James F. Byrnes -- Jimmy Carter -- Fidel Castro -- Chiang Kai-shek -- Winston Churchill -- Clark M. Clifford -- Deng Xiaoping -- John Foster Dulles -- Dwight D. Eisenhower -- Mikhail Gorbachev -- Andrey Gromyko -- W. Averell Harriman -- Ho Chi Minh -- J. Edgar Hoover -- Lyndon B. Johnson -- George F. Kennan -- John F. Kennedy -- Nikita Khrushchev -- Kim Il Sung -- Jeane Kirkpatrick -- Henry Kissinger -- Helmut Kohl -- Aleksey Kosygin -- Igor Kurchatov -- Douglas MacArthur -- Harold Macmillan -- Mao Zedong -- George C. Marshall -- Joseph R. McCarthy -- Robert S. McNamara -- Vyacheslav Molotov -- Richard M. Nixon -- J. Robert Oppenheimer -- Ayn Rand -- Ronald Reagan -- Condoleezza Rice -- Andrey Sakharov -- Eduard Shevardnadze -- Joseph Stalin -- Margaret Thatcher -- Josip Broz Tito -- Harry S. Truman -- Zhou Enlai.
Vol. 5. Primary sources: Cold War beginnings -- George F. Kennan -- Winston Churchill -- Nikolai V. Novikov -- Confrontation builds -- Harry S. Truman -- George C. Marshall -- Harry S. Truman -- Communism spreads -- Isaac Don Levine -- Paul H. Nitze -- Douglas MacArthur -- Those who strove for peace -- Eleanor Roosevelt -- Dwight D. Eisenhower -- Homeland insecurities -- J. Edgar Hoover -- Ayn Rand and Ronald Reagan -- House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) -- Joseph R. McCarthy -- The colorful Khrushchev -- Nikita Khrushchev -- Sergei Khrushchev -- Nikita Khrushchev -- Endangered Berlin -- John F. Kennedy -- Nikita Khrushchev -- John F. Kennedy -- Cuban Missile Crisis -- Robert F. Kennedy -- John F. Kennedy -- Nikita Khrushchev -- Changing superpower relations in the 1970s and 1980s -- Richard M. Nixon -- Ronald Reagan -- End of the Cold War -- George Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev -- George Bush.
Access For reference use only; cannot be checked out.
Summary Covers the Cold War period between the Western powers and the Communist bloc from the end of World War II through 1989. Includes discussion of the historic causes of the tension and information on the lives and actions of major figures, such as Harry Truman, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin.
Original Version Original: 6 v. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subject Cold War -- Juvenile literature.
World politics -- 1945-1989 -- Juvenile literature.
Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 -- Juvenile literature.
Cold War -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
History, Modern -- 1945-1989 -- Juvenile literature.
Cold War -- Sources -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union -- Juvenile literature.
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Hanes Richard Clay, 1946-
Baker, Lawrence W.
Gale Group.
Added Title Cold War
ISBN 9780787691929 (electronic book)
0787691925 (electronic book)
0787690899 (almanac)
0787676632 (biographies)
0787676667 (primary sources)
0787676675 (cumulative index)
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