|LC Classifications||DS35 S38|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||288|
Bernard Baruch, senior advisor of U.S. President Harry Truman, was the first to use the term "Cold War," in , referring to the frequent and deepening crises between the United States and the Soviet Union, in spite of their alliance against Germany in World War II. The term was popularized by the book . Beyond the Iron Curtain: New Books About the Cold War Twenty-five years after the fall of the Soviet Union, new books explore what we have yet to learn from the Cold War. Listopia > Cold War Book Lists. Best Spy Novels. 1, books — 1, voters Best Russian History Books. books — voters American Foreign Policy. books — voters American Politics. books — voters U.S. History Reading List. books — 71 voters. The Cold War: A New History is meant chiefly, therefore, for a new generation of readers for whom the Cold War was never “current events.” I hope readers who lived through the Cold War will also find the volume useful, because as Marx once said (Groucho, not Karl), “Outside of a dog, a book .
This one's a doozy. Don't say we didn't warn you. Let's just set it all out right at the beginning: The Butter Battle Book is a pretty clear allegory for the Cold War arms race. But what's great about allegories is that they're flexible and fuzzy. The Cold War was an ongoing political rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union and their respective allies that developed after World War hostility between the two superpowers was first given its name by George Orwell in an article published in Orwell understood it as a nuclear stalemate between “super-states”: each possessed weapons of mass destruction and was. Intelligence has played a significant part in the history of the Cold War. Spies, as the author mentions, did not change the political balance between the superpowers, but they were responsible, to a great extent, for letting the other side know of the opponent's by: 2. World War II was followed by a Cold War that pitted the United States and its Allies against the Soviet Union and its supporters. It was called a Cold War, but it would flare into violence in Korea and Vietnam and in many smaller conflicts.
The Civil War: A Narrative by Shelby Foote. This epic three-volume masterpiece is to war what Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was to history. It is the definitive history of the US Civil War — it gives equal treatment to both sides, and is more than one million words, but is never boring. This book was a large part of Ken. Books shelved as cold-war-era: Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith, The Spy Who Came In from the Cold by John le Carré, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europ. Dawn of the Code War: America's Battle Against Russia, China, and the Rising Global Cyber Threat Hardcover – Octo /5(41). Johnson’s history provides some tantalizing glimpses, for example, into NSA’s cryptologic successes and failures against the Soviet Union during the Cold War (Book I, pp. ). The report describes the genesis of NSA’s attack on Soviet codes and ciphers during World War II, including details about the Anglo-American solution of the Venona one-time pad ciphers used by the KGB during World War II.