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By Lee Edwards,Elizabeth Edwards Spalding

ISBN-10: 1621574865

ISBN-13: 9781621574866

The chilly warfare was once a vital clash in American background. At stake was once no matter if the realm will be ruled by means of the forces of totalitarianism led via the Soviet Union, or encouraged by means of the foundations of financial and political freedom embodied within the usa. The chilly conflict tested the US because the chief of the loose global and an international superpower. It formed U.S. army method, fiscal coverage, and family politics for almost 50 years.

In A short historical past of the chilly War, exotic students Lee Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards Spalding recount the pivotal occasions of this protracted fight and clarify the recommendations that at last resulted in victory for freedom. They examine the improvement and implementation of containment, détente, and eventually President Reagan's philosophy: "they lose, we win." The chilly struggle teaches very important classes approximately statecraft and America's integral position within the world.

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