Cold War

by Michael Burgan

Publisher: Raintree Steck-Vaughn in Austin, TX

Written in English
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  • Soviet Union


  • Cold war -- Juvenile literature.,
  • World politics -- 1945-1989 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Post-communism -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Espionage, Russian -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Espionage, American -- Soviet Union -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Cold war.,
  • World politics -- 1945-1989.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations.,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Michael Burgan.
GenreJuvenile literature.
LC ClassificationsD843 .B746 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6794316M
ISBN 100739818341, 073981835X, 0739818368, 0739818376
LC Control Number00062652

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The Cold War is the term used to define the period between the end of World War II in and the ultimate collapse of the Soviet Union and its satellite states in The protatgonists in the Cold War were the West, led by the United States, and the eastern bloc, led by the Soviet Union.

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The term was first. Cold War ABC Book A Arms Race The Soviet Union and the United States raced to build the largest, most powerful nuclear weapon. The nuclear scare spread throughout the world, and people feared another war would be inevitable.

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The Butter Battle Book was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. This book was written during the Cold War era and reflects the concerns of the time, especially the perceived possibility that humanity could be destroyed in a nuclear Dr. Seuss. Jul 14,  · 4 Great Books on the Cold War.

On the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, The Daily Beast sorts through the best new and old books on the Cold War and the fall of communism. The Cold War is a great book for those who have no memory of the Cold War, and for those who do, it is a well written and engaging synopsis.

Although it is a "history" book, it is a fast read. Bring along a pencil and paper however; the book is not written in chronological order/5. The impact of the Cold War is still being felt around the world today.

This insightful single-volume reference captures the events and personalities of the era, while also inspiring critical thinking about this still-controversial period.

Cold War: The Essential Reference Guide is intended to introduce students to the tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States that dominated. Every war has its own jargon and the Cold War, despite the fact that there was no open fighting, was no exception.

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Wars where they helped the people fighting, but didn't actually fight themselves. Roles of USSR By: Dione Jones & Kayla Havens The Cold War was a state of hostility between the Soviet Union and the United States The war did not directly involve any form of violence. It was just a.

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From the title poem, which ends the collection, Ossip writes. When did the Cold War actually begin. The Cold War started soon after World War II. The two main countries that were so-called enemies were the United States and the Soviet Union. Why did they call it the Cold War. The war among the countries was called so because neither the United States nor the Soviet Union wanted to openly fight each other and they were afraid of each other’s power.

This book contains a huge amount of useful and insightful information on the events prior, during, and after the cold war. However, this book's structure does not follow an actual timeline and instead discusses themes throughout the cold war.

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