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Soviet-American rivalry

Thomas B. Larson

Soviet-American rivalry

by Thomas B. Larson

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Published by W. W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementThomas B. Larson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE183.8.R9 L34 1978
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 308 p. ;
      Number of Pages308
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4717442M
      ISBN 100393056899
      LC Control Number78004064

      Odd Arne Westad FBA (born 5 January ) is a Norwegian historian specializing in the Cold War and contemporary East Asian history. He is the Elihu Professor of History and Global Affairs at Yale University, where he teaches in the Yale History Department and in the Jackson Institute of Global Affairs. Previously, Westad held the S.T. Lee Chair of US-Asia Relations at Harvard University Alma mater: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Oslo.   Written by Smithsonian curator Von Hardesty and researcher Gene Eisman, Epic Rivalry tells the story from the American and Russian points f view and shows how each space-faring nation played a vital role in stimulating the work of the other. Scores of rare and powerful photographs recall the urgency, technical creativity, tense drama, and Brand: National Geographic Society.

        The main thesis of POWER AND PROTEST is best summarized by author Jeremi Suri himself at the end of this brilliant and original exploration of post WWII international relations and their impact and continuity with domestic policy: "In previous decades [the 40s through the early 60s] the Soviet-American rivalry had provided a simple bi-polar framework for both competition and cooperation.5/5(5). In spite of the many wars that were caused directly or indirectly by Soviet–American rivalry, such as in Korea, Vietnam and Afghanistan, the conflict is referred to as ‘cold’ because, although there were near-misses, such as Cuba in , direct military action between the two protagonists never eventuated.

      Concentrating on five critical intervals in the history of Soviet-American rivalry, Melvyn P. Leffler, one of the West's leading authorities on U.S. foreign policy, mines a wealth of new sources for this fresh and stimulating analysis of Cold War by: Introduction. The alliance between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, so important to the prosecution of the war against Germany, deteriorated after the war into rivalry and conflict between international communism and the western democracies.. Truman and the Cold War. President Truman sought to rally and mobilize the American response to Communist expansionism.


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The rivalries between the Soviet Union and the United States, Egypt and Israel, and India and Pakistan produced twelve major crises and seven wars during the quarter-century following World War II.

A disproportionate share of international crises and wars occur between long-term rivals. Why could not the leaders of these states learn to manage their disputes without severe crises or war. Soviet-American Rivalry and the Cold War J by Marge Anderson Inat the outset of the cold war, as the Soviet Union continued to expand its influence through¬out Europe, a leading American policy analyst, George Kennan (—), published a highly influential article in the American journal Foreign Affairs.

Book description What was the Cold War that shook world politics for the second half of the twentieth century.

Standard narratives focus on Soviet-American rivalry as if the superpowers were the exclusive driving forces of the international system. When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon inthey personified an almost unimaginable feat--the incredibly complex task of sending humans safely to another celestial body.

This extraordinary odyssey, which grew from the rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War, was galvanized by the Sputnik launch in /5(11). motivation behind the Soviet manipulation of the CCP-GMD rivalry was to keep China weak, thus maximizing Soviet influence.

The more important question for this book is how the breakdown of Soviet American cooperation was related to the civil war in China.

Westad argues that the American-Soviet conflict greatly weakened the GMD regime by. A chronicle of the failures of Western intelligence operations in the Middle East. Gerolymatos (History/Simon Fraser Univ.; Red Acropolis, Black Terror: The Greek Civil War and the Origins of Soviet-American Rivalry, –,etc.) delivers an often jaw-dropping account of a century of failure in clandestine attempts to influence Islamic : André Gerolymatos.

Red Acropolis, Black Terror: The Greek Civil War and the Origins of Soviet‐American Rivalry, –By André York: Basic Books, Pp. xix+ $ A general and low-key background book covering the main aspects of Soviet-American relations since World War II and drawing the obvious parallels and contrasts.

Larson knows his subject, having served in the U.S. Embassy in Moscow and in research on Soviet affairs in the State Department. Hardesty, Von,Sergeĭ. Khrushchev and Gene. Eisman, Epic Rivalry: The Inside Story of the Soviet and American Space Race. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, MLA Citation (style guide) Hardesty, Von, Sergeĭ Khrushchev, and Gene Eisman.

Epic Rivalry: The Inside Story of the Soviet and American Space Race. This volume is an impressive piece of historical scholarship on the origins of the Cold War in East Asia. Its primary importance stems from the interesting way in which it weaves together the policies and perceptions of the four key actors in the critical period: Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalists, Mao Zedong's communists, Stalin's Russia and Truman's America.

Cold War and Revolution: Soviet-American Rivalry and the Origins of the Chinese Civil War, – New York: Columbia University Press, x pp.

Maps, notes, bibliography, and index. $   Editorial Reviews "Epic Rivalry is history at its best, a fascinating story deeply researched and well told." —David Maraniss, author of They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace, Vietnam and America, October "Epic Rivalry is a stunning new book on the space race.

Erudite yet entertaining, it clearly analyzes the events leading to the first lunar landing, as seen through American and Brand: National Geographic Society. Chanda, Washington bureau chief for Far Eastern Economic Review, traces the steps by which the Third Indochina War became intertwined with the Soviet-American rivalry and the Sino-American alliance.

Concentrating on five critical intervals in the history of Soviet-American rivalry, Melvyn P. Leffler, one of the West's leading authorities on U.S. foreign policy, mines a wealth of new sources for this fresh and stimulating analysis of Cold War crises. The book is sophisticated and erudite but also engagingly written and lively.

For the. Soviet American Rivalry In The Middle East, New York Columbia Univ Press (), ASIN BXB3IA The Struggle for Palestine, ACLS Humanities E-Book (), ISBN Soviet-American Rivalry in the middle East, Praeger for The Academy of Political Science (), ASIN BM7W8Education: Trinity College, Hartford, CT, B.A.For those historians, political scientists, journalists, and politicians who viewed the Soviet-American conflict as a war of ideologies, what mattered in was the victory of a well-organized minority of revolutionaries over a populous and potentially aggressive nation and that minority's subsequent inauguration of a war against capitalism.The Cold War is in the main focus of the paper.

The Cold War was an ideological struggle between the capitalistic democracy and Marxism communism that lasted for