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Review: The Cold War: A New History

User Review  - Martin Perez - Goodreads

A relatively good —although at times, confusing— introduction to the very complex theme of the Cold War. Lewis Gaddis is certainly a master of historical storytelling and ably synthesizes more than three-quarters of a century into a digestible 260-page work for the novice, but avid reader. Read full review

Review: The Cold War: A New History

User Review  - Greg - Goodreads

This is a good short history of the Cold War that was an enjoyable read. It is clear and concise. Read full review

Review: The Cold War: A New History

User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

My last book of the year. Gaddis book is a brief, no-nonsense introduction to the Cold War. It takes a Statist approach to Cold War history and focuses on the roles of the US and the Soviet Union. Read full review

Review: The Cold War: A New History

User Review  - Rohit Shinde - Goodreads

A very compelling read. The author manages to narrate the events of the Cold War with unerring precision. It engaged me to the very end. Unlike most Cold War books, this book manages to stay interesting to the very end. The bibliography and the books to read list is also very impressive. Read full review

Review: The Cold War: A New History

User Review  - Terry Quirke - Goodreads

A good overall background primer, Gaddis approaches the period through a thematic approach rather than chronological and looks at the overall sweep of things rather than digging down into specific ... Read full review

Review: The Cold War: A New History

User Review  - Steven Maher - Goodreads

This is one of those "if you are going to read one book on...." type of books. Experienced teachers will be well-served to reacquaint themselves with this comprehensive narrative provided while new ... Read full review

Review: The Cold War: A New History

User Review  - Victor Gotisan - Goodreads

Who said that Karl Marx is not actual... "History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce". Read full review

Review: The Cold War: A New History

User Review  - Andy - Goodreads

A good read, interesting and informative about this important era which is largely forgotten by my generation. Read full review

Review: The Cold War: A New History

User Review  - Mehmet S. - Goodreads

Was very short. 1961 could have been longer in scope. I kind of like "Checkpoint Charlie"... Read full review

Review: The Cold War: A New History

User Review  - Lizzie - Goodreads

Excellent summary and overview analysis of the Cold War. A shortened version of his other books, this one serves as well as the others, if not more so due to its brevity. Well reasoned, articulate and readable, highly recommended. Read full review


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