America, Russia, and the Cold War, 1945-2000

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McGraw-Hill, 2002 - History - 456 pages
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Using extensive materials from both published and private sources, this concise text focuses on U.S./Soviet diplomacy to explain the causes and consequences of the Cold War. The thesis allows for use of anecdote and quotation to exemplify the policies.

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User Review  - Frederick Hobbit - Goodreads

Incredibly well researched. Definitely a different take on US Foreign Policy during the Cold War. Fascinating and slightly terrifying. Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Walter Lafeber was born and raised in Indiana, attended Hanover College, and then received his Master of Arts degree from Stanford University and his Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. His books include The American Age: U.S. Foreign Policy at Home and Abroad Since 1750 (2nd ed., 1994); Inevitable Revolutions: The United States in Central America (2nd ed., 1993); The Panama Canal: The Crisis in Historical Perspective (2nd ed., 1989); and The New Empire: An Interpretation of American Expansion, 1865-1898 (1963). He also wrote The American Search for Opportunity, Volume II of the Cambridge History of American Foreign Relations (1994). Since 1968, Professor Lafeber has been the Marie Underhill Noll Professor of American History at Cornell University, and in 1994, he was named a Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Teaching Fellow.

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