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6 edition of Great Speeches in History - The Cold War found in the catalog.

Great Speeches in History - The Cold War

by Louise I. Gerdes

  • 40 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern languages: essays, letters & other non-fiction prose works,
  • Warfare & defence,
  • World history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • History - Modern,
  • Cold War,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Speeches, addresses, etc,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • USA,
  • History - United States/20th Century,
  • Humanities,
  • World politics,
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • 1945-1989,
  • History,
  • Sources,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7897804M
    ISBN 100737708689
    ISBN 109780737708684

    The Butter Battle Book is a rhyming story written by Dr. was published by Random House on Janu It is an anti-war story; specifically, a parable about arms races in general, mutually assured destruction and nuclear weapons in particular. 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. Conclusion Long lasting Tension between U.S. and USSR Contrary to the name their was a lot of major conflict Had a great impact on American culture Set the stage for the new implications of war and still affects American consciousness today What was the Cold War? The Cold War The.

    (shelved 2 times as cold-war-history) avg rating — 3, ratings — published Want to Read saving. The Truman Doctrine. In , Great Britain, which had assumed responsibility for the disarming of German troops in Greece at the end of World War II, could no longer afford to provide financial support for the authoritarian Greek government, which was attempting to win a civil war .

    Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th U.S. president (–61), who had been supreme commander of the Allied forces in western Europe during World War II. A republican, as president, he presided over a period that was characterized by economic prosperity and conformity in the midst of the Cold War. The Cold War had an enormous impact on the United States politically, socially, and economically. In addition to spawning fear-induced Red hunts and McCarthyism in the late s and early s, the Cold War also shaped U.S. presidents’ political agendas.


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Series: Great Speeches in History Paperback: pages Publisher: Greenhaven; Annotated edition edition (Febru ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a review Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #13, in Books (See Top in Books)Author: Louise Gerdes.

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The American Civil War began with division and culminated in devastation for both sides, a president slain and a bitter reconstruction ahead.

The speeches in this volume represent the fierce sectional passions that led up to the war and accompanied its many swings in fortune; included are addresses by Lincoln, as great a pragmatist as he was idealist; by Confederate leaders such as Jefferson Format: School & Library Binding.

The Bloody History of Communism. 1 of 14 each about ten minutes. Black Book of Communism Analysis of Central Figure in Cold War The Story of Ronald Reagan Scene: When and Where Actor: What was Reagan's biography and character.

Speeches of War main menu. Ancient Greek and Roman War Speeches. 35 Greatest Speeches in History | The Art of Manliness. But for the first time, he also tied resistance to totalitarianism in World War II to opposition to the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

President Reagan’s words at the end of that speech. I thought I had read all the important main books on the Cold War, but Ben Macintyre comes through and gives us a true life narrative of one of the West's greatest heroes - Oleg Gordievsky. A man who helped, particularly the UK, inform the goings on of the KGB and all the Boris and Natasha's and helped hasten the end of that nasty politik.

Winston Churchill made this line in a speech on Novem World War II was far from over, but Britain and its allies had won its first major victory over Nazi forces. a new chapter in. From the Civil War, to World Wars, to the Cold War and the Vietnam War. From Genghis Khan to Ulysses Grant.

Spies, murderers, and politicians. Religion and science. Our world history is vast, and these 30 books are only the tip of the iceberg. This comprehensive collection of over carefully edited documents (speeches, treaties, statements, and articles) traces the rise and fall of the Cold War -- from its roots at Yalta and Potsdam in through the collapse of the Soviet state in -- making the great events of era come alive through the words and phrases of those who were actively involved.

Contents Preface viii List of illustrations x List of maps xii 1 World War II and the destruction of the old order 1 2 The origins of the Cold War in Europe, –50 16 3 Towards ‘Hot War’ in Asia, –50 35 4 A global Cold War, –8 56 5 From confrontation to detente, –68 78 6 Cold wars at home 7 The rise and fall of superpower detente, –79 Joseph R McCarthy, “The State Department Is Infested With Communists” in The Cold War: Great Speeches In History, Ed.

Louise I. Gerdes, (Farmington Hills: Greenhaven Press, ), Joseph McCarthy is an extremely well known Senator who caused a lot of noise and upset with his outlandish, accusatory way of politics. The British, Americans, and Russians—allies against Hitler less than a year before the speech—were drawing the battle lines of the Cold War.

READ MORE: Cold War. The Cold War. Our Cold War History series looks at the great battle between the USA and USSR over more than four decades.

We discuss the nuclear bomb threat and the many shocking events that took place in countries and regions all over the world during the war.

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afterthejapaneseattackonpearl harborin The Cold War was a period of geopolitical tension between the Soviet Union and the United States and their respective allies, the Eastern Bloc and the Western Bloc, after World War period is generally considered to span the Truman Doctrine to the dissolution of the Soviet term "cold" is used because there was no large-scale fighting directly between the two.

Ask Alexa to read your book with Audible integration or text-to-speech. View the Kindle edition of this book # 1 Best Seller in World War II History.

Hardcover. $ The Mirror & the Light (Wolf Hall Trilogy (3)) At the height of the Cold War, the book chronicles such luminaries as composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein and pianist Van Reviews: The Cold War | Spring New Interpretations of the Civil War | Winter High Crimes and Misdemeanors | Summer The Great Depression | Spring Abraham Lincoln in His Time and Ours | Winter Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressive Era | Fall Books That Changed History | Summer The Supreme Court | Spring World.

The Cold War: A New History is meant chiefly, therefore, for a new generation of readers for whom the Cold War was never “current events.” I hope readers who lived through the Cold War will also find the volume useful, because as Marx once said (Groucho, not Karl), “Outside of a dog, a book.

This book explores the end of the Cold War as symbolized by the fall of the Berlin Wall through the lens of Reagan's speech. Other factors are definitely included but, in a typic I've never been much of a news junkie but I am a history buff/5(44).

Speeches that move and inspire from all of History. Susan B. Anthony - On Women's Right to Vote () the Old Guard () Edmund Burke - On the Death of Marie Antoinette () George Bush - Announcing War Against Iraq () George W. Bush - After September 11th () Buy Great Speech DVDs from ! [ The History Place.12 of the Best Cold War History Books New York City History Books to Spark Your Love for the City Liberty Hardy is a Book Riot senior contributing editor and velocireader in the great state of Maine, where she reads books a year and lives with her three cats, who hate to read.

So for TWE readers looking to save time, here is a short course on the history of the Cold War using forty of the most memorable quotations .