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The Culture of the Cold War

Door Stephen J. Whitfield

Categorie
Algemeen Geschiedenis
Boeknummer
#250368
Titel
The Culture of the Cold War
Auteur
Whitfield, Stephen J.
Boektype
Paperback
Druk
2e druk
Uitgeverij
Baltimore/London, The Johns Hopkins University Press
Jaar van uitgave
1996
ISBN10
0801851955
ISBN13
9780801851957
Taal
Engels
Samenvatting

Without the Cold War, what's the point of being an American? As if in answer to this poignant question from John Updike's Rabbit at Rest, Stephen Whitfield examines the impact of the Cold War-and its dramatic ending-on American culture in an updated version of his highly acclaimed study. In a new epilogue to this second edition, he extends his analysis from the McCarthyism of the 1950s, including its effects on the American and European intelligensia, to the civil rights movement of the 1960s and beyond. Whitfield treats his subject matter with the eye of a historian, reminding the reader that the Cold War is now a thing of the past. His treatment underscores the importance of the Cold War to our national identity and forces the reader to ask, Where do we go from here? The question is es
... (Lees verder)pecially crucial for the Cold War historian, Whitfield argues. His new epilogue is partly a guide for new historians to tackle the complexities of Cold War studies.
Pagina's
275
Conditie
Redelijk — Tear back cover repaired with tape.
Prijs
€ 8,00

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