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By Lee Edwards,Elizabeth Edwards Spalding

ISBN-10: 1621574865

ISBN-13: 9781621574866

The chilly struggle was once a vital clash in American background. At stake used to be no matter if the area will be ruled by means of the forces of totalitarianism led by way of the Soviet Union, or encouraged by way of the rules of financial and political freedom embodied within the usa. The chilly struggle verified the US because the chief of the unfastened international and an international superpower. It formed U.S. army method, fiscal coverage, and family politics for almost 50 years.

In A short historical past of the chilly War, special students Lee Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards Spalding recount the pivotal occasions of this protracted fight and clarify the techniques that finally ended in victory for freedom. They study the improvement and implementation of containment, détente, and eventually President Reagan's philosophy: "they lose, we win." The chilly conflict teaches vital classes approximately statecraft and America's integral function within the world.

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