- Series: Cold War International History Project
- Hardcover: 384 pages
- Publisher: Stanford University Press; 1 edition (January 1, 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0804759472
- ISBN-13: 978-0804759472
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.1 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,375,703 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Local Consequences of the Global Cold War (Cold War International History Project) 1st Edition
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"All in all, this collection of essays represents an important contribution to a fuller understanding of the Cold War. To make the connection between the decisions of those in power and the ordinary people the decisions affect is a worthy and valuable direction for the future of diplomatic history." (Mark Carson Journal of Cold War Studies)
"This will be a welcome addition to the new cold war history, both as a contribution to internationalizing that conflict and also because of the bottom-up, social history approach that provides the basic framework for the chapters." (Thomas Zeiler University of Colorado at Boulder)
"[I]lluminating in its description of the mechanisms and contradictions of Cold War alliances between international powers and local actors." (War in History)
"Presents both new and little-known material and presents a fresh, compelling way to look at the Cold War. This collection of essays will contribute significantly to our understanding of the Cold War, and of diplomatic and international history in general." (Andrew Preston Cambridge University)
About the Author
Jeffrey A. Engel is Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University's Bush School of Government and Public Service and Associate Director of the Scowcroft Institute for International Affairs.
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