The Cold War: The Essential Readings
October 2001, Wiley-Blackwell
Part I: Cold War Origins.
Part II: First Attempts at Conflict Management.
Part III: War and Detente.
Part IV: The End of the Cold War.
Ann Lane is Lecturer in the War Studies Group at King's College London. She is author of Britain, the Cold War and Yugoslav Unity, 1941-1949 (1996), and co-editor with Howard Temperly of The Rise and Fall of the Grand Alliance (1996).
- Collection of key writing on a popular topic of study.
- Brings the most important articles together in one volume.
- Provides editorial headnotes and an introduction to give the historical context.
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