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Wars of the Cold War : campaigns and conflicts, 1945-1990
Wars of the Cold War : campaigns and conflicts, 1945-1990
Stone, David2004
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Imprint:
London : Brassey's, 2004.
Collation:
336 p., [16] p. of plates : maps ; 24 cm.
Notes:
Includes index.Bibliography: p. 315-328.
Contents:
1945 : the foundations of conflict -- Background to conflict : the age of the superpower -- The nuclear dimension -- The Cold War combatants -- Europe : focus of conflict -- The Korean War, 1950-3 -- Malaya, 1948-60 -- Indochina and Vietnam, 1946-54 -- Indochina and Vietnam, 1954-75 -- Towards armageddon : the Middle East, 1947-90 -- Dark deeds in the Dark Continent : Africa, 1952-90 -- The Soviet war in Afghanistan, 1979-89 -- The oil weapon and the first Gulf War, 1980-8 -- The triumph of capitalism -- Legacy of conflict -- "Shock and awe" in Iraq.
ISBN:
1857533429
Dewey class:
909.82909.825909.82
Language:
English
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