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International labour and the origins of the Cold War

Denis MacShane

International labour and the origins of the Cold War

by Denis MacShane

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor unions and international relations -- History.,
  • Cold War.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-316) and index.

    StatementDenis MacShane.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6490.F58 M38 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 324 p. ;
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1553607M
    ISBN 100198273665
    LC Control Number91033653

    the origins of the Cold War, then, depicted a United States forced into an activist international role by exter nal forces, especially by the Soviet threat. America had to take defensive measures?witness the Truman Doc trine, Marshall Plan, and North At lantic Treaty Organization?to protect a vulnerable world. Moscow started the Cold War, pure. In this new edition of his highly praised volume, A History of the Cold War, Professor Lukacs traces the rise to power of Russia and the United States from on, the influence of this on the course of world history, and particularly on Europe after when the continent became divided into American and Russian spheres of influence.4/5(4).

    The Cold War was a period of increased tensions and competition for global influence between the United States that lasted from approximately until Tensions increased in the aftermath of World War II when the United States dropped the atom bomb and Russian forces took over Eastern Europe. During the Cold War, the United States and the Soviet Union never directly attacked one another. 20th-century international relations - 20th-century international relations - The end of the Cold War: In retrospect, the course of the Cold War appears to have been cyclical, with both the United States and the U.S.S.R. alternating between periods of assertion and relaxation. In the first years after the United States hastily demobilized its wartime military forces while pursuing.

    The Berlin Blockade (1 April - 12 May ) was one of the first major international crises of the Cold War During the multinational occupation of post-World War II Germany, the Soviet Union blocked the Western Allies' railway, road, and canal access to the sectors of Berlin under allied control. Detroit's Cold War The Origins of Postwar Conservatism. An essential contribution to the history of anticommunism and postwar conservatism. Detroit's Cold War: The Origins of Postwar Conservatism locates the roots of American conservatism in a city that was a nexus of labor and industry in postwar America. Drawing on meticulous archival research focusing on Detroit, Colleen Doody shows how.


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