It is a good example of revisionist history which, unfortunately casts the brutal soviet system as the victim acting out of fear, not aggression.
The Cold War (Oxford Histories). John Lamberton Harper. America's Cold War: The Politics of Insecurity. It is a good example of revisionist history which, unfortunately casts the brutal soviet system as the victim acting out of fear, not aggression. A view that even a cursory study of history would discount.
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James E. Cronin, The World The Cold War Made. Pp. 288. ISBN 0 941690 81 4, 0 941690 80 6. There was a time not so long ago when it seemed that there was nothing new to be written about the origins of the Cold War. The topic appeared to have become stale, with the same battles being refought, along familiar lines.
Professor Cronin teaches modern British and European history. His most recent book focused on the making of "New Labour" in Britain and its implications for the evolution of social democracy in Europe. He is currently working on a study of British and American foreign policy, and the Anglo-American alliance, since the crisis of the 1970s. The Politics of State Expansion: War, State and Society in Twentieth-Century Britain (1991).
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