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Cold War, Third World

Fred Halliday

Cold War, Third World

an essay on Soviet-US relations

by Fred Halliday

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Published by Hutchinson Radius in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1975-,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1981-

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p190-191. - Includes index.

    StatementFred Halliday.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv,198p. :
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22009907M
    ISBN 10009175769X, 0091757649

    |a The Cold War and the Middle East / Salim Yaqub -- What was containment?: short and long answers from the Americas / Greg Grandin -- Southeast Asia in the Cold War / Bradley R. Simpson -- South Asia and the Cold War / David C. Engerman -- China, the Third World, and the Cold War / Chen Jian -- Africa's Cold War / Jeffrey James Byrne. Book Description: The conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War has long been understood in a global context, but Jeremy Friedman'sShadow Cold Wardelves deeper into the era to examine the competition between the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China for the leadership of the world a world of newly independent states emerged from.

    This book brings together recent research on the end of the Cold War in the Third World and engages with ongoing debates about regional conflicts, the role of great powers in the developing world, and the role of international actors in conflict resolution. Another impact of the Cold War was the Cuban Missile Crisis in that internationally created fears of an imminent nuclear war between the US and the USSR this clearly further increased tension between the two superpowers and their allies and as Baylis et al. () suggested this was the “most dangerous moment” the world has ever seen.

    Book Description. This book brings together recent research on the end of the Cold War in the Third World and engages with ongoing debates about regional conflicts, the role of great powers in the developing world, and the role of international actors in conflict resolution. In his new book, The CIA and Third Force Movements in China during the Early Cold War: The Great American Dream, Jeans outlines how, between and , the CIA financed and trained Chinese “third force” groups based in Hong Kong, Japan, US-administrated Okinawa, and Saipan that were intended to destabilize the Communist government in.


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Cold War, Third World by Fred Halliday Download PDF EPUB FB2

'Odd Arne Westad's new book is an extremely important contribution to the historiography of the Cold War. With broad erudition, amazing geographical range, and inventive research in archives around the globe, Westad tells the tragic story of the United States and Soviet Union's involvement in what became the 'Third World'.

The newly emerging Cited by: "The Global Cold War is remarkable for its geographical and historical breath" -Robert A. Goldberg, University of Utah, Journal of Interdisciplinary History "This study is a comprehensive, well-documented, and well-written history of the Cold War in the Third by: This is a fascinating and pioneering book on Sino-American Competition in the Third World during the Cold War.

Although there have been many other books on relations between China and the United States, this is the first to look at their rivalry in Asia and Africa.

It thus offers a new window into how the Cold War played out in the Global by: 7. The Third World in the Cold War has become one of the most dynamic areas of current historical scholarship Since the publication of Odd Arne Westad’s The Global Cold War innew histories of the Cold War nearly always address the spread of the conflict into the former Third World.

The volume edited by Robert McMahon, The Cold War in the Third World (), demonstrates the richness of. His case is that, as well as the Cold War having a profound impact on developments in the Third World, 'the most important aspects of the Cold War were neither military nor strategic, nor Europe-centered, but connected to political and social development in the Third World' (p.

a statement that, at this point, he does not limit to the. The Cold War in the Third World explores the complex interrelationships between the Soviet-American struggle for global preeminence and the rise of the Third World.

Those two distinct but overlapping phenomena placed a powerful stamp on world history throughout the second half of the twentieth century. During the research, however, the subject of the book turned into something broader: I found it impossible to understand Moscow's and Washington's decisions without exploring both the ideological origins of their Cold War interventionisms and the transformation of Third World politics that precipitated the superpower involvement.

THE COLD WAR IN THE THIRD WORLD explores the complex interrelationships between the Soviet-American struggle for global preeminence and the rise of the Third World.

Those two distinct but overlapping phenomena placed a powerful stamp on world history throughout the second half of the twentieth century. Featuring original essays by twelve leading scholars, this collection examines the. Professor Jason Parker discusses U.S.

diplomacy during the Cold War. He is the author of [Hearts, Minds, Voices: U.S. Cold War Public Diplomacy and the Formation of the Third World]. The Cold War and the Middle East / Salim Yaqub --What was containment?: short and long answers from the Americas / Greg Grandin --Southeast Asia in the Cold War / Bradley R.

Simpson --South Asia and the Cold War / David C. Engerman --China, the Third World, and the Cold War / Chen Jian --Africa's Cold War / Jeffrey James Byrne --Decolonization.

While Westad emphasizes the global nature of the Cold War and its long history, I wish there had been a little more about the Third World Movement in the s and s.

Although he discusses it it, and it did At + pages, this is not a short book, but it’s a surprisingly engaging book/5. This fine book is devoted to a hugely important topic typically neglected in most discussions of the Cold War; the course and impact of the Cold War in the Third World.

Most overview monographs on the Cold War concentrate on US-Soviet relations and/or the impact of the Cold War in Europe and by:   THE COLD WAR IN THE THIRD WORLD explores the complex interrelationships between the Soviet-American struggle for global preeminence and the rise of the Third World.

Those two distinct but overlapping phenomena placed a powerful stamp on world history throughout the second half of the twentieth century. Featuring original essays by twelve leading scholars, this collection examines.

The Cold War in the Third World explores the complex interrelationships between the Soviet-American struggle for global preeminence and the rise of the Third two distinct but overlapping phenomena placed a powerful stamp on world history throughout the second half of the twentieth century/5.

This book brings together recent research on the end of the Cold War in the Third World and engages with ongoing debates about regional conflicts, the role of great powers in the developing world, and the role of international actors in conflict by: The conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War has long been understood in a global context, but Jeremy Friedman’s Shadow Cold War delves deeper into the era to examine the competition between the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China for the leadership of the world revolution.

When a world of newly independent states emerged from decolonization. Latin America and the Global Cold War analyzes more than a dozen of Latin America’s forgotten encounters with Africa, Asia, and the Communist world, and by placing the region in meaningful dialogue with the wider Global South, this volume produces the first truly global history of contemporary Latin America.

It uncovers a multitude of overlapping and sometimes conflicting iterations of Third. Professor Westad’s new book, The Cold War: A World History, will be published in by Basic Books in the United States and Penguin in the UK.

A new history of the global conflict between capitalism and Communism since the late 19th century, it provides the larger context for. The Angolan civil war may have been the most poignant example, but certainly the cold warriors had similar effects all throughout the Third World, as explained in the bulk of Westad’s book.

In the final chapter of the book, Westad ties together many of the loose ends of previous chapters in a beautifully written conclusion.

Odd Arne Westad has presented us with a major revision in the historiography of the Cold War. His book has already generated debate in, for example, the pages of Cold War central claim is that “the most important aspects of the Cold War were neither military nor strategic, nor Europe-centered, but connected to political and social developments in the Third World” (p.

).Author: Ian Roxborough. The Global Cold War: Third World Interventions and the Making of Our Times By Odd Arne Westad Cambridge University Press (). pp. $ Reviewed by PatRick ShaRma Patrick Sharma is a graduate student in history at the University of California, Los Angeles.

R e v i e w e s s a y T here was an adage among observers during the last half of the.The Cold War was a period of geopolitical tension between the Soviet Union and the United States and their respective allies, the Eastern Bloc and the Western Bloc, after World War period is generally considered to span the Truman Doctrine to the dissolution of the Soviet term "cold" is used because there was no large-scale fighting directly between the two.The Cold War is the term used to define the period between the end of World War II in and the ultimate collapse of the Soviet Union and its satellite states in The protatgonists in the Cold War were the West, led by the United States, and the eastern bloc, led by the Soviet Union.