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Author LinkHouse, Jonathan M.(Jonathan Mallory),1950-
Title LinkA military history of the Cold War, 1944-1962 / Jonathan M. House.
Imprint Norman, OK : University of Oklahoma Press, c2012.
Description xiv, 546 p. :  maps ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Series ( Campaigns and commanders ; ; v. 34 )
Series ( Campaigns and commanders ; v. 34.)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 509-534) and index.
Contents Contents: Prologue: a tale of three cities -- Origins, interests, and forces -- The Greek Civil War -- Armed forces in an atomic age -- Confrontations and alliances -- The Chinese Civil War -- The Korean Conflict -- European alliances and armaments -- The Philippines and Taiwan -- The twenty-year war: France, Indochina, and Algeria -- The decline of empires -- The United States enters the Middle East -- Nuclear nightmares -- Four confrontations, 1960-1962 -- The Cuban Missile Crisis -- Conclusion -- Acronyms, abbreviations, and other terms.
Subject LinkCold War.
LinkMilitary history, Modern -- 20th century.

System Number 000666033
ISBN Link9780806142623 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Link0806142626 (hbk. : alk. paper)

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