The Essential Reference GuideBook - 2012
The impact of the Cold War is still being felt around the world today. This insightful single-volume reference captures the events and personalities of the era, while also inspiring critical thinking about this still-controversial period.
* Several analytical essays by prominent historians, plus 85 additional A-Z reference entries about conflicts, incidents, leaders, and issues
* 35 examples of relevant primary source documents, including speeches, treaties, policy statements, and letters, such as the Marshall Plan and Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech
* A detailed chronology of important events that occurred before, during, and after the Cold War
* Numerous maps and images of key leaders and events
* A comprehensive bibliography of print resources