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Cold War: The Essential Reference Guide by James R. Arnold, Roberta Wiener

By James R. Arnold, Roberta Wiener

Chilly struggle: the fundamental Reference advisor is meant to introduce scholars to the tensions among the Soviet Union and the U.S. that ruled overseas affairs within the moment 1/2 the twentieth century. A complete evaluation essay, plus separate essays at the reasons and effects of the clash, will offer readers with the required context to appreciate the numerous aspects of this advanced era.The guide's specialist members disguise all the influential humans and pivotal occasions of the interval, encompassing the USA, the Soviet Union, Europe, Southeast Asia, China, the center East, Latin the United States, and Africa from political, army, and cultural views. Reference entries provide useful perception into the leaders and conflicts that outlined the chilly warfare, whereas different essays advertise serious puzzling over debatable and critical chilly battle themes, together with even if Ronald Reagan was once accountable for finishing the chilly conflict, the effect of Sputnik at the chilly conflict, and the importance of the Prague Spring.

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S. Role in South Africa’s Transition to Democracy. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace Press, 2002. Schraeder, Peter. African Politics and Society: A Mosaic in Transformation. New York: St. Martin’s, 2000. Schraeder, Peter. United States Foreign Policy toward Africa: Incrementalism, Crisis and Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994. Arab Nationalism Arab nationalism rose as a response to European imperialism after World War II and stressed unity of purpose among the Arab countries of the Middle East.

S. National Security Council proposed a “division of labor” for the developing world: the Europeans would be responsible for Africa, while the United States would play the dominant role in Latin America. The White House, in particular, expected France to police francophone Africa, and Great Britain to take the lead in southern Africa. S. Department of State. In 1957, Senator John F. Kennedy presciently warned of growing communist influence in Africa. As the Cold War advanced, African countries became labeled as either pro-Soviet or pro-American.

From that point onward, Baathism remained as the strongest single force of Arab nationalism. Robert S. Kiely Further Reading Dawisha, Adeed. Arab Nationalism in the 20th Century. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2003. Hourani, Albert. A History of the Arab Peoples. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1991. Oren, Michael. The Six Day War. Novato, CA: Presidio, 2002. B Bay of Pigs (April 17, 1961) his hawkish stance toward the Soviets during a period of heightened Cold War tensions.

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