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Building the Cold War consensus

the political economy of U.S. national security policy, 1949-51

by Benjamin O. Fordham

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • National security -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Internal security -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Cold War.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1953.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-251) and indexes.

      StatementBenjamin O. Fordham.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE813 .F55 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 265 p. ;
      Number of Pages265
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL697826M
      ISBN 100472108875
      LC Control Number97045391

      In this book, John Lewis Gaddis sets out to describe the major structural features of the Cold War, identify their causes, provide a narrative overview of the Cold War from its inception to the Cuban Missile Crisis, and embed the Cold War in the larger context of 20th century by: The post-war consensus is a historian's model of political co-operation in post-war British political history, from the end of World War II in to the lates, and its repudiation by Conservative Party leader Margaret ties in both parties agreed upon it. The consensus tolerated or encouraged nationalisation, strong trade unions, heavy regulation, high taxes, and a.

      The Cold War was an ongoing political rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union and their respective allies that developed after World War hostility between the two superpowers was first given its name by George Orwell in an article published in Orwell understood it as a nuclear stalemate between “super-states”: each possessed weapons of mass destruction and was.   It was the watershed moment in that, as mentioned, it shattered the bipartisan Cold War consensus that had been established after World War II. When the United States first became involved in Vietnam, giving military aid and training under Presidents Truman and Eisenhower, Southerners were wary of such involvement.

      Scholars of American and Soviet culture realize that understanding the origins of the Cold War remains vital to a full appreciation of the titanic, year military confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union, which was the dominant fact of the history of the second half of the 20th century, and John Fousek's To Lead the Free Cited by: In fact, one of the arguments I make in my book, as regular readers of this blog must know by now, is that the culture wars of the s and s were one of the chief legacies of the sixties, when the postwar liberal consensus died an ignominious death. #1 and #2 could be subsumed under the Cold War, and prosperity as well—enabled by.


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