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Spotlight On: The Cold War
A selection of articles from the pages of History Review on the Cold War.
David Williamson explains why events in Berlin twice threatened to unleash a third world war.
Graham Goodlad examines the role of Britain's postwar Labour government in the early stages of the Cold War.
John Swift examines the events that led the world to the brink of nuclear catastrophe.
Paul Dukes takes a fresh look at the Cold War in the light of some recurring themes of Russian and American history since the 18th century.
Vladimir Batyuk describes how the Gorbachev reforms, and the collapse of the Warsaw Pact and Soviet Union, changed Moscow’s view of the world.
John Swift examines a vital element of the Cold War and assesses the motives of the Superpowers.
Appeasement and the Cold War
Mark Rathbone analyses the continuing influence of the Munich conference on post-war events.
The Blame Game: Finland and the Soviets
Ed Dutton looks at how the experience of Finland during the period 1945 to 1989 has led to a historical identity crisis for the nation that remains unresolved.
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