How the Cold War Ended : Debating and Doing History (Hardcover)

Author: Prados, John

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Publisher Univ of Nebraska Pr
Mfg Part# 9781597971744
SKU 211589299
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 159797174X
Release Date 6/1/2010
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.5H x 6.25L x 1T
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John Prados
John Prados is the author of several books on military history and intelligence operations. He received his doctorate from Columbia University.
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Editors Note The Cold War was the defining feature of international relations during the last half of the twentieth century. Interpretations of how it ended thus remain crucial to an accurate understanding of global events and foreign policy. The reasons for the Cold War's conclusion, and the timing of its ending, are disputed to this day||In this concise introduction to the Cold War and its enduring legacy, John Prados recognizes the debate between those who argue that the United States was the key player in bringing it to a close and those who maintain that American actions were secondary factors. Like a crime scene investigator meticulously dissecting evidence, he applies a succession of different methods of historical analysis to illuminate the key cataclysmic events of the 1980s and early 1990s from a range of perspectives. He also incorporates evidence from European and Soviet intelligence sources into the study. The result is a stunning narrative that redefines the era, embraces debate, and deconstructs history, providing a coherent explanation for the upheavals that ended the conflict||How the Cold War Ended also provides an in-depth guide to conducting historical inquiries: how to choose a subject, how to frame a narrative, and how to conduct research and draw conclusions. Prados does this for a variety of methods of historical analysis, furnishing a how-to guide for "doing history" even as he explores a crucial case study
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