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Interpreters and critics of the cold war

Thompson, Kenneth W.

Interpreters and critics of the cold war

by Thompson, Kenneth W.

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Published by University Press of America in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detente,
  • World politics -- 1965-1975,
  • World politics -- 1975-1985

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKenneth W. Thompson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1393.D46 T485, JX1393D46 T485
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 113 p. ;
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22346176M
    ISBN 100819105044

    A detailed look at the period between and the first U.S. nuclear test, in , and its Soviet counterpart in Gordin (History of Science/Princeton Univ.; Five Days in August: How World War II Became a Nuclear War, , etc.) begins on a dramatic note at the Allied conference at Potsdam on J , when President Harry Truman informed Soviet leader Joseph Stalin of the existence of.   Mailing Address CounterPunch PO Box Petrolia, CA Telephone 1()

    side, and the more traditional interpreters like Herbert Feis, on the other, became obvious to even the most obtuse reader. Instead of consensus, the historiography of the Cold War now showed conflict, and the student could take sides in a suddenly revitalized historical dispute. Yet, because of the passion induced by the war in Vietnam and.   CHAPTER 1. Revisionism. In the early s a well-known student of American history, the late John L. Snell, published an article in the American Historical Review in which he dealt with several books on the origins of the cold war; after criticizing two of them severely, he urged historians to turn their attention to that part of the recent past and write about it in the best traditions of Author: Robert H. Ferrell.

      Book Club. The Secret to Henry Kissinger’s Success. Many think the retired diplomat’s closeness to one man—Richard Nixon—was the source of his power. Possibly the Cold War was World War III in very slow motion. and asserts their role as moral and cultural critics, interpreters, and informants to the people. since Mills published The.


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Interpreters and Critics of the Cold War. By Kenneth W. Thompson. pp, University Press of America,   Cold War Freud and Freud: An Intellectual Biography review – the politics of psychoanalysis Followers, interpreters, critics and bashers, reinventors and film Author: Lisa Appignanesi.

The Cold War was reflected in culture through music, movies, books, television and other media, as well as sports and social beliefs and behavior. One major element of the Cold War was the threat of a nuclear war; another was espionage.

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The piece, which was published today in The Guardian, is a review of Dagmar Herzog's Cold War Freud (Cambridge University Press, ) and Joel Whitebook's Freud: An Intellectual Biography (Cambridge University Press, ). Cold War Freud and Freud: An Intellectual Biography review –. Kenneth W.

Thompson (Aug – February 2, ) was an American academic and author known for his contributions to normative theory in international he became director of the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of retired as director inbut continued to head its Forum Program until Interpreters and Translators in the War Zone.

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Nuclear and biological warfare have polluted vast areas, and the population suffers a. The world has so changed in recent decades, the critics tell us, that Cold War policies are no longer appropriate. Some contend that even at the height of the Cold War American leaders profoundly misread the world, to the detriment of their own people as well as others whose destiny they sought to : $  Denna F.

Fleming published his two‐volume study, “The Cold War and Its Origins, –” Critics at the time and since have excoriated this book as a tissue of inaccuracy and.