Understanding and teaching the Cold War /

For nearly a half century, from 1945 to 1991, the United States and the Soviet Union maneuvered to achieve global hegemony. Each forged political alliances, doled out foreign aid, mounted cultural campaigns and launched covert operations. The Cold War also deeply affected the domestic politics, cult...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Masur, Matthew (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, [2017]
Series:Harvey Goldberg series for understanding and teaching history.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Matthew Masur
  • Part One. The Cold War and the classroom. Teaching the history of Cold War Europe / Carole Fink
  • Reflections on the Cold War in Asia: then and now / Warren I. Cohen
  • Part Two. Traditional topics, new perspectives. Origins of the Cold War / Jessica Elkind
  • Two scorpions in a bottle: nuclear weapons and the Cold War / Shane J. Maddock
  • The Soviets' Cold War: notes of a diplomatic historian / Anthony D'Agostino
  • The end of the Cold War in the classroom / Mario Del Pero
  • Teaching the Cold War to the post-9/11 generation / David Bosso
  • Part Three. The Cold War and American Society. Teaching propaganda and ideology in Cold War history / Kenneth Osgood
  • Teaching "fear" and "anxiety" in the Cold War / Molly M. Wood
  • Using popular culture to teach the Cold War / Laura A. Belmonte
  • Civil rights and the Cold War era / Brenda Gayle Plummer
  • National security and the national pastime / Thomas W. Zeiler
  • Part Four. The global Cold War. Viewing Poland's Cold War through literature and film / Philip Pajakowski
  • The Cold War in western Europe / J. Simon Rofe
  • Did the Cold War really end? Teaching the Cold War from East Asian perspectives / Hiroshi Kitamura
  • The Cold War in Latin America and the Caribbean / Andrew J. Kirkendall
  • The Cold War in Africa / Ryan M. Irwin
  • A pox on both your houses: neutralism and the Cold War / Mary Ann Heiss
  • Part Five. Archival collections for teaching the Cold War. The global Cold War: using the resources of the Cold War International History Project / Christian Ostermann
  • Teaching with the tapes: presidential recordings and the Cold War / Marc J. Selverstone
  • Teaching the Cold War with the Foreign Relations of the United States series / M. Todd Bennett.