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An interesting and dispassionate history of the cold war without bias Having grown up during the latter part, the most interesting bit is looking at things without the blinkers that were on when it actually happened. @DOWNLOAD E-PUB õ A Brief History Of The Cold War ⚠ Examining the Cold War, from the Bolshevik Revolution ofto the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the dissolution of the USSR, this book explores the suspicion and paranoia on both sides of the greatest stand off in history A comprehensive overview of many aspects of the Cold War period, stretching from its World War I beginnings to the demise of the USSR It concentrates on the relationship between the USA and the USSR, being the main players, dipping in and out of other world events influenced by their mutual distrust and antagonism Some interesting comments about the thinking behind actions taken by several world leaders, including Reagan and Kruschev, made me rethink my own attitudes towards them It had a lot A comprehensive overview of many aspects of the Cold War period, stretching from its World War I beginnings to the demise of the USSR It concentrates on the relationship between the USA and the USSR, being the main players, dipping in and out of other world events influenced by their mutual distrust and antagonism Some interesting comments about the thinking behind actions taken by several world leaders, including Reagan and Kruschev, made me rethink my own attitudes towards them It had a lot of ground to cover, and unless you need information on particular events makes for a good history of this fascinating period A fine history, except for when he states quite matter of factly that the mafia killed JFK, then moves right along, as if he thinks we won t notice. Loved it There are so many books which focus on one particular event or theme within the Cold War, but few which span the entire era It took me quite a while to find, but this book was exactly what I was looking for The author outlines and summarises the many elements of the Cold War very articulately, considering how complex and multifaceted it was.It was perfect in filling in so many missing pieces of my very superficial and general modern history knowledge This book also offers a very inte Loved it There are so many books which focus on one particular event or theme within the Cold War, but few which span the entire era It took me quite a while to find, but this book was exactly what I was looking for The author outlines and summarises the many elements of the Cold War very articulately, considering how complex and multifaceted it was.It was perfect in filling in so many missing pieces of my very superficial and general modern history knowledge This book also offers a very interesting reflection of the social and political state we are in at the moment there are many parallels A readable history, which pulls together many facts and viewpoints into a mostly see below well written narrative In the earlier chapters, Hughes Wilson explains how aspects of the Cold War are rooted in Russian psyche and in the revolution.Somewhat rare for British writers, he acknowledges the strengths of the U.S and is candid about the actions of his own government Full marks for being unbiased.There are a number of points the book comes up short Boldly declaring that the Mafia killed A readable history, which pulls together many facts and viewpoints into a mostly see below well written narrative In the earlier chapters, Hughes Wilson explains how aspects of the Cold War are rooted in Russian psyche and in the revolution.Somewhat rare for British writers, he acknowledges the strengths of the U.S and is candid about the actions of his own government Full marks for being unbiased.There are a number of points the book comes up short Boldly declaring that the Mafia killed JFK chapter 16 is one of them This statement is based on a book titled Ultimate Sacrifice I have not read Ultimate Sacrifice It was published shortly before this book was published On the who killed JFK question, I have neither drank the establishment Kool Aid nor am I a tinfoil hat conspiracy theorist But it seems to be that this type of statement needslearned examination before it is stated as fact Other minor things are irritating misquoting Neil Armstrong s words when he stepped on the moon chapter 22 and stating that Mikhail Gorbachev became General Secretary in 1983, and later stating 1985 chapter 22, the correct year is 1985 I m no history major, and if I can pick these things up, I wonder what else would benefit from a careful edit These are serious errors in scholarship and for that reason I m rating the book as three stars Otherwise I would have rated it four stars, as it is a good read