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The Cold War through documents : a global history / edited by Edward H. Judge, Le Moyne College, John W. Langdon, Le Moyne College.

Edition:
Third edition.
Publication:
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 366 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Cold War (1945-1989)
Cold War -- Sources.
World politics -- 1945-1989 -- Sources.
World politics -- 1985-1995 -- Sources.
History -- Sources.
World politics.
Form/Genre:
Sources.
Summary:
This comprehensive collection of carefully edited documents traces the rise and fall of the Cold War. Set in historical context by the editors' concise introductions and followed by thoughtful discussion questions, the documents are arranged in chronological order, starting with the Yalta Conference and ending with Gorbachev's resignation speech.
Contents:
Part I. The origins of the Cold War, 1945-1950
Part II. The global confrontation, 1950-1960
Part III. Crisis and conflict, 1961-1969
Part IV. The era of détente, 1969-1979
Part V. The renewal of the Cold War, 1979-1985
Part VI. The end of the Cold War, 1985-1991.
Part I. The origins of the Cold War, 1945-1950: 1. The Yalta Conference, February 1945: A. Declaration on Poland ; B. Agreement regarding Soviet entry into the war against Japan
2. The Potsdam Conference, July-August 1945 : excerpts from the Berlin (Potsdam) Conference report, 2 August 1945
3. The Atomic bombing of Hiroshima, August 1945 : statement by President Truman, 6 August 1945
4. Ho Chi Minh's Declaration of Independence for Vietnam, 2 September 1945 : Excerpts from Ho Chi Minh's speech declaring independence for Vietnam, 2 September 1945
5. Stalin's Election Speech, February 1946
6. Churchill's Iron Curtain speech, March 1946 ; A. Highlights of Churchill's Iron Curtain speech, 5 March 1946 ; B. Excerpts from Pravda's interview with Stalin, March 1946
7. The Baruch and Gromyko plans for control of atomic weapons, 1946 ; A. Speech by Bernard Baruch to the UN Atomic Energy Commission, 14 June 1946 ; B. Draft international agreement to forbid the production and use of atomic weapons, proposed by Andrei Gromyko on 19 June 1946
8. The Truman Doctrine, 1947 ; President Truman's speech to the nation, 12 March 1947
9. The Marshall Plan, 1947 ; Marshall's commencement address at Harvard University, 5 June 1947
10. George F. Kennan, "The Sources of Soviet Conduct," 1947
11 The Rio Treaty, September 1947 ; The Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (Rio Treaty), 2 September 1947.
12. Zhdanov and the Cominform on the imperialist and anti-imperialist camps, 1947 ; A. Zhdanov's report on the international situation, 22 September 1947 ; B. Manifesto proclaiming the Cominform, 5 October 1947 ; C. Resolution of the Conference of Communist Parties on Establishing the Cominform, 5 October 1947
13. The Communist coup in Czechoslovakia, February 1948 ; A. Letter from President Benes to the Czechoslovak Communist Party presidium, 24 February 1948 ; B. Reply by the Czechoslovak Communist Party presidium to the letter of President Benes, 25 February 1948
14. The Treaty of Brussels, 1948 ; Excerpts from the Treaty of Brussels, 17 March 1948
15. The expulsion of Tito from the Communist Bloc, 1948 ; Cominform resolution on the situation in Yugoslavia, 28 June 1948
16. The Berlin Blockade, 1948-1949 ; Note from Secretary of State Marshall to the Soviet 6, July 1948
17. The NATO Alliance, 1949 ; The Treaty of Washington (North Atlantic Treaty), 4 April 1949
18. Acheson on the Communist triumph in China, 1949 ; Secretary of State Acheson's letter of transmittal for US State Department "white paper" on China, 30 July 1949
19. Mao proclaims the People's Republic of China, 1 October 1949 ; Mao's statement proclaiming the People's Republic of China, 1 October 1949
20. The Soviet-Chinese Friendship Treaty, February 1950 ; A. Communiqué announcing the Soviet-Chinese Friendship Treaty, 14 February 1950 ; B. Treaty of Friendship, alliance and mutual aid between the USSR and the Chinese People's Republic.
Part II. The global confrontation, 1950-1960. 21. McCarthy on "Communists" in the US Government, 1950 ; Excerpts from a speech by Senator McCarthy to the US Senate, 20 February 1950
22. Acheson on the American defense perimeter in Asia, 1950 ; Excerpts from Acheson's speech to the National Press Club, 12 January 1950
23. NSC-68 : American Cold War strategy, 1950 ; Excerpts from NSC-68 (Report to the President, 7 April 1950)
24. The Korean War, 1950-1953 ; A. Statement by President Truman, 27 June 1950 ; B. Resolution of the United Nations Security Council, 27 June 1950 ; C. Telegram from Mao Zedong to Joseph Stalin on sending Chinese troops into Korea, 2 October 1950 ; D. Telegram from Mao Zedong to Zhou Enlai in Moscow on sending Chinese troops into Korea, 13 October 1950 ; E. Excerpts from the Panmunjom Armistice Agreement, 27 July 1953
25. Dulles on "Massive Retaliation," 1954 ; Highlights of Dulles's speech to the council on foreign relations, 12 January 1954
26. The Geneva accords regarding Indochina, 1954 ; Final declaration of the Geneva Conference, 21 July 1954
27. The SEATO Alliance, 1954 ; Highlights of the Southeast Asia Collective Defense Treaty, 8 September 1954
28. The Bandung Asian-African Conference, 1955 ; A. Excerpts from speech by Indonesian President Sukarno at the opening of the Asian-African Conference in Bandung, 18 April 1955 ; B. Excerpts from speech by India's Prime Minister Nehru to the Bandung Conference Political Committee, April 1955 ; C. Principles of the Bandung Conference's "Declaration on the promotion of world peace and cooperation," 24 April 1955.
29. The Warsaw Pact, 1955 ; The Warsaw Security Pact, 14 May 1955
30. Khrushchev on peaceful coexistence, 1956 ; Excerpts from Khruschchev's report to the Twentieth Party Congress, 14 February 1956
31. Khrushchev's secret speech on Stalin and his crimes, 1956 ; Highlights of Khrushchev's secret speech to the Twentieth Party Congress, 25 February 1956 ; 32. The Hungarian Rebellion, 1956 ; A. Excerpts from Soviet government statement, 30 October 1956 ; B. Hungarian appeals for help, 4 November 1956 ; C. Excerpts from the Proclamation of a New Hungarian Government, 4 November 1956
33. The Suez Crisis, 1956 ; A. Withdrawal of US support for the Aswan Dam Project, 19 July 1956 ; B. President Nasser's speech nationalizing the Suez Canal Company, 26 July 1956 ; C. Excerpts from President Eisenhower's address, 31 October 1956
34. The Eisenhower Doctrine, 1957 ; A. Excerpts from Eisenhower's message to Congress on the Middle East, 5 January 1957 ; B. Joint Congressional Resolution to Promote Peace and Stability in the Middle East, approved by the President on 9 March 1957
35. Europe's common market : the Treaty of Rome, 1957 ; Excerpts from the Treaty of Rome, 25 March 1957
36. China's "great leap forward," 1958-1960 ; A. Liu Shaoqi on the progress and goals of the "great leap forward," 1958 ; B. Excerpts from "Hold high the red flag of people's communes," 3 September 1958.
37. Harold Macmillan's "Wind of change" speech, 1960 ; Excerpts from the speech of British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan to the Parliament of the Union of South Africa, 3 February 1960
38. The U-2 Affair and Collapse of the Paris Summit, May 1960 ; A. Statement by US Department of State, 5 May 1960 ; B. Statement by US Department of State, 7 May 1960 ; C. Soviet note on the U-2 incident, 10 May 1960 ; D. Excerpts from Khrushchev's statement at Paris, 16 May 1960 ; E. Excerpts from Eisenhower's broadcast address, 25 May 1960
39. The Congo Crisis, 1960 ; A. Telegram from President Kasa-Vubu and Prime Minister Lumumba to Premier Khrushchev, 14 July 1960 ; B. Reply of Premier Khrushchev to President Kasa-Vubu and Prime Minister Lumumba, 15 July 1960 ; C. Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba's address to the Chamber of Deputies of the Congo, 15 July 1960
40. Castro on the Cuban Revolution, 1960 ; Excerpts from Castro's address to the UN General Assembly, 26 September 1960.
Notes:
Previous edition entered under: Judge, Edward H.
Title of previous edition: The Cold War : a global history with documents.
Contributor:
Judge, Edward H., editor.
Langdon, John W., editor.
Other format:
Online version: Cold War through documents.
ISBN:
9781538109250
1538109255
9781538109267
1538109263
OCLC:
993996669
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