Competing With The Soviets

Author: Audra J. Wolfe
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421409011
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The high-tech machinery of nuclear physics and the space race are at the center of this story, but Audra J. Wolfe also examines the surrogate battlefield of scientific achievement in such diverse fields as urban planning, biology, and ...

Competing With The Soviets

Author: Audra J. Wolfe
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 142140771X
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The high-tech machinery of nuclear physics and the space race are at the center of this story, but Audra J. Wolfe also examines the surrogate battlefield of scientific achievement in such diverse fields as urban planning, biology, and ...

The Olympics And The Cold War 1948 1968

Author: Erin Elizabeth Redihan
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476667888
Size: 77.36 MB
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Based on IOC, U.S. government and contemporary media sources, this book looks at six consecutive Olympiads to show how high the stakes became once the Soviets began competing in 1952, threatening America's athletic supremacy.

Long Goodbye

Author: Artemy Kalinovsky
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674058666
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Why did the USSR linger so long in Afghanistan?

Competition In Socialist Society

Author: Katalin Miklóssy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317752740
Size: 79.99 MB
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This book explores how the concept of "competition", which is usually associated with market economies, operated under state socialism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, where the socialist system, based on command economic planning ...

Cinematic Cold War

Author: Tony Shaw
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780700620203
Size: 65.76 MB
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The first book-length survey of cinema's vital role in the Cold War cultural combat between the U.S. and the USSR.

American Soviet Cultural Diplomacy

Author: Cadra Peterson McDaniel
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739199315
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Interwoven throughout this study is an examination of the Soviets’ competing efforts to create ballets encapsulating Communist ideas while simultaneously reinterpreting pre-revolutionary ballets so that these works were ideologically ...

Atomic Age America

Author: Martin V. Melosi
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131550975X
Size: 15.67 MB
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The text examines the social, political, diplomatic, environmental, and technical impacts of atomic energy on the 20th and 21st centuries, with a look back to the origins of atomic theory.

The Soviet Union And The Horn Of Africa During The Cold War

Author: Radoslav A. Yordanov
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 1498529100
Size: 50.42 MB
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Based on original research and previously unpublished material, this study reevaluates the Soviet Union’s involvement in the Horn of Africa and traces the evolution of Moscow’s foreign policy toward Somalia and Ethiopia during the Cold ...