Published December 1981
by Heinemann .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||214|
U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War in Southeast Asia led to additional conflict with some of its European allies and diverted its attention from the cold war in Europe. All these factors combined to loosen the rigid pattern of international relationships and resulted in a period of detente. Various reassessments of the origins of the cold war and speculations about détente (as of ) mainly as it affects Eastern Europe. The essays are competent, some even stimulating, but the book's reach is well beyond its performance. Get this from a library! Overcoming the Cold War: a history of détente, [Wilfried Loth] -- Publisher's description: This book is a major new interpretation of the Cold War and how it shaped the course of history. It looks into why the Cold War did not become more heated, and how it was. From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the SparkNotes The Cold War (–) Study Guide has everything you need to ace quizzes, tests, and essays.
Cold War is a twenty-four episode television documentary series about the Cold War that aired in  It features interviews and footage of the events that shaped the tense relationships. It is a story about the containment of the Cold War, of détente, of the development of cooperative security, and of the changes in the Soviet bloc. The book offers new information taken from Eastern and Western archives, and for the first time draws a precise and detailed overall picture of how the Cold War was overcome. This book offers a major new interpretation of the Cold War and how its aftermath shaped the course of history. The history of the Cold War is more than the history of a confrontation. There is also a need to look into why the Cold War did not become more heated, and how it was finally overcome. Wilfried Loth's book examines both these issues. Cold War Evolution and Interpretations - DÉtente Photo by: Sandra Gligorijevic Despite the aggressive U.S. militarism in Southeast Asia, and a brutal Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in , a new thaw in East-West relations emerged in the s and s.
Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. From containment to brinkmanship, to the Truman Doctrine and NATO, Detente had the overall best effect to stop the Cold War. Starting after the Vietnam War, Detente changed relationships in Europe, calmed down the Cold War, and helped bring back real peace to the world. Although Detente crumbled, it helped bring an end to the Cold War. This article on the Cold War detente is an excerpt from Lee Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards Spalding’s book A Brief History of the Cold War. It is available to order now at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. You can also buy the book by clicking on the buttons to the left. The cold war never flared into a widespread or nuclear engagement. In that sense détente has always been with us. For a full generation a recognition of the limitless perils of nuclear warfare has acted as a powerful force of restraint both in Moscow and in Washington.