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Uncertain Empire: American History and the Idea of the Cold War

edited by Joel Isaac and Duncan Bell
Format
Book
Published
New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780199826124 (hbk. : alk. paper), 0199826129 (hbk. : alk. paper), 9780199826148 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0199826145 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction / Joel Isaac and Duncan Bell
  • 1. Cold War degree zero / Anders Stephanson
  • 2. Exploring the histories of the Cold War : a pluralist approach / Odd Arne Westad
  • 3. A history best served cold / Philip Mirowski
  • 4. Inventing other realities: what the Cold War means for literary studies / Steven Belletto
  • 5. The geopolitical vision: the myth of an outmatched USA / John A. Thompson
  • 6. War envy and amnesia : American Cold War rewrites of Russia's war / Ann Douglas
  • 7. The spirit of democracy : religious liberty and American anti-Communism during the Cold War / Andrew Preston
  • 8. God, the bomb, and the Cold War : the religious and ethical debate over nuclear weapons, 1945-1990 / Paul S. Boyer
  • 9. Blues under siege : Ralph Ellison, Albert Murray, and the idea of America / Daniel Matlin
  • 10. Cold War culture and the lingering myth of Sacco and Vanzetti / Moshik Temkin
  • 11. Deconstructing "Cold War anthropology" / Peter Mandler
  • 12. Cognitive and perceptual training in the Cold War man-machine system / Sharon Ghamari-Tabrizi.
Description
x, 302 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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