The present in perspective; a look at the world since 1945, by Hans W. Gatzke.


3d ed.. Chicago, Rand McNally [1965] .

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Subjects Histoire -- 20e siècle.
History, Modern -- 20th century.
History, Modern.
Reconstruction (1939-1951)
Series Rand McNally history series.
Description vi, 221 pages illustrations, group portraits, maps 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1965]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-211).
Contents 1. The Cold War. The Yalta conference -- Organizing the United Nations -- The Potsdam conference -- The surrender of Japan -- The satellite treaties -- Dissension among the victors -- The east-west split over Germany -- The Cold War in Europe -- The United Nations in the Cold War -- The Cold War in the Far East -- The Korean War -- The climax of the Cold War -- 2. The reassertion of western Europe. Great Britain -- European or world power? -- France-the quest for lost grandeur -- West Germany -- The economic miracle? -- Italy -- Poverty in the midst of plenty -- The small nations of western Europe -- The quest for European unity -- 3. The United States and its good neighbors. The search for a postwar policy -- The growing fear of Communism -- The war in Korea -- The Eisenhower era -- The new frontier-from Kennedy to Johnson -- The United States and Canada -- Latin America in transition -- The United States and Latin America -- The trouble spots: Cuba and Panama.
4. The Soviet Union and its satellites. Russia under Stalin -- Eastern Europe under Stalin -- Collective leadership -- The Khrushchev era -- Soviet foreign policy under Khrushchev -- Revolt among the satellites -- The satellites under Khrushchev -- 5. The end of Colonialism. India and Pakistan -- Communist China -- Nationalism in southeast Asia -- Japan and Korea -- Nationalism in the Middle East -- Turbulent Africa -- The Afro-Asian bloc -- 6. Competitive coexistence. Allied criticism of the United States -- The search for coexistence -- The Cold War continues -- Summit meetings that failed -- To the brink of war -- The thaw in the Cold War -- The dissolution of the Soviet and western blocs -- Aid to underdeveloped lands -- Competition for arms and outer space -- Atoms for war or peace? -- The future in perspective.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)711438
(OCoLC)ocm00711438
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Gatzke, Hans W. 1915-1987.
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