Mental Maps in the Early Cold War Era, 1945-68

Hardcover | September 15, 2011

EditorJonathan Wright, Steven Casey

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The early Cold War was a period of dramatic change. New superpowers emerged, the European powers were eclipsed, colonial empires tottered. Political leaders everywhere had to make immense adjustments. This volume explores their hopes and fears, their sense of their place in the world and of the constraints under which they laboured.

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The early Cold War was a period of dramatic change. New superpowers emerged, the European powers were eclipsed, colonial empires tottered. Political leaders everywhere had to make immense adjustments. This volume explores their hopes and fears, their sense of their place in the world and of the constraints under which they laboured.

STEVEN CASEY is Reader in International History at the London School of Economics, UK. He is author of Cautious Crusade: Franklin Roosevelt, American Public Opinion and the War against Nazi Germany, and Selling the Korean War: Propaganda, Politics and Public Opinion, which won the 2009 Neustadt Award and the 2010 Truman Book Award. he...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 9.01 × 5.69 × 1.12 inPublished:September 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023024906X

ISBN - 13:9780230249066

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
Introduction; S.Casey &J.Wright
Joseph Stalin; S.Radchenko 
Harry S. Truman; S.Casey
Ernest Bevin; A.Deighton
Charles De Gaulle; S.Hazareesingh
Konrad Adenauer; J.Wright
WLadysLaw Gomulka; A.Prazmowska
Josip Broz Tito; J.Perovic
Mao Zedong; Y.Xia
Ho Chi Minh; S.Quinn-Judge
Jawaharlal Nehru; J.Brown
Gamal Abdel Nasser; L.James
Fidel Castro; C.Foss
John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson; A.Preston
Nikita Khrushchev; M.Uhl
Further Reading
Index

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Praise for Mental Maps in the Era of Two World Wars: 
 
"This fine collection of essays on the 'mental maps' of key statesmen during the inter-war period makes an important contribution to this new approach ... a stimulating and extremely useful set of essays." -- Peter Jackson, English Historical Review