The Atlantic and Its Enemies: A History of the Cold War

The Atlantic and Its Enemies: A History of the Cold War

Norman Stone


Pre-eminent historian Norman Stone’s The Atlantic and Its Enemies is a masterful background of the chilly battle. As Soviet impression unfold insidiously from country to state, the americans and British have been beaten via the coups, collapsing armies, and civil wars that appeared endlessly to besiege not only Europe however the center East and Asia besides. for each Atlantic good fortune there looked to be a dozen Communist or 3rd global triumphs, because the USSR and its proxies overwhelmed dissent and humiliated the us on either army and cultural grounds. Then, unexpectedly and opposed to all odds, the Atlantic gained – economically, ideologically, militarily – with wonderful pace and finality. Imbued with deep studying and sparks of pugilistic wit, The Atlantic and Its Enemies is an elegantly informed path-breaking work—both a monument to the great ache and clash of the 20 th century, and an illuminating exploration of ways the Western powers finally triumphed over the second one international War.

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