Cover of: The Economic Cold War | Ian Jackson

The Economic Cold War

America, Britain and East-West Trade, 1948-63 (Cold War History)
  • 251 Pages
  • 3.18 MB
  • English
Palgrave Macmillan
Economic history, International economics, c 1945 to c 1960, History, Business / Economics / Finance, History: World, Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe), USA, United Kingdom, Great Britain, Europe - Great Britain - General, International - General, United States - 20th Century, History / United States / 20th Century, Economics - General, Commerce, Communist countries, Great Britain, United S
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10558215M
ISBN 100333920317
ISBN 139780333920312

"Economic Cold War is a valuable contribution both to the historical literature on the cold war and to the economic sanctions literature." -- History "Zhang Shu Guang has carried out a thorough research of U.S.

and British economic diplomacy toward China in the s and by: American military and economic superiority cannot explain why the Cold War came to an end in the late s and early s. According to the historian Archie Brown, you need to accept the primacy of politics and human agency both in the USSR and the chooses five books to understand the Cold War and offers some broader reflections on the qualities of good political leadership—then.

The Cold War was a political, economic, and military confrontation between capitalism and communism that lasted from tobut it continues to influence our lives today. The countries involved were the U.S. and most nations located in Western Europe, along with their allies, versus the Soviet Union, China, and their allies.

“Economic Cold War is a valuable contribution both to the historical literature on the cold war and to the economic sanctions literature.”—History “Zhang provides an insightful narrative and analysis of sanctions policymaking in the Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy administrations, as well as of evolving interalliance politics regarding.

This book provides a new interpretation of the economic dimension of the Cold War. It examines Anglo-American trade diplomacy towards the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe from the late s to the early s.

The book, which is based on research in American and British archives, presents newBrand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. In addition to contributing to a better understanding of the economic aspects of Cold War history, the book attempts to give more empirical substance to the developing concept of economic diplomacy, economic statecraft, or economic warfare and to relate it to the idea of conflict management.3/5(2).

Despite all that has been written by economists, historians, political scientists, and others about the Cold War economy, economic historians have given little attention to it as such.

Most textbooks devote scant if any space to discussing it. 2 Now that it can be viewed as a distinct phase of U.S. economic history, an analytical survey is in. In the uncertain years immediately after the Second World War, U.S.

political leaders erected a credit-financed, consumption-led economic framework. It was designed in large part to support job creation and the economic growth of its Cold War allies.

The strategy succeeded. The United States and its allies won the Cold War. Lorenz M. Lüthi is associate professor at McGill University and a leading historian of the Cold War. His first book, The Sino-Soviet Split: Cold War in the Communist World, won the Furniss Award and the Marshall Shulman Book second book, Cold Wars: Asia, the Middle East, Europe, was published in March and presents a re-evaluation of the Cold War from.

Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of o results for "Cold War" The Cold War: A.

It has accelerated the economic Cold War between the world’s two largest economies. The US and China are almost on an irreversible war path on every economic front. Covid has hit book. Eisenhower and the Cold War Economy 1st Edition by William M.

McClenahan Jr. (Author), William H. Becker (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and 10 Cited by: 7. 3 - Economic aspects of the Cold War, – By Richard Cooper Edited by Melvyn P. Leffler, University of Virginia, Odd Arne Westad, London School of Economics and Political ScienceCited by: 2.

Cold War, the open yet restricted rivalry that developed after World War II between the United States and the Soviet Union and their respective allies. The Cold War was waged on political, economic, and propaganda fronts and had only limited recourse to weapons.

The term was first used by the English writer George Orwell in an article published in to refer to what he predicted would be a.

During his recent press conference at the end of the National People’s Congress, Li said that despite talk of a looming Cold War, there is room for bilateral economic cooperation.

Many challenges facing the African continent today are rooted in colonial practices, Cold War alliances, and outsiders’ attempts to influence its political and economic systems. Interdisciplinary and intended for nonspecialists, this book provides a new framework for thinking about foreign political and military intervention in Africa.

Nick Cullather's pathbreaking book takes readers on a journey of understanding about the failures of the "development" model so beloved by American policymakers from before the Cold War to the present. It may well become famous as a turning point about how to think about world poverty and to stimulate new answers to s: 9.

Top 10 books about the cold war The long, nuclear-armed standoff that followed the second world war was a terrifying parody of peace – which inspired some brilliant literature Francesca Kay. “This is a superb, field-changing book.

Description The Economic Cold War EPUB

Based on a dazzling array of archives spanning continents, David Engerman has written a groundbreaking study of how the ‘economic Cold War’ shaped India―and how India shaped the Cold War.

Global in scope but rooted in local detail, The Price of Aid is essential reading: a true classic of 5/5(2). The situation in the 20th-century Cold War between the US and the former Soviet Union when most countries around the world had to choose between one or the other as a political, economic and.

Students examine ways in which defense spending affected the Cold War economy. Next, students study the GATT Treaty ofwhich greatly stimulated world economic growth. Students examine the issue of balancing military and civilian spending by pondering President Dwight D.

Eisenhower’s farewell address, which warned of the increasing dominance of the military-industrial complex.

The time for civil behavior regarding Communist China is past. An Economic Cold War is required or someday, a terrible hot war will be. And such an Economic Cold War is both doable and winnable. But not cost-free.

First, before getting to how we fire the first salvo in such a Cold War, we have to briefly document what a dangerous government. “This book presents a compelling and fascinating narrative of diplomacy and power politics against the backdrop of the early and middle Cold War years, of peacemaking and economic development, and of the cultural terrain that transgressed political boundaries.

Deficiencies in Cold War Knowledge by U.S. Students. The Cold War () is not only an important topic in world and U.S. History, but it also offers an excellent opportunity for students to become more economically literate through understanding the consequences of the most extensive socialist experiments in history.

Details The Economic Cold War FB2

52 minutes ago  "The last Cold War was dangerous enough," he said. "This one would be even more dangerous. It's completely misconceived and misguided, but. The Cold War was a period of geopolitical tension between the Soviet Union and the United States and their respective allies, the Eastern Bloc and the Western Bloc, after World War period is generally considered to span the Truman Doctrine to the dissolution of the Soviet term "cold" is used because there was no large-scale fighting directly between the two.

Examining aspects of the political economy and economic impact of British defence expenditure in the period of the first cold war (), this book challenges these widespread assumptions, looking in detail at the link between defence spending and economic decline. The specter of nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union hovered over the Cold War.

Shute, an aeronautical engineer turned novelist, dared to imagine the worst. A nuclear war. Looking back to the evolution of foreign aid during the Cold War, David C. Engerman invites us to recognize the strategic thinking at the heart of development assistance -- along with the political costs.

India's history provides an instructive model, as China spends freely in Africa and the political stakes of foreign aid start to rise again. How did the conflict between Vietnamese nationalists and French colonial rulers erupt into a major Cold War struggle between communism and Western liberalism.

To understand the course of the Vietnam wars, it is essential to explore the connections between events within Vietnam and global geopolitical currents in the decade after the Second World this illuminating work, leading scholars 5/5(1).

Download The Economic Cold War FB2

Eisenhower and the Cold War Economy William M. McClenahan Jr. and William H. Becker Throughout his two-term presidency, Dwight D. Eisenhower faced the challenge of managing a period of peacetime prosperity after more than two decades of depression, war, and postwar inflation.

The Age of Illusions. By Andrew olitan Books; pages; $ T HE UNITED STATES, Andrew Bacevich writes near the start of his account of post-cold-war. COLD WAR The Cold War was the tense relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union (USSR) during the year period following the World War II's end, but before the end of the Soviet Union.

It refers to the time between and SIGNIFICANCE OF THE COLD WAR At the end of World War II, English author and journalist George Orwell used Cold war, as a general term, in .