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Shadow Cold War : the Sino-Soviet competition for the Third World

Author: Jeremy Scott Friedman
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2015. ©2015
Series: New Cold War history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War has long been understood in a global context, but Jeremy Friedman's "Shadow Cold War" delves deeper into the era to examine the competition between the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China for the leadership of the world revolution. When a world of newly independent states emerged from decolonization desperately poor and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Scott Friedman
ISBN: 9781469623764 1469623765
OCLC Number: 909196953
Description: x, 291 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: A tale of two revolutions --
Divergent agendas: Peaceful coexistence versus anti-imperialism, 1956-1960 --
New frontiers: Development and struggle, 1961-1963 --
Battle for supremacy: Competition and adaptation, 1963-1965 --
The Cultural Revolution and its discontents, 1966-1969 --
"Three worlds" versus the three "D"s: Détente, development, and disarmament, 1970-1976 --
Conclusion: The revolution is dead; long live the revolution.
Series Title: New Cold War history.
Responsibility: Jeremy Friedman.

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The conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War has long been understood in a global context, but Jeremy Friedman's Shadow Cold War delves deeper into the era to  Read more...
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A fascinating book.--Slavic Review A very important, well-written, and well-researched book that anybody interested in the Sino-Soviet conflict of the 1960s and 1970s must read.--American Historical Read more...

 
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