Global Cold War Odd Arne Westad - • The Cold War by Odd Arne Westad is published by Allen Lane (£30). To order a copy for £25.50 go to guardianbookshop.com or call 0330 333 6846. Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only.. Jussi M. Hanhimäki/ Odd Arne Westad (eds.): The Cold War. A History in Documents and Eyewitness Accounts, Oxford/ New York 2003.. The Cold War A History in Documents and Eyewitness Accounts Edited by Jussi M. Hanhimäki and Odd Arne Westad. Provides an international and multi-faceted picture of the Cold War.
Odd Arne Westad FBA (born 5 January 1960) is a Norwegian historian specializing in the Cold War and contemporary East Asian history. He is the ST Lee Professor of US-Asia Relations at Harvard University, teaching in the John F. Kennedy School of Government.. The Cold War shaped the world we live in today - its politics, economics, and military affairs. This book shows how the globalization of the Cold War during the last century created the. Arne Westad's remarkable new book is the first to have the distance from these events and the ambition to create a convincing, powerful narrative of the Cold War. The book is genuinely global in its reach and captures the dramas and agonies of a period always overshadowed by the horror of nuclear war and which, for millions of people, was not 'cold' at all: a time of relentless violence.
In the first part of his career, Westad was mainly preoccupied with the history of the Cold War, China-Russia relations, and the history of the Chinese civil war and the Chinese Communist Party. Since the mid-2000s, Westad has been concerned with more general aspects of post-colonial and global history, as well as the modern history of China.. Odd Arne Westad FBA (born 5 January 1960) is a Norwegian historian specializing in the Cold War and contemporary East Asian history. He is the ST Lee Professor of US-Asia Relations at Harvard University, teaching in the John F. Kennedy School of Government. . According to Westad, these changes, plus the ideologies, movements and states that interventionism stirred up, constitute the real legacy of the Cold War. Odd Arne Westad is Professor of International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science. In 2004 he was named head of department and co-director of the new LSE Cold War Studies Centre. Professor Westad is the.
The Cold War between the former Soviet Union and the United States indelibly shaped the world we live in today--especially international politics, economics, and military affairs..