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The Resource At the abyss : an insider's history of the Cold War, Thomas C. Reed ; [introduction by George H.W. Bush]

At the abyss : an insider's history of the Cold War, Thomas C. Reed ; [introduction by George H.W. Bush]

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At the abyss : an insider's history of the Cold War
Title
At the abyss
Title remainder
an insider's history of the Cold War
Statement of responsibility
Thomas C. Reed ; [introduction by George H.W. Bush]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An unvarnished view of America's fight against Communism, from the end of WWII to the closing of the Strategic Air Command
Cataloging source
LAL
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Reed, Thomas C
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
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Literary form
non fiction
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1924-
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Bush, George
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  • Cold War
  • World politics
  • United States
  • Soviet Union
  • United States
  • United States
Label
At the abyss : an insider's history of the Cold War, Thomas C. Reed ; [introduction by George H.W. Bush]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • "A Presidio Press book." ; Ballantine Books
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Communist takeovers and makeovers -- The fifties unfold -- The Paparazzi pilots -- Howard Hughes supplies the props -- Rockets and missiles -- Sputnik and the missile gap -- Nuclear weapons and the Soviet Union -- The American cyberskippers -- The resumption of nuclear tests -- Getting started in Vietnam -- Winter on the Spanish coast -- Dawn of the information age -- The Air Force recovers from Vietnam -- Inefficiency kills, empires as well as people -- President Reagan sets up the checkmate -- Ghost stories from the Reagan White House -- The queen of hearts -- Cheney, Powell, and the nuclear genie -- The closers -- The Soviet solstice -- The heroes -- Closing down
Control code
477271
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 368 pages
Isbn
9780891418214
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780891418214
  • (Sirsi) ADN-1449
Label
At the abyss : an insider's history of the Cold War, Thomas C. Reed ; [introduction by George H.W. Bush]
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • "A Presidio Press book." ; Ballantine Books
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Communist takeovers and makeovers -- The fifties unfold -- The Paparazzi pilots -- Howard Hughes supplies the props -- Rockets and missiles -- Sputnik and the missile gap -- Nuclear weapons and the Soviet Union -- The American cyberskippers -- The resumption of nuclear tests -- Getting started in Vietnam -- Winter on the Spanish coast -- Dawn of the information age -- The Air Force recovers from Vietnam -- Inefficiency kills, empires as well as people -- President Reagan sets up the checkmate -- Ghost stories from the Reagan White House -- The queen of hearts -- Cheney, Powell, and the nuclear genie -- The closers -- The Soviet solstice -- The heroes -- Closing down
Control code
477271
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 368 pages
Isbn
9780891418214
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780891418214
  • (Sirsi) ADN-1449

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