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5 edition of Italy in the Cold War found in the catalog.

Italy in the Cold War

Politics, Culture and Society, 1948-1958


  • 176 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Berg Publishers .
Written in English

  • Cultural studies,
  • European history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • History,
  • Foreign Relations,
  • Italy - History,
  • Social conditions,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Italy,
  • Europe - Italy,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • History / Italy,
  • History / Modern / 20th Century,
  • History : Modern - 20th Century,
  • United States,
  • Cold War,
  • Politics and government,
  • 1945-1976,
  • Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsChristopher Duggan (Editor), Christopher Wagstaff (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8623145M
    ISBN 101859730388
    ISBN 109781859730386

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    Not necessarily completely to the party: Mr. But nearly 30 years later, popular support for socialism is emerging as a serious political force in the West. This title will be released on. Charting the critical contribution of a broad network of local, religious, civic, labour, and business groups, Mistry reveals how the notion of a specific American success paved the way for a problematic future for US-Italian relations and American political warfare. The candidates needed a two-thirds majority to be elected, but only 15 aspiring senators were elected this way. The Allies were victorious in the War.

    Mark Wyatt. Chapters on the conflicts in Angola and the Horn of Africa lead on to a marvellous account, drawn from Russian diplomatic archives, of the second great Kremlin miscalculation: the invasion of Afghanistan on Christmas Day, Recent events have raised old, familiar tensions between the great world powers, even if those powers are no longer the same as they were 30 years ago. This title will be released on. Even if historians of the future find other aspects of the twentieth century more important than those that we emphasize today, they too will be grappling with the complex legacies of the Cold War.

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The West continued to be alarmed by the prospect of defeat right up to the Soviet Italy in the Cold War book last breath.

Consider the process of decolonization that accelerated in the years after World War II. Far from being relevant solely to scholars interested in Italian history, it also offers interesting insights on the Attlee government's foreign policy and on the reconfiguration of Ango-American relations within the context of the Cold War.

Unable to conquer one another, they are likely to continue ruling the world between them, and it is difficult to see how the balance can be upset except by slow and unpredictable demographic changes. The fact that the U. Rose, thoroughly examines the year in the United States and the effect that the Cold War had on the American populous.

Nineteen Eighty-Four remains the defining vision of totalitarian rule. It reveals that British policy towards Italy was underpinned not only by power politics but also by moral and ideological considerations. As we now know, that anxiety was justified; as late asthe Soviet leadership mistook a routine Nato exercise as cover for imminent nuclear attack.

Inthe Soviet Union deployed batteries of a new nuclear missile aimed at targets in western Europe. For the people of the Soviet bloc, it really was a moment of liberation.

Check out her website at jenniferbillock. The CIA's practice of influencing the political situation was repeated in every Italian election for at least the next 24 years.

Although essentially fought between two superpowers, the United States of America U. The United States, however, could accommodate a broader range of outcomes in Europe than the Soviets could. It was one of the most significant periods of time in the 20th century. We also come to understand how the arms race caused new alignments and shifts in domestic power.

Dozens of books could have made this list. Buy In your opinion, what is the most interesting site in the book? The victory of the North Vietnamese had been followed, in short order, by successes in Angola and Ethiopia. At the same time, the end of the Cold War has left us with a range of new political possibilities.

We have managed to avoid a large-scale war for 45 years. Pedaliu analyzes the British Labour government's contribution to the postwar reconstruction of Italy.

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The Soviets feared, Westad writes, that Italy in the Cold War book fratricidal Afghan communist party was about to go over to the Americans: "doing a Sadat on us", as it was known after the Egyptian president who expelled Soviet military advisers in But, for me, the images themselves have this special kind of beauty, seeing the decay that nature has wrought on these once-immaculate, sophisticated systems and installations.

The Cold War belonged to the whole world, not just the superpowers armed with atomic weapons. And that means that even the phenomena that are not reducible to Cold War tensions were affected by it.

Even if historians of the future find other aspects of the twentieth century more important than those that we emphasize today, they too will be grappling with the complex legacies of the Cold War. The battle was waged over great ideas, but it was won on the fields of production statistics.

We are still living in the shadow of the Cold War and trying to discover the possibilities created by its end.

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De Gasperi visited the United States in January and returned with $ million in aid. He had excluded the Communists and their allies, the Socialists, from his government the previous May both to placate the Vatican and the conservative south and to ensure that much-needed U.S.

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This was a decade in which the main cultural and political parameters of contemporary Italy were laid down. It was a time of enormous intellectual and artistic vitality, and a period in which the tensions generated by the Cold War affected.