The Cold War

Pages: 192
Series: Beginner's Guides
Imprint: Oneworld

The Cold War

A Beginner's Guide

Merrilyn Thomas

Exposes the reality behind the war between capitalism and communism, two ideologies divided by the Iron Curtain. This book peels back the layers of deception and intrigue and offers an assessment of the legacy of instability.
Paperback
9781851686803 (1 Aug 2009)
RRP £9.99 / US$14.95

The Book

This guide exposes the reality behind the war between capitalism and communism, two ideologies divided by the Iron Curtain. New revelations show that what was once regarded as simply a struggle between good and evil was in fact a far more complex affair. Merrilyn Thomas peels back the layers of deception and intrigue and offers a penetrating assessment of the legacy of instability that continues today.

Additional Information

Series Beginner's Guides
Pages 192
Imprint Oneworld

About the Author

Merrilyn Thomas is a Research Fellow at University College London and author of ‘Communing with the Enemy: Covert Operations, Christianity and Cold War Politics in Britain and the GDR' (2005).