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Small wars, faraway places : global insurrection and the making of the modern world, 1945-1965 /

Drawing from new archival research, prize-winning historian Michael Burleigh gives new meaning to the seminal decades of 1945 to 1965 by examining the many, largely forgotten, "hot" wars fought around the world. Full description

Main Author: Burleigh, Michael, 1955-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York, New York : Viking, 2013
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Contents: From the halls of Montezuma to the Green Zone of Baghdad -- Japan opens Pandora's box -- Harry Truman's world -- Arab nationalism, Jewish homeland -- Some more victorious than others -- "Police action" : Korea -- "Emergency" : Malaya -- By Huk or by crook : the Philippines -- Parachute the escargot : Indochina -- Sometimes special relationship -- Hungary and Suez -- With us or against us : the Sub-continent -- Losing by winning : Algeria -- Terror and counter-terror : Kenya -- The Cold War comes to Africa -- Backyard blues : Cuba -- To the brink : the Missile Crisis -- Overreach : Vietnam -- Watershed of the American century.
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