The Rise and Fall of the Cold War: gives a brilliant overview of the unusual and non,violent war between East and West that lasted nearly fifty years. From the end of World War Two to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 the world lived within the shadow of the Cold War. Russia and America eyed each other with suspicion and hostility. World War Two was too recent to be forgotten and a nuclear Third World War remained a distinct possibility.
Post-war Europe was being rebuilt and Churchill, Stalin and Roosevelt had to find a way to work together for peace. The Rise and Fall of the Cold War: will help you understand the dynamics of the politics of the time and how Europe and the rest of the world rebuilt themselves after World War Two.