20tH Century: Korean War & Cold War
the korean War
The West Confronts Communism
“the main strength of Hickey’s excellent account is its ability
to combine solid analysis of high politics and strategy with
gripping (and often horrifying) eye-witness accounts of life at
the sharp end.”—The Sunday Telegraph. B/w photos, maps.
Overlook • 398 pp. • 978-1-58567-179-3 • $19.95
John Lewis Gaddis
J the CoLd War
A New History
“offers trenchant summaries of complex historical issues,
new angles on old controversies, and fresh ways of think-
ing.”—William taubman. “the most accessible distillation of
that conflict yet written.”—The Boston Globe. “a fresh and
admirably concise history…Gaddis’s mastery of the mate-
rial, his fluent style and eye for the telling anecdote make
his new work a pleasure.”— The Economist.
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-303827-6 • $16.00
Pork ChoP hiLL
“a distinguished contribution to the literature of war.”—The
New York Times.
Berkley • 256 pp. • 978-0-425-17505-7 • $7.99
The Chosin Reservoir Campaign, Korea 1950
“engrossing....vivid, at times powerful; emotional but unsen-
timental.”—The New York Times. 4 pp. b/w photos, map.
Penguin • 464 pp. • 978-0-14-029259-6 • $16.00
the seCret state
Whitehall and the Cold War
“tells the story with a sparkling combination of wit and in-
fectious enthusiasm.”—History Today.
Penguin uK • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-100835-6 • $16.00
Richard J. Aldrich
the hidden hand
Britain, America, and Cold War Secret Intelligence
Overlook • 733 pp. • 978-1-58567-459-6 • $19.95
Co-winner of the donner Book prize
the ruin of J. robert oPPenheiMer
“this brief but penetrating account of [oppenheimer’s]
downfall may come closest to explaining his contemporary relevance.”—The New York Times Book Review.
“meticulously detailed....provides rich supplementary read-
ing for those with an intense interest in the beginnings of
the atomic age.”—Booklist.
Penguin • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-200115-8 • $16.00
The Shock of the Century
“a thoughtful analysis of the impact Sputnik had on the
dawning of the Space age.”—Susan eisenhower, president
of the eisenhower Institute. “Well written and informative...
a magnificent assessment of Cold War history.”—francis
Gray powers, Jr., founder of the Cold War museum.
Berkley • 320 pp. • 978-0-425-18843-9 • $13.95
before the faLLout
From Marie Curie to Hiroshima
“a concise and very readable overview of the human chain
reaction that began in 1896 with the innocent observation
that uranium salts could fog a photographic plate and cul-
minated half a century later in the most potent weapon the
world had ever seen.”—The Washington Post Book World.
photographs and illustrations.
Berkley • 416 pp. • 978-0-425-20789-5 • $15.00
J CoMrade J
The Untold Secrets of Russia’s Master Spy in
America After the End of the Cold War
the remarkable story of the man who ran russia’s post-
Cold War spy program in america—and worked as a dou-
ble agent for the fBI.
Putnam • 352 pp. • 978-0-399-15439-3 • $25.95
Gary E. Weir and Walter J. Boyne
The Untold Story of the Russian Submarines
That Fought the Cold War
Berkley • 368 pp. • 978-0-451-21301-3 • $14.95
The Secret History of Science’s Postwar Elite
a provocative look at the group of elite scientists who
have counseled the government on the military and stra-
tegic uses of pure science for half a century. “fascinating,
disturbing. Science needs critics like finkbeiner now more
than ever.”—The New York Times.
Penguin • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-303847-4 • $15.00
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