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The Resource Small wars, faraway places : global insurrection and the making of the modern world, 1945-1965, Michael Burleigh

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

Label
Small wars, faraway places : global insurrection and the making of the modern world, 1945-1965
Title
Small wars, faraway places
Title remainder
global insurrection and the making of the modern world, 1945-1965
Statement of responsibility
Michael Burleigh
Title variation
Global insurrection and the making of the modern world, 1945-1965
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Has edition
Summary
Describes how the collapse of power in the Philippines, the Congo, and Iran, among other places, contributed to Cold War tensions and explains how this cemented the United States' role as the world's great enforcer
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10216898
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burleigh, Michael
Dewey number
909.82/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • D431
  • D842.2
LC item number
  • .B87 2013
  • .B87 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Low-intensity conflicts (Military science)
  • Military history, Modern
  • World politics
  • Imperialism
  • Cold War
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
global insurrection and the making of the modern world, 1945-1965
Label
Small wars, faraway places : global insurrection and the making of the modern world, 1945-1965, Michael Burleigh
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 551-567) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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 -- Epilogue: Legacies
Control code
834432611
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
587 pages
Isbn
9780670025459
Lccn
2013017207
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Small wars, faraway places : global insurrection and the making of the modern world, 1945-1965, Michael Burleigh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 551-567) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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 -- Epilogue: Legacies
Control code
834432611
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
587 pages
Isbn
9780670025459
Lccn
2013017207
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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