History 5419: The Cold War

Course Website Spring 2011

 

Back to Dr. Elaine MacKinnon's Faculty Page

 

Course Syllabus

 

List of Cold War Fiction and Film

 

Midterm Study Guide

 

Additional Course Readings

"Cat People: What Dr. Seuss Really Taught Us," The New Yorker

Jussi Hanihimaki, “Ironies and Turning Points: Détente in Perspective”

"NSC-68 and the Korean War"

"The Empire of Justice: Soviet Ideology and Foreign Intervention"

"The Empire of Liberty: American Ideology and Foreign Intervention"

"The Fall of Detente and the Turning Tides of History"

Inevitable Revolutions Chapter IV Part 1

Inevitable Revolutions Chapter IV Part 2

Inevitable Revolutions Chapter V Part 1

Inevitable Revolutions Chapter V Part 2

The Islamist Defiance: Iran and Afghanistan

 

 

Readings on the Cold War and Nicaragua, for April 7

Explosion Over Nicaragua

Mysterious Help from Offshore?

Sidetracked Revolution

Tough Tug of War