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Cold War

  • By: Tsuyoshi Hasegawa
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The Cold War, which largely defined global politics in the latter half of the 20th century, was waged on many fronts. The first front, broadly referred to as the East-West confrontation, had two related but not completely identical components. The first ...

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