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China and the Cold War  

Rana Mitter

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Jan 2013
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This chapter examines the role of China in the Cold War. It describes the origins of Cold War in China and the participation of nationalist China in World War 2 and the Cold War, and ... More

The Cold War in Southeast Asia  

Ang Cheng Guan

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Jan 2013
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Jan 2013
This chapter examines the history of the Cold War in Southeast Asia. It explains that the onset of the Cold War coincided with nationalist struggles and decolonization, and explains why ... More

Cold War Strategies/Power and Culture—East: Sources of Soviet Conduct Reconsidered  

Vladislav Zubok

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Jan 2013
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This chapter examines the root motives behind the Soviet struggle against the West and the paradigm of Soviet international behavior related to the Cold War. It suggests that ... More

Japan and the Cold War: An Overview  

Antony Best

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Jan 2013
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This chapter, which examines the impact of the Cold War on Japan, investigates why Japan consistently allied itself to the West rather than the East and why it adopted a low-security ... More

South Asia  

Andrew J. Rotter

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Jan 2013
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Jan 2013
This chapter examines the history of the Cold War in South Asia. It describes the position of South Asia in the Cold War, and investigates the reasons why Pakistan decided to side with the ... More

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