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Cuban Missile Crisis free pdf Cuban Missile Crisis: The Essential Reference Guide captures the historical context, the minute-by-minute drama, and the profound repercussions of the "Missiles of October" confrontation that brought the very real threat of nuclear attack to the United States' doorstep. Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the crisis, it takes full advantage of recently opened Soviet archives as well as interviews with key Russian, Cuban, and U.S. officials to explore the event as it played out in Moscow, Havana, Washington, and other locations around the world. Cuban Missile Crisis contains an introductory essay by the author and alphabetically organized reference entries contributed by leading Cold War researchers. The book also includes an exceptionally comprehensive bibliography. Together, these resources give readers everything they need to understand the escalating tensions that led to the crisis as well as the intense diplomacy that resolved it, including new information about the back-channel negotiations between Robert Kennedy and Soviet ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin.

About Priscilla Roberts

Priscilla Roberts, PhD, is associate professor of history and honorary director of the Centre of American Studies at the University of Hong Kong. She read history at King's College, Cambridge, where she also earned her doctorate in history. She has published numerous books and articles, among them Window on the Forbidden City: The Beijing Diaries of David Bruce, 1973-1974- Behind the Bamboo Curtain: China, Vietnam, and the World beyond Asia- and Lord Lothian and Anglo-American Relations, 1900-1940.

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Author : Priscilla Roberts
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Data Published : 23 April 2012
ISBN : 1610690656
EAN : 9781610690652
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 278 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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