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The Atlantic and Its Enemies

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780465021734
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The Atlantic and Its Enemies by Norman Stone This account of the post-war world is, typically of its author, sometimes insightful, occasionally ridiculous .   The Atlantic system that bound the United States and Western Europe together was created in the Fifties with the Marshall Plan and Nato at the same time as the ­European empires were unravelling.

In The Atlantic and Its Enemies, prize-winning historian Norman Stone assesses the years between World War II and the collapse of the Iron Curtain. He vividly demonstrates that for every Atlantic success there seemed to be a dozen Communist or Third World triumphs.   Everywhere the 'Atlantic' world (the USA, Britain and a handful of allies) was on the defensive and its enemies on the move. For every Atlantic success there seemed to be a dozen Communist or 'Third World' successes, as the USSR and its proxies crushed dissent and humiliated the United States on both military and cultural grounds.

The Atlantic and Its Enemies: A Personal History of the Cold War by Professor Norman Stone starting at $ The Atlantic and Its Enemies: A Personal History of the Cold War has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.   The Atlantic and its Enemies is Norman Stone’s personal, uncompromising and provocative history of how the West ‘won’ the Cold War. For decades after the end of the Second World War, most of the globe either laboured under Communist rule or else was lost in a violent stagnancy that seemed doomed to permanence.


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Pre-eminent historian Norman Stone's The Atlantic and Its Enemies is a masterful history of the Cold War. As Soviet influence spread insidiously from nation to nation, the Americans and British were overwhelmed by the coups, collapsing armies, and civil wars that seemed ceaselessly to besiege not just Europe but the Middle East and Asia as by: 4.

In The Atlantic and Its Enemies, prize-winning historian Norman Stone assesses the years between World War II and the collapse of the Iron Curtain.

He vividly demonstrates that for every Atlantic success there seemed to be a dozen Communist or Third World triumphs/5(25). In The Atlantic and Its Enemies, prize-winning historian Norman Stone assesses the years between World War II and the collapse of the Iron Curtain.

He vividly demonstrates that for every Atlantic success there seemed to be a dozen Communist or Third World :   The Cold War had begun in The Atlantic and Its Enemies, prize-winning historian Norman Stone assesses the years between World War II and the collapse of the Iron Curtain.

He vividly demonstrates that for every Atlantic success there seemed to be a dozen Communist or Third World triumphs/5(24). The Atlantic and its Enemies is Norman Stone's personal, uncompromising and provocative history of how the West 'won' the Cold War. For decades after the end of the Second World War, most of the globe either laboured under Communist rule or else was lost in a violent stagnancy that seemed doomed to permanence/5().

The Atlantic and its Enemies: A Personal History of the Cold War by Norman Stone Norman Stone has produced a lively and idiosyncratic account of the cold war that is none the worse for an.

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The Atlantic and Its Enemies by Norman Stone It is precisely because of Stone's charms that his book ought to bear the label: "Suitable for amusement only. Not to be taken seriously."Author: DD Guttenplan. "The Atlantic and its enemies" is not really a history of the cold war but it offers the author's views on the political changes that the western world underwent between and To summarize the views of the author, the social changes brought in the sixties, /5(16).

The Atlantic and its Enemies is Norman Stone's personal, uncompromising and provocative history of how the West 'won' the Cold War. For decades after the end of the Second World War, most of the globe either laboured under Communist rule or else was lost in a violent stagnancy that seemed doomed to permanence/5(20).

A beguiling mix of grand narrative and autobiographical vignettes, The Atlantic and its Enemies is the one book that anyone who wants to understand the cold war as it developed must read.

THE ATLANTIC AND ITS ENEMIES. A History of the Cold War. by Norman Stone. BUY NOW FROM The book begins with the bitter –48 winter when thousands of Europeans starved. Stalin consolidated his rule over Eastern Europe, and a bankrupt Britain announced it could no longer afford to support friendly governments against communist pressure.

The Cold War had begun in The Atlantic and Its Enemies, prize-winning historian Norman Stone assesses the years between World War II and the collapse of the Iron Curtain /5(4). The Atlantic and its Enemies is Norman Stone's personal, uncompromising and provocative history of how the West 'won' the Cold War.

For decades after the end of the Second World War, most of the globe either laboured under Communist rule or else was lost in a violent stagnancy that seemed doomed to : In "The Atlantic and Its Enemies," prize-winning historian Norman Stone assesses the years between World War II and the collapse of the Iron Curtain.

He vividly demonstrates that for every Atlantic success there seemed to be a dozen Communist or Third World triumphs.

The Atlantic and Its Enemies by Norman Stone Stone, a Cambridge-educated historian who now teaches in Turkey, follows the example of one of his heroes, AJP Taylor, in making a virtue of using.

DOWNLOAD or READ The Atlantic and Its Enemies: A History of the Cold War () in PDF, EPUB formats. review 1: While it purports to be a history of the Cold War, this overlong volume by a distinguished. The Atlantic and its enemies: a history of the Cold War.

[Norman Stone] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for In this book, the author offers a perspective on events, from Vietnam to.

Stone doesn't stop to address the contemporary crisis, but The Atlantic and Its Enemies is an inspiring reminder that the West has risen to meet such challenges before, helped at crucial moments by bold leaders -- William Anthony Hay Wall Street Journal Read more. 'The Atlantic and Its Enemies: A History of the Cold War'.

By Norman Stone. The winter of –7 sank into the memory of anyone who lived through it. A contemporary, the historian Correlli.

In The Atlantic and Its Enemies, prize-winning historian Norman Stone assesses the years between World War II and the collapse of the Iron Curtain. He vividly demonstrates that for every Atlantic success there seemed to be a dozen Communist or Third World triumphs.William Anthony Hay reviews Norman Stone's "The Atlantic and Its Enemies: A History of the Cold War."Author: William Anthony Hay.

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