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The Resource Small wars, faraway places : global insurrection and the making of the modern world, 1945-1965, Michael Burleigh

Small wars, faraway places : global insurrection and the making of the modern world, 1945-1965, Michael Burleigh

Label
Small wars, faraway places : global insurrection and the making of the modern world, 1945-1965
Title
Small wars, faraway places
Title remainder
global insurrection and the making of the modern world, 1945-1965
Statement of responsibility
Michael Burleigh
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing from new archival research, prize-winning historian Michael Burleigh gives new meaning to the seminal decades of 1945 to 1965 by examining the many, largely forgotten, "hot" wars fought around the world
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burleigh, Michael
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Low-intensity conflicts (Military science)
  • Military history, Modern
  • United States
  • World politics
  • Imperialism
  • Cold War
Label
Small wars, faraway places : global insurrection and the making of the modern world, 1945-1965, Michael Burleigh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Macmillan, 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From the halls of Montezuma to the Green Zone of Baghdad -- Japan opens Pandora's box -- Harry Truman's world -- Arab nationalism, Jewish homeland -- Some more victorious than others -- "Police action" : Korea -- "Emergency" : Malaya -- By Huk or by crook : the Philippines -- Parachute the escargot : Indochina -- Sometimes special relationship -- Hungary and Suez -- With us or against us : the Sub-continent -- Losing by winning : Algeria -- Terror and counter-terror : Kenya -- The Cold War comes to Africa -- Backyard blues : Cuba -- To the brink : the Missile Crisis -- Overreach : Vietnam -- Watershed of the American century
Control code
ocn834432611
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
587 pages
Isbn
9780670025459
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013017207
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)834432611
Label
Small wars, faraway places : global insurrection and the making of the modern world, 1945-1965, Michael Burleigh
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Macmillan, 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From the halls of Montezuma to the Green Zone of Baghdad -- Japan opens Pandora's box -- Harry Truman's world -- Arab nationalism, Jewish homeland -- Some more victorious than others -- "Police action" : Korea -- "Emergency" : Malaya -- By Huk or by crook : the Philippines -- Parachute the escargot : Indochina -- Sometimes special relationship -- Hungary and Suez -- With us or against us : the Sub-continent -- Losing by winning : Algeria -- Terror and counter-terror : Kenya -- The Cold War comes to Africa -- Backyard blues : Cuba -- To the brink : the Missile Crisis -- Overreach : Vietnam -- Watershed of the American century
Control code
ocn834432611
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
587 pages
Isbn
9780670025459
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013017207
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)834432611

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