The Cold War 1945-1991 by Derrick Murphy


The Cold War 1945-1991 by Derrick Murphy

An in-depth but accessible study of one of the most popular GCSE Modern World History topics. * The Origins of the Cold War * The Development of the Cold War 1949-1961 * The Cuban Missile Crisis 1962 * The Vietnam War 1945-1975 * The move towards Detente 1968-1979 * The New Cold War 1979-1985 * The End of the Cold War 1985-1991

About the Author

Derrick Murphy is Vice-Principal, St Dominic's Sixth Form College, Harrow. He is an AQA Chief Examiner, an OCR Principal Examiner, an IB Examiner, and Editor of the Modern History Review.

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80 pages


Derrick Murphy
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Publication date

20th September 2003



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