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Author Engel, Jeffrey A., author
Title When the world seemed new : George H.W. Bush and the end of the Cold War / Jeffrey A. Engel
Published Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017
ITEM LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Rodman Main Adult  973.928 E57    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 596 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), photographs ; 24 cm
Content text
Media unmediated
Carrier volume
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary "The untold story of how George H. W. Bush faced a critical turning point of history - the end of the Cold War"--Dust flap
Contents Swan song and surprise -- Bush's rise -- Gorbachev at the UN -- "We know what works" -- The pause -- "A special relationship there" -- Cheney rises and the pause ends -- From a funeral to a riot -- Crackdown -- Untying the knot -- Eastern Europe aboil -- Another border opens -- "It has happened" -- Germans pause ... and act -- Malta -- Not one inch eastward -- Camp David -- Concession -- "This will not stand" -- With us, or not against us -- The New World Order -- "Disunion is a fact" -- "I have signed it"
Subject Bush, George, 1924-
National Security Council (U.S.) -- History
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-1993
Cold War
Cold War -- Diplomatic history
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States
Germany -- History -- Unification, 1990
Soviet Union -- History -- 1985-1991
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Biography
ISBN 9780547423067
0547423063

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