Introduction: The U.S. and Czarist Russia 1: The U.S. and the Bolshevik Revolution, 1917-1933 2: F.D.R. and the Grand Alliance, 1933-1945 3: Truman and Containment, 1945-1953 4: Eisenhower and the Globalization of the Cold War, 1953-1961 5: Kennedy and Johnson: Confrontation and Cooperation, 1961-1969 6: Nixon, Ford, and Detente, 1969-1977 7: Carter and the Decline of Detente, 1977-1981 8: The Reagan Cold War, 1981-1989 9: George Bush adn the End of the Cold War, 1989-1991 Conclusion Suggested Readings Index
Ronald E. Powaski is the author of March to Armegeddon: The United States and the Nuclear Arms Race, 1939 to the Present. He is Adjunct Professor of Special Studies at Notre Dame College of Ohio.
"Powaski has ably gathered the general historiographical issues of this long-drawn-out struggle and packaged them in an easily digestible format."--Library Journal