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  • The Cold War: A New History | John Lewis Gaddis

    The Cold War: A New History

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By John Lewis Gaddis
    • Narrated By Jay Gregory, Alan Sklar
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    Drawing on new and often startling information from newly opened Soviet, Eastern European, and Chinese archives, this thrilling account explores the strategic dynamics that drove the Cold War, provides illuminating portraits of its major personalities, and offers much fresh insight into its most crucial events. Riveting, revelatory, and wise, it tells a story whose lessons it is vitally necessary to understand as America once more faces an implacable ideological enemy.

    Cordell eddings says: "WOW"
  • The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past | John Lewis Gaddis

    The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By John Lewis Gaddis
    • Narrated By Jack Chekijian
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    What is history, and why should we study it? Is there such a thing as historical truth? Is history a science? One of the most accomplished historians at work today, John Lewis Gaddis, answers these and other questions in this short, witty, and humane book. The Landscape of History provides a searching look at the historian's craft as well as a strong argument for why a historical consciousness should matter to us today.

    Alexander says: "Absolutely fascinating book!"
  • George F. Kennan: An American Life | John Lewis Gaddis

    George F. Kennan: An American Life

    • UNABRIDGED (31 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By John Lewis Gaddis
    • Narrated By Malcolm Hilgartner
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    Drawing on extensive interviews with George Kennan and exclusive access to his archives, an eminent scholar of the Cold War delivers a revelatory biography of its troubled mastermind. This is a landmark work of history and biography that reveals the vast influence and rich inner landscape of a life that both mirrored and shaped the century it spanned.

    Amazon Customer says: "Kennan: a man who needs to be studied"
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