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Origins of The Cold War: Track 1

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How was The Cold War fought? What types of evidence do historians use to understand the events that took place? The Cold War was a state of political and military tension between the USA and the Soviet Union, along with their respective allies in the Western and Eastern Blocs.

By: The OpenLearn Team (The Open University)

  • Duration 23 minutes
  • Updated Tuesday 8th October 2013

Track 1: Introduction to Origins of the Cold War

Different ways of examining the cold war.



Tracks in this podcast:

Track Title Description
1 Introduction to Origins of the Cold War Different ways of examining the cold war. Play now Introduction to Origins of the Cold War
2 Were Europeans players in The Cold War? Professor Anne Deighton explains the changes ways historians approach The Cold War. Play now Were Europeans players in The Cold War?
3 The politics of blame during The Cold War Has there been too much emphasis on the superpowers? Play now The politics of blame during The Cold War
4 Western European integration How did all the stakeholders reconcile their competing agenda’s? Play now Western European integration
5 Domestic concerns vs Foreign policy How did domestic issues help to shape the cold war? Play now Domestic concerns vs Foreign policy
6 The Cold War on a local level The impact of the Cold War from a social and cultural perspective. Play now The Cold War on a local level
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