The Adversaries: America, Russia and the Open World, 1941-1962

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The Adversaries: America, Russia and the Open World, 1941-1962

By Michael Balfour
Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1981
259 pp. $25.00
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A densely argued and episodic search for a unifying theme for the international history of the two middle decades of this century. The author, a British historian and sometime government official, admires the achievement of the United States in establishing economic and political freedom over half the world. That achievement encountered the intractable and dangerous opposition of the Soviet Union-thus, the cold war.

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