The Cold War / Culture / Anti-Communism and McCarthyism


The Cold War / Culture / Anti-Communism and McCarthyism

The Cold War

Bell, Jonathan. The Liberal State on Trial : the Cold War and American Politics in the Truman Years. New York ; Chichester [England] : Columbia University Press, 2004.

Bernstein, Barton. “Roosevelt, Truman, and the Atomic Bomb: A Reinterpretation,” Political Science Quarterly, Vol. 90 (1975), 23-69.

Costigliola, Frank. “‘Unceasing Pressure for Penetration’: Gender, Pathology, and Emotion in George Kennan’s Formation of the Cold War,” Journal of American History, Vol. 83 (March 1997), 1309-1339.

Eisenberg, Carolyn. Drawing the Line: The American Decision to Divide Germany, 1944-1949. Cambridge UP, 1996.

Gaddis, John Lewis. The United States & the Origins of the Cold War, 1941-1947. (1972)

Gaddis, John Lewis. Strategies of Containment. (1982)

Gaddis, John Lewis. “The Emerging Post-Revisionist Synthesis on the Origins of the Cold War,” with comments by Lloyd Gardner, Lawrence Kaplan, Warren Kimball, and Bruce Kuniholm, Diplomatic History, Vol. 7, No. 3 (Summer 1983), 171-204.

Hogan, Michael J., ed. America in the World: The Historiography of American Foreign Relations Since 1941. (1995)

Hogan, Michael J. A Cross of Iron: Harry S. Truman and the Origins the National Security State. (1998)

Hogan,Michael J., ed. The End of the Cold War: Its Meanings and Implications. (1992)

Garthoff, Raymond. The Great Transition: American-Soviet Relations and the End of the Cold War. (1994)

LaFeber, Walter. America, Russia and the Cold War, 1945-1996. (Eighth Edition, 1997)

Leffler, Melvyn P. A Preponderance of Power: National Security, the Truman Administration, and the Cold War. (1992)

Matlock, Jack F. Reagan and Gorbachev : How the Cold War Ended. New York : Random House, 2004.

McCormick, Thomas J. America’s Half-Century: United States Foreign Policy in the Cold War. (1989)

McDougall, Walter. The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age (1985)

Sherry, Michael S. In the Shadow of War: The United States Since the 1930s. (1995)

Cold War Culture

Bellah, Robert. Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life. (1985)

Boyer, Paul. By the Bomb’s Early Light: American Thought and Culture at the Dawn of the Atomic Age. New York: Pantheon, 1985.

Clesak, Peter. America’s Quest for the Ideal Self. (1983)

Engelhardt, Tom. The End of Victory Culture: Cold War America and the Disillusioning of a Generation. New York: BasicBooks, 1995.

Henriksen, Margot. Dr. Strangelove’s America: Society and Culture in the Atomic Age. (1997)

Jackson, Kenneth. Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States. (1985)

Lipsitz, George. Time Passages: Collective Memory and American Popular Culture. (1990)

May, Lary. ed., Recasting America: Culture and Politics in the Age of Cold War. (1989)

May, Elaine Tyler. Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era. New York: BasicBooks, 1988.

Slotkin, Richard. Gunfighter Nation: The Myth of the Frontier in Twentieth-Century America. (1992)

Susman, Warren. Culture as History: The Transformation of American Society in the Twentieth Century. (1984)

Whitfield, Stephen. The Culture of the Cold War. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991.

Anti-Communism and McCarthyism

Fried, Richard M. Nightmare in Red: The McCarthy Era in Perspective. (1990)

Griffith, Robert. The Politics of Fear: Joseph R. McCarthy and the Senate, (1987)

Haynes, John Earl and Harvey Klehr. Venona: Decoding Soviet Espionage in America. (1999)

Navasky, Victor. Naming Names. (1980)

O’Neill, William. A Better World: The Great Schism: Stalinism and the American Intellectual. (1982)

Oshinsky, David M. A Conspiracy So Immense: The World of Joe McCarthy. (1983)

Rogin, Michael P. The Intellectuals and McCarthy: The Radical Specter. (1967).

Schrecker, Ellen. Many Are the Crimes: McCarthyism in America.(1998)

Theoharis, Athan and John Cox, The Boss: J. Edgar Hoover and the Great American Inquisition (1988)

Wang, Jessica. American Science in an Age of Anxiety: Scientists, Anticommunism, and the Cold War. (1998)

Weinstein, Allen and Alexander Vassiliev. The Haunted Wood: Soviet Espionage in America. (1999)

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