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Chomsky's Recommended Cold War Books List

The following is a book list on Cold War made from the references in Noam Chomsky's books. See the home page for details.

Book Title Author(s) Total References
Toward a New Cold WarChomsky, Noam81
The Rise and Fall of the Bulgarian ConnectionHerman, Edward; Brodhead, Frank27
A Preponderance of Power: National Security, Truman Administration and the Cold WarLeffler, Melvyn P.19
Kennedy's Quest for Victory: American Foreign Policy, 1961-1963Paterson, Thomas G.10
Reflections on the Cuban Missile CrisisGarthoff, Raymond L.9
Detente and Confrontation: American-Soviet Relations from Nixon to ReaganGarthoff, Raymond L.9
The Long Peace: Inquiries into the History of the Cold WarGaddis, John Lewis7
The Kennedy Tapes. Inside the White House During the Cuban Missile CrisisZelikow, Philip D.; May, Ernest R.7
Dominant Powers and Subordinate States: The United States in Latin America and the Soviet Union in Eastern EuropeTriska, Jan F.5
The Hidden Hand: Britain, America and Cold War Secret IntelligenceAldrich, Richard J.4
Strategies of ContainmentGaddis, John Lewis4
America and the Reconstruction of Italy, 1945-1948Harper, John Lamberton3
Aftermath of War: Americans and the Remaking of Japan, 1945-1952Schonberger, Howard B.3
The Nuclear Seduction: Why the Arms Race Doesn't Matter--And What Does Derber, Charles; Schwartz, William A.3
A Journey Through the Cold War: A Memoir of Containment and CoexistenceGarthoff, Raymond L.3
The United States and Italy, 1940-1950: The Politics and Diplomacy of StabilizationMiller, James Edward3
The Making and Breaking of Communist Europe Zeman, Z. A. B.3
The Paperclip Conspiracy: The Hunt for the Nazi ScientistsBower, Tom2
Harry S. Truman and the War Scare of 1948: A Successful Campaign to Deceive the Nation Kofsky, Frank2
Unfinished Business: America and Cuba after the Cold War, 1989-2001Morley, Morris; McGillion, Chris2
Shock Waves: Eastern Europe After the RevolutionsFeffer, John2
The Decision to Divide Germany: American Foreign Policy in TransitionBacker, John H.2
American Labor and Postwar Italy, 1943-1953: A Study of Cold War PoliticsFilippelli, Ronald2
The Americanization of BrazilHaines, Gerald K.2
The Western alliance: European-American relations since 1945 Grosser, Alfred1
The Making of the Second Cold WarHalliday, Fred1
America's Secret War against Bolshevism: U.S. Intervention in the Russian Civil War, 1917-1920 Foglesong, David S.1
The Plot to Kill the PopeHenze, Paul B.1
How the Soviet Union Is GovernedFainsod, Merle; Hough, Jerry F.1
Soviet strategy in Latin AmericaLeiken, Robert S1
The Impossible Peace: Britain, the Division of Germany, and the Origins of the Cold WarDeighton, Anne1
The limits of power: the world and United States foreign policy, 1945-1954Kolko, Gabriel; Kolko, Joyce1
Cold Warriors & Coups d'Etat: Brazilian-American Relations, 1945-1964Weis, Michael1
A Question of Torture: CIA Interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on TerrorMcCoy, Alfred W.1
Reckless Gamble: The Sabotage of the United Nations in the Cuban Conflict and the Missile Crisis of 1962Ganser, Daniele1
Decision Making in Soviet PoliticsLowenhardt, John1
The Declassified Eisenhower: A Startling ReappraisalCook, Blanche Wiesen1
The Great Fear: The Anti-Communist Purge Under Truman and EisenhowerCaute, David1
Science, Technology, and Reparations: Exploitation and Plunder in Postwar GermanyGimbel, John1
The Cold War and American Science: The Military-Industrial-Academic Complex at MIT and StanfordLeslie, Stuart W.1
Intellectuals and McCarthy: Radical SpecterRogin, Michael Paul1
Sad and Luminous Days: Cuba's Struggle with the Superpowers After the Missile CrisisBrenner, Philip; Blight, James G.1
Shattered Peace: The Origins of the Cold WarYergin, Daniel1
Grave New WorldLedeen, Michael A.1
Soviet Subsidization of Trade With Eastern EuropeMarrese, Michael; Vanous, Jan1


Book lists based on Noam Chomsky's reading.