Gordon Martel's A Companion to International History 1900–2001 PDF

By Gordon Martel

ISBN-10: 1405125748

ISBN-13: 9781405125741

Beneficial compilation of essays protecting the foremost occasions of the 20 th century. status out from this total amazing physique of labor are the contributions at the undertones and factors of WW I (Martel's forte) and 3 chapters on often-overlooked advancements resulting in WW II.

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3, pp. 573–4. Citations to the other quotes can be found in Kimball, Forged in War, p. 11. For additional references to the “policemen” idea, see Warren F. Kimball, “The Sheriffs: FDR’s Postwar World,” in press from the “In the Shadow of FDR” conference, Roosevelt Institute, Hyde Park, NY (September 22–5, 2005). 21 FRUS, 1943, vol. 3, p. 39. 22 The so-called Polish Question is far too complex and lengthy to cover in this essay. Suffice to say that nationalism, religion, and politics all combined to make an inflammatory mix.

Just as the West viewed the Soviet Union as the main threat to western civilization, the Soviet Union saw the East–West contest as an “irreconcilable” struggle; just as Washington interpreted American gains as Soviet losses, Moscow interpreted pro-Americanism as anti-Sovietism. Nevertheless, within the communist bloc there were significantly different approaches to, and perceptions of, the world. Their leaders imposed their own rules on their citizens and the stability of the bloc depended upon the elimination of actual or potential anti-establishment individuals.

11 Perhaps the main strength of the West was its belief that the Soviet system would eventually decay and that democratic/capitalist values would eventually prevail. If this seemed ideologically complacent, it was supported by reality. ”12 The United States and other industrialized countries in the West were the leaders of the “information revolution” in the 1980s. In other words, capitalism and democracy were two existing currencies of the western order. Despite occasional difficulties in balancing the public sector against the private within the market economy, the West had long practiced this method and was 302 SAKI RUTH DOCKRILL not looking for an alternative.

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