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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.
As The Cold War was 'fought' in so many different ways, it gives historians the opportunity to discuss the many ways that you can study the time period. This audio collection looks at how Cold War historians combine traditional sources with other forms of social and cultural history to build an overall view of this conflict.

This material forms part of the Open University course ‘A327 Europe 1914-1989 War, Peace Modernity’

Origins of The Cold War - for iPod/iPhone The Open University

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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.
As The Cold War was 'fought' in so many different ways, it gives historians the opportunity to discuss the many ways that you can study the time period. This audio collection looks at how Cold War historians combine traditional sources with other forms of social and cultural history to build an overall view of this conflict.

This material forms part of the Open University course ‘A327 Europe 1914-1989 War, Peace Modernity’

    Introduction to Origins of the Cold War

    Introduction to Origins of the Cold War

    Different ways of examining the cold war.

    • 4 min
    Transcript -- Introduction to Origins of the Cold War

    Transcript -- Introduction to Origins of the Cold War

    Different ways of examining the cold war.

    Were Europeans players in The Cold War?

    Were Europeans players in The Cold War?

    Professor Anne Deighton explains the changes ways historians approach The Cold War.

    • 4 min
    Transcript -- Were Europeans players in The Cold War?

    Transcript -- Were Europeans players in The Cold War?

    Professor Anne Deighton explains the changes ways historians approach The Cold War.

    The politics of blame during The Cold War

    The politics of blame during The Cold War

    Has there been too much emphasis on the superpowers?

    • 3 min
    Transcript -- The politics of blame during The Cold War

    Transcript -- The politics of blame during The Cold War

    Has there been too much emphasis on the superpowers?

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