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History - Cold War: Getting Started
A special topic guide for researching the Cold War.
Often times using a reference book to begin your research can be the most helpful starting point to explore a topic or find some contextual information. However, even if you have some knowledge of your topic, a reference book could be used to discover leads to more in-depth resources.
You can find general, subject-specific, or data-focused reference books like some of these below searching InfoKat Discovery.
For instance, try the following search terms and applying the filter, "Books," you can see some of these reference works in the results list.
The impact of the Cold War is still being felt around the world today. This single-volume reference captures the events and personalities of the era, while also inspiring critical thinking about this still-controversial period.
A comprehensive five-volume reference on the defining conflict of the second half of the 20th century, covering all aspects of the Cold War as it influenced events around the world. 1,299 entries covering all facets of the Cold War from its origins to its aftermath, including all political, diplomatic, military, social, economic, and cultural aspects of the conflict.