The Fifty-Year Wound: How America’s Cold War Victory Has Shaped Our World
The Fifty-Year Wound is the first cohesively integrated history of the Cold War, one replete with important lessons for today. Drawing upon literature, strategy, biography, and economics — plus an inside perspective from the intelligence community — Derek Leebaert explores what Americans sacrificed at the same time that they achieved the longest great-power peace since Rome fell.
The Fifty Year Wound: The True Price of America’s Cold War Victory
Drawn from literature, strategy, biography, and economics, a meticulously researched history of the Cold War, complete with valuable lessons for today, examines the social, moral, financial, technological, and political sacrifices that America made to win the Cold War–sacrifices that still impact our nation in this day and age. 20,000 first printing.