History by Country . A . B . C . D . E . F . G . HI . JK . L . M . N . OP . QR . S . TUV . WXYZ
History by Period . 1000-1300 . 1300-1490 . 1490-1562 . 1562-1648 . 1649-1789 . 1789-1815
1815-49 . 1849-80 . 1880-1914 . 1914-18 . 1918-39 . 1939-45 . 1945-49 . 1949-69 . 1969-91 . since 1991

Early Cold War
First posted on March 15th 2003, last revised on October 19th 2008






Democratic Europe : Policies, Trends Expansion of the Welfare State . European Integration (Cont.) . Leasure Society . Economic Development since 1969 . Social, Demographic Developments . Spectrum of Social Protest . Urban Terrorism . Political Trends in European Democracies
Socialist Block : Policies, Trends Concrete Heads . Economic Decline . Social, Demographic Developments . Protest in Socialist Societies . Socialist Leisure Society . Trends in Socialist Societies
Late Cold War Events Sino-Soviet Conflict . Oil Crisis, 1973-1979 . War in Afghanistan . Olympic Boycotts . Collapse of Communism . Arab-Israeli Conflict (Cont.) . Struggle against Apartheid (Cont.) . US and Latin America (Cont.) . Indochina . First Gulf War, 1980-1988 . Second Gulf War, 1990-1991
Organizations UN (Cont.) . IMF (Cont.) . Non-Aligned Movement . NATO (Cont.) . Warsaw Pact (Cont.) . OECD . COMECON (Cont.) . EEC/EC/EU . EFTA (Cont.) . Council of Europe (Cont.) . Nordic Council (Cont.)
By Country Britain . France . Netherlands . Belgium . Switzerland . Italy . Malta . Norway . Sweden . Denmark . Finland . Ireland . Iceland . West Germany . East Germany . Austria . Spain . Portugal . Greece . Turkey . Cyprus
Berlin . USSR . Poland . Czechoslovakia . Hungary . Romania . Bulgaria . East Germany . Yugoslavia . Albania
By Region South America . Central America and the Caribbean . Sub-Saharan Africa . North Africa and Middle East . Central, South, Southeast and East Asia . Pacific


Students' Papers : Europe Lim, Hyung Kyu, Ostpolitik (2008)
Choi, Solbi, The Rise and Fall of Romania's Dictator Nicolae Ceausescu (2008)
Woo, Na Young, A Historical Summary of Berlin's Architectural Controversy (2007)
Kim, Kyun, Urban Terrorism in Italy 1969-1980 (2007)
Kim, Gi Yoon, Korean Miners in West Germany, 1963-1978 (2006)
Choi, Hena, Comparison of Economic Changes in Czechoslovakia and Bulgaria Coming with the Fall of Communism (2006)
Lee, Woo Chan, History of the Hare Krishna Movement (2006)
Kim, Changhyun, The North-South Divide and Margaret Thatcher (2005)
Kim, Changhyun, Thatcherism (2005)
Students' Papers : Asia Sim, Chi-Kyu, A Comparison of the Economic Development of the Republic of Korea and the Philippines since Independence (2008)
Kim, Youngmin, The South Vietnamese Economy during the Vietnam War, 1954-1975 (2007)
Choi, Eunsol, The History of Kazakhstan as Reflected in the New York Times 1920-1969 (2007)
Yang, Eunmo, Modernization of Nepal under the Shah Dynasty 1951-1991 (2007)
Kim, Kyung Mook, History of the Civil War in Sri Lanka since 1983 (2006)
Cheong, Purun, Goa and East Timor. A Comparison of the History of Two Former Portuguese Colonies (2006)
Kim, Gi Yoon, Korean Miners in West Germany, 1963-1978 (2006)
Lee, Seong Min, ASEAN : Brief History and Its Problems (2006)
Lee, Woo Chan, History of the Hare Krishna Movement (2006)
Suh, Jung-Kyu, An Analysis of the U.S. Diplomacy in the Era of President Nixon's Detente : A Case Study of Chile and South Korea (2006)
Kim, Hyun Ho, History of Economic Exchange between Saudi-Arabia and Korea (2005)
Students' Papers : Other Lee, Woo Chan, History of the Hare Krishna Movement (2006)
Suh, Jung-Kyu, An Analysis of the U.S. Diplomacy in the Era of President Nixon's Detente : A Case Study of Chile and South Korea (2006)


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External Files
Timelines
Chronology of World History, by K. Polsson, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991
Timelines of World History, by Algis Ratnikas, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987A, 1987B, 1988, 1989, 1990A, 1990B, 1990C, 1991A, 1991B
Wikipedia (English edition) 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991
Speedy Look (French perspective, in (sometimes awkward) English : 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991
Cronologia, by Francomputer, in Italian, 1951-1977, 1989-1993
Wikipedia : 1969 Albanian, Belarussian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian edition; pages have links to previous and subsequent years
External Files
Links
Cold War Hot Links, posted by David Price
External Files
Narrative Sources
Cold War International History Project (CWIHP At Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Cold War Policies 1945-1991, from History at USD
Cold War, from CNN Interactive
The European Navigator
DOCUMENTS Virtual Archive, from CWIHP
National Security Archive, at GWU
Documents related to American Foreign Policy, Cold War, posted by Mt. Holyoke
Cold War History, from US Air Force Museum
Treaties on War and Peace, from Det Danske Fredsakademiet, lots of treaties, many clickable; Danish language site, most links lead to English language treaties
CNN Interview with George F. Kennan (1996), posted by CNN Interactive
FX History, Historical Exchange Rates since 1994
REFERENCE Britannica Book of the Year 1969-1989
Statesman's Yearbook 1980-81, 1983-84, 1985-86, 1987-88, 1989-90, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1997-98, 1998-99, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 [G]
John W. Young, The Longman Companion to Cold War and Detente 1941-91 (Longman Companions to History), London : Longman 1993, 355 pp. [G]
Derek Urwin, Dictionary of European History & Politics since 1945, London : Longman 1996 [G]
Reference
Statistics
B.R. Mitchell, International Historical Statistics, Europe 1750-1988, NY : Stockton Press 1992 [G]