Losing Our Souls by Edward Pessen
The American Experience in the Cold War

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The first book to sum up the consequences of the cold war for Americans. A searching account of the costs of the cold war Ovictory' that we are celebrating—not only the material price but the blight on our ideas, ideals, and institutions. —James MacGregor Burns

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Published August 1, 1993 by Ivan R. Dee. 257 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, War. Non-fiction

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The basis for Pessen's stance is his perception of Soviet intent, which he gleans from actions, documents, and comments of the period, most of them jarringly at odds with the notion that the postwar USSR ``was an imperialistic state dedicated to extending its power over the entire world.'' Pessen...

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