Books written by Odd Arne Westad

The Cold War

Basic Books | September 5, 2017 | 720 pages
From a Bancroft Prize-winning scholar, a new global history of the Cold War and its ongoing impact around the world In The Cold War, Odd Arne Westad offers a new perspective on a century when a superpower rivalry and an ideological war transformed every corner of our globe. We traditionally think... More Info

The Penguin History of the World

January 30, 2014 | 1264 pages
The Penguin History of the World tells the entire story of human endeavour in all its grandeur and folly, drama and pain in a single book; beautifully written, authoritative and thrilling. Now this landmark bestseller has been completely overhauled - not just bringing it up to date, but revising it... More Info

The Cold War

Oxford University Press, USA | September 2, 2004 | 694 pages
The Cold War contains a selection of official and unofficial documents which provide a truly multi-faceted account of the entire Cold War era. The experiences of the East Berlin housewife are placed alongside those of the South African student; the participation of political leaders from Europe and... More Info

The Global Cold War

Cambridge Univ Pr | February 19, 2007 | 484 pages
The Cold War shaped the world we live in today - its politics, economics, and military affairs. This book shows how the globalization of the Cold War during the last century created the foundations for most of the key conflicts we see today, including the War on Terror. It focuses on how the Third... More Info