Through a lens of primary sources, this fascinating book looks at the pivotal crisis of the Cold War during which the Soviet Union set up nuclear missiles in Cuba. The key leaders, including Fidel Castro, Nikita Khrushchev, and John F. Kennedy are introduced, and the complexities of the crisis are covered including proxy wars and communication systems. Relations today between countries are examined to consider whether a new Cold War may be looming. Uncovering the Past: Analyzing Primary Sources History is in the past, but the way we view it is always changing. This remarkable series examines the historical evidence of events in history giving insight into why evidence is created and by how it can be analyzed and interpreted in various how controversies in history can develop. Book jacket.
The Cold War and the Cuban Missle Crisis
Crabtree Publishing Company
Uncovering the Past: Analyzing Primary Sources