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Cold War for iPad

From 1945 to 1991 the world was gripped and divided by the Cold War, a struggle for hegemony between Western capitalist democracy and Soviet communism. ...

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From 1945 to 1991 the world was gripped and divided by the Cold War, a struggle for hegemony between Western capitalist democracy and Soviet communism. For almost five decades, each strived to outsmart, outdo and outlast the other. The effects of the Cold War rippled and reverberated around the world, changing the lives of millions. The Cold War played a pivotal role in shaping and defining the modern world. The Cold War for iPad contains 41 chapters, written especially for this app by Alpha History authors and qualified historians (no public domain or Wikipedia content). Each chapter contains an audio reading of the text, so you can read along or use Cold War for iPad as an audiobook. Chapters also feature great images and cartoons, hand-picked for their historical value. There's also a useful collection of support material, including embedded videos, a timeline, a comprehensive glossary, and a 'strange but true' trivia section. And if that's not enough, you can test your Cold War knowledge with eight multiple choice quizzes and six interactive crosswords. Chapter list 1. Introduction 2. What is communism? 3. Communist Russia 4. Capitalist America 5. Wartime conferences 6. Iron Curtain 7. Truman Doctrine 8. Marshall Plan 9. A divided Germany 10. Berlin Blockade 11. NATO & Warsaw Pact 12. Nuclear weapons 13. Reds under the bed 14. McCarthyism 15. Anti-Red propaganda 16. Nikita Khrushchev 17. Kitchen debate 18. The Space Race 19. Communist China 20. Mao Zedong 21. Korean War 22. Kim Il-Sung 23. Domino Theory 24. Vietnam 25. Hungary 26. Espionage 27. Gary Powers and the U2 28. Berlin Crisis 29. Berlin Wall 30. Fidel Castro 31. John F. Kennedy 32. Cuban Missile Crisis 33. Prague Spring 34. Detente 35. Around the world 36. Soviets in Afghanistan 37. Ronald Reagan 38. Cold War rebooted 39. Glasnot and perestroika 40. The winds of change 41. Fall of the Berlin Wall Cold War for iPad is ideal for casual readers, newcomers to the topic, and especially for students at senior levels, including: - Senior secondary and high school History courses - IB, AP and other diploma-level History courses (US) - GSCE and A-level (UK) - VCE, HSC and other Australian courses - undergraduate or college students seeking an accessible introduction to the Cold War For more information about the Cold War, visit Alpha History's comprehensive website, containing topic pages, images, videos, documents and more. http://alphahistory.com/coldwar/


Technical specifications

Version: 1.1

Size: 124.89 MB


Price: $ 2.17

Developed by Alpha History

Day of release: 2012-06-28

Recommended age: 4+

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