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Lecture 14- Mar 24

Lecture 14- Mar 24 - Cold War and cold war Capitalization...

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Cold War and cold war Capitalization of the term “Cold War” ca. 1948-88 o Historical epic and political process “Cold War” as a historical construction o Extent and limits as a period and historiography o Idea as being contained as a conflict between Soviet Union and U.S.  has its own problems Historians differ on idea of what constitutes the time period of  the Cold War When did the imperial values of the U.S. and Soviet Union  begin?   “cold war” as a process o War as a constant present in American culture and history o As important as the “Cold War” o Is it just a stage of empire?  o Has to do with the organization of peacetime and convincing people  outside of the U.S. to side with the U.S.  o Epics of the transformation of cold war periods Innovation – late 1930s - U.S. organization against the Axis  threat for the development of policies to be applied to others Improvisation – late 1940s – responses to strategic policies and  idea of freedom. The U.S. was a freer society also in terms of  western Europe; the U.S. had something to give to the West East-West cold war – sense of trans-Atlantic strategic  interests Globalization – 1949-1959 (Chinese revolution to Cuban  Revolution) – open-ended, global, militarized Modernization – (Cuban revolution to U.S. space program) –  show the world that the U.S. was the most modern Marginalization  – late 1960s and 1970s – reduction of East- West ideology, recognizing diminishing resources for U.S.  foreign policy, fought in the 3 rd  world Revivalism – 1979-1989 – the cold war revives as an ideological  struggle beginning with Jimmy Carter. The missionary impulse 
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