Sources|Books

Bibliography
General Sources (These are sources used multiple times throughout the Series)

Barrass, Gordon S. The Great Cold War: A Journey Through the Hall of Mirrors. Stanford, Calif: Stanford Security Studies/Stanford University Press, 2009.

A Failed Empire: The Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev. University of North Carolina: University of North Carolina, 2009.

Fink, Carole. Cold War: An International History. 2016.

Harper, John Lamberton. The Cold War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Kissinger, Henry. Diplomacy. [Place of publication not identified]: Simon & Schuster, 1995.

LaFeber, Walter. America, Russia, and the Cold War, 1945-2006. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2008.

Leffler, Melvyn P., and Odd Arne Westad. The Cambridge History of the Cold War Volume 2. Volume 2. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Westad, Odd Arne. The Global Cold War: Third World Interventions and the Making of Our Times. 2005.

Episode 57: The War at Sea 1945-1950

Black, Jeremy. The Cold War: A Military History. 2015.

Bonner, Kermit, Kit Bonner, and Carolyn Bonner. The Cold War at Sea: An Illustrated History. Osceola: MBI Publishing, 2000.

Meilinger, Phillip. The Admirals’ Revolt of 1949: Lessons for Today. USA: US Army War College, 1989. http://www.dtic.mil/ditc/tr/fulltext/u2/a517025.pdf.

Meilinger, Phillip. “The Admirals’ Revolt of 1949: Lessons for Today.” (n.d.).

Polmar, Norman. Chronology of the Cold War at Sea, 1945-1991. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1998.

Episode 56: Air Power 1945-1950

Black, Jeremy. The Cold War: A Military History. 2015.

Olsen, John Andreas. Global Air Power. Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books, 2011.

Taylor, J. W. R., and R. A. Mason. Aircraft, Strategy and Operations of the Soviet Air Force. London: Jane’s, 1986.

Winchester, Jim. Military Aircraft of the Cold War. New York: Chartwell Books, 2012.

Episode 55: Land Warfare 1945-1950

“AK-47 : Life History | TALES OF THE GUN ( Documentary ).” YouTube. November 22, 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ay0FZnP9Ag&t=1397s.

“The AK-47 Screams Reliability, but Has a Questionable Past (Cold War Rifles).” YouTube. December 28, 2017. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yjzyzO0vYQ.

Black, Jeremy. The Cold War: A Military History. 2015.

Haskew, Michael E. Modern Tanks and Artillery, 1945-Present: The Authoritative Illustrated History. 2014.

Episode 54: Sino-Soviet Alliance 1945-1960

Martel, Gordon. A Companion to International History 1900-2001. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2007.

Thornton, Richard C. Odd Man Out: Truman, Stalin, Mao, and the Origins of the Korean War. Washington, D.C.: Brassey’s, 2001.

Xia, Yafeng. Mao and the Sino-Soviet Partnership, 1945-1959 – a New History. 2017.

Zhang, Shu Guang. Economic Cold War: America’s Embargo against China and the Sino – Soviet Alliance, 1949-1963. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 2001.

Episode 53: Mao 1893-1949

Chang, Jung, and Jon Halliday. Mao: The Unknown Story. 2012.

Short, Philip. Mao: A Life. New York: Owl Books, 2001.

Episode 52:The Chinese Civil War 1945-1949

S. C. M Paine, The Wars for Asia, 1911-1949 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014),

Suzanne Pepper, Civil War in China: The Political Struggle, 1945-1949 (Lanham, Md: Roman & Littlefield Publishers,

1. Hans J Van de Ven, China at War: Triumph and Tragedy in the Emergence of the New China 1937-1952 (2017)

Episode 51:The War of Resistance 1937-1945

Paine, S. C. M. The Wars for Asia, 1911-1949. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Van de Ven, Hans J. China at War: Triumph and Tragedy in the Emergence of the New China 1937-1952. 2017.

Episode 50: Chinese Civil War 1923-1937

Paine, S. C. M. The Wars for Asia, 1911-1949. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Van de Ven, Hans J. China at War: Triumph and Tragedy in the Emergence of the New China 1937-1952. 2017.

Episode 49: Prelude to the Chinese Civil War  

Paine, S. C. M. The Wars for Asia, 1911-1949. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Van de Ven, Hans J. China at War: Triumph and Tragedy in the Emergence of the New China 1937-1952. 2017.

Episode 48: Occupation of Japan

Allinson, Gary D. Japan’s Postwar History. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2004.

Dower, John W., and Edward Lewis. Embracing Defeat: [Japan in the Wake of World War II]. [Ashland, Or.]: Blackstone Audio, 2012.

Episode 47: Prelude to Occupation  

Allinson, Gary D. Japan’s Postwar History. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2004.

Barnes, Dayna L. Architects of Occupation: American Experts and the Planning for Postwar Japan. 2017.

Dower, John W., and Edward Lewis. Embracing Defeat: [Japan in the Wake of World War II]. [Ashland, Or.]: Blackstone Audio, 2012.


Episode 46: The Decline and Fall of Imperial Japan

Allinson, Gary D. Japan’s Postwar History. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2004.

Paine, Sarah C. M. The Japanese Empire: Grand Strategy from the Meiji Restoration to the Pacific War. 2017.

“The Shock of the Atomic Bomb and Japan’s Decision to Surrender:” Pacific Historical Review, 67, no. 4 (November 1998), 477-512.

Episode 45: The Power of the Mafia
Raab, Selwyn. Five Families: The Rise, Decline, and Resurgence of America’s Most Powerful Mafia Empires. 2016.

Reppetto, Thomas A., and Paul Costanzo. American Mafia: A History of Its Rise to Power. 2017.

Episode 44: The Rise of The Mafia in The United States
Raab, Selwyn. Five Families: The Rise, Decline, and Resurgence of America’s Most Powerful Mafia Empires. 2016.

Reppetto, Thomas A., and Paul Costanzo. American Mafia: A History of Its Rise to Power. 2017.

Episode 43: Soviet Spy Master Lavrentiy Beria

Knight, Amy W. Beria: Stalin’s First Lieutenant. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996.

Episode 42: American Spy Master J. Edger Hoover

Summers, Anthony. Official and Confidential The Secret Life of J. Edgar Hoover. Newburyport: Open Road Media, 2013.

Weiner, Tim. Enemies: A History of the FBI. London: Penguin, 1993.

Episode 41 – FBI in the early Cold War

Jeffreys-Jones, Rhodri. The FBI: A History. New Haven, Conn: Yale University Press, 2008.

Theoharis, Athan G. Chasing Spies: How the FBI Failed in Counterintelligence but Promoted the Politics of McCarthyism in the Cold War Years. Chicago (Ill.): I.R. Dee, 2002.

Theoharis, Athan G. The FBI & American Democracy: A Brief Critical History. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2004.

United States. FBI History. [Washington, D.C.]: Federal Bureau of Investigation, 2003.

Weiner, Tim. Enemies: A History of the FBI. London: Penguin, 2013.

Episode 40 – NSA in the Early Cold War

Budiansky, Stephen. Code Warriors: NSA’s Codebreakers and the Secret Intelligence War against the Soviet Union. 2017.

Episode 39 – CIA – Early Cold War
Jeffreys-Jones, Rhodri. The CIA and American Democracy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003.

Prados, John. Safe for Democracy: The Secret Wars of the CIA. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, Inc, 2009.

Schror, Richard E. The Foundation of the CIA: Harry Truman, The Missouri Gang, and the Origins of the Cold War. 2017.

Episode 38 – World Bank and International Monetary Fund

Eichengreen, Barry J. Globalizing Capital: A History of the International Monetary System. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1996.

Mason, Edward Sagendorph, and Robert E. Asher. The World Bank Since Bretton Woods; The Origins, Policies, Operations, and Impact of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Other Members of the World Bank Group: the International Finance Corporation, the International Development Association [and] the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. Washington: Brookings Institution, 1973.

Episode 37 The United Nations 1945-1950

Kennedy, Paul Michael. The Parliament of Man: The United Nations and the Quest for World Government. London: Penguin Books, 2007.

Meisler, Stanley. United Nations: A History. New York: Grove Press, 2011.

Schlesinger, Stephen C. Act of Creation: The Founding of the United Nations : a Story of Superpowers, Secret Agents, Wartime Allies and Enemies, and Their Quest for a Peaceful World. Boulder, Colo: Westview, 2005.

Episode 36 – The First Arab-Israeli War Early Cold War in the Middle East

Lorch, Netanel. The Edge of the Sword: Israel’s War of Independence, 1947-1949. Norwalk, Conn: Easton Press, 1991.

Morris, Benny. 1948. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008.

Takeyh, Ray, and Steven Simon. The Pragmatic Superpower Winning the Cold War in the Middle East. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc, 2016.

Episode 35 – The Iran Crisis 1945-50 Early Cold War in the Middle East
Khalidi, Rashid. Sowing Crisis: The Cold War and American Dominance in the Middle East. Boston: Beacon Press, 2010.
Takeyh, Ray, and Steven Simon. The Pragmatic Superpower Winning the Cold War in the Middle East. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc, 2016.
*General sources used in creation of Episode

Episode 34 – Soviet Gulag
Applebaum, Anne. Gulag: A History of the Soviet Camps. London: Penguin, 2004.

Chlevnjuk, Oleg Vasil’eviď. History of the Gulag: From Collectivization to the Great Terror. London: Yale University Press, 2013.

Gregory, Paul R., and Valery Lazarev. Economics of Forced Labor. Hoover Institution Press, 2013.

Episode 33 -Soviet Empire 1944-1953
Applebaum, Anne. Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956. 2013.

Hitchcock, William I. The Struggle for Europe: The Turbulent History of a Divided Continent, 1945 to the Present. New York: Anchor Books, 2004.

Inside the Kremlin’s Cold War: From Stalin to Krushchev. Harvard: Harvard University Press, 1997.
*General sources used in creation of Episode

Episode 32 Ho Chi Minh & General Gaip
Currey, Cecil B. Victory at Any Cost: The Genius of Viet Nam’s Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap (Potomac’s the Warriors Series). Potomac Books, 2005.

Ho Chi Minh: A Life. New York: Hachette Books, 2012.

Episode 31 French-Indo-China war

Fall, Bernard B., and Bernard Fall. Street Without Joy: The French Debacle in Indochina. Mechanicsburg: Stackpole Books, 2005.

Giles, Frank. The Locust Years: The Story of the Fourth Republic, 1946-1958. New York: Carroll & Graf, 1994.

Kelly, George Armstrong. Lost Soldiers: The French Army and Empire in Crisis 1947-1962. Cambridge: The M.I.T. Press, Massachussets Institute of Technology, 1965.

Logevall, Fredrik. Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2014.

Rioux, Jean-Pierre, and Godfrey Rogers. The Fourth Republic, 1944-1958. Cambridge [u.a.]: Cambridge Univ. Press [u.a.], 1989.

Episode 30 – France – The Late French Empire 1945- 1956

Gildea, Robert. France since 1945. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.
Giles, Frank. The Locust Years: The Story of the Fourth Republic, 1946-1958. New York: Carroll & Graf, 1994.

Rioux, Jean-Pierre, and Godfrey Rogers. The Fourth Republic, 1944-1958. Cambridge [u.a.]: Cambridge Univ. Press [u.a.], 1989.

Episode 29 – Hayek – Road to Serfdom
Linden, David, and Nick Broten. The Road to Serfdom. 2017.

Phillips-Fein, Kim. Invisible Hands: The Businessmen’s Crusade against the New Deal. 2010.

Episode 28 -Malayan Emergency 1948-1960

Barber, Noel. The War of the Running Dogs: Malaya 1948-1960. London: Cassell Military, 2004.

Jackson, Robert. The Malayan Emergency and Indonesian Confrontation: The Commonwealth’s Wars, 1948-1966. 2011.

Episode 27 – Kashmir The First Indo-Pakistan War
Ganguly, Sumit. Conflict Unending: Indo-Pakistani Tensions Since 1947. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002.

Von Tunzelmann, Alex. Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire. New York: Picador, 2008.

Episode 26 – The Decline of the British Raj and rise of India

McGarr, Paul M. The Cold War in South Asia: Britain, the United States and the Indian Subcontinent, 1945-1965. 2015.
Rawding, F. W. Gandhi and the Struggle for India’s Independence. Minneapolis: Published in cooperation with Cambridge University Press [by] Lerner Publications Co, 1982.
Von Tunzelmann, Alex. Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire. New York: Picador, 2008.
Episode 25 – 1984
Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World Revisited. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958.

Orwell, George, and Ralph Steadman. Animal Farm: A Fairy Story. 1995.

Van Halen (Musical group). 1984. Burbank, Calif: Warner Bros, 2000.

Zami︠a︡tin, Evgeniĭ Ivanovich, and Natasha Randall. We. New York: Modern Library, 2006.
Episode 24 – British Intelligence 1945-1950
Aldrich, Richard J. The Hidden Hand: Britain, America and Cold War Secret Intelligence. London: John Murray (Publishers) Ltd, 2002.

Andrew, Christopher M. Defend the Realm: The Authorized History of MI5. New York: Vintage Books, 2010.

Jeffery, Keith, and John Curless. The Secret History of MI6. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books, 2011.

Episode 23 – The Late British Empire 1945 -1955

Darwin, John. The Empire Project The Rise and Fall of the British World-System, 1830-1970. 2014.

Edgerton, David. Warfare State: Britain, 1920 -1970. Cambridge [u.a.]: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2008.

Heinlein, Frank. British Government Policy and Decolonisation 1945 -63: Scrutinising the Official Mind. [Place of publication not identified]: Routledge, 2015.

Hyam. Britain’s Declining Empire:The Road to Decolonisation, 1918-1968. Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Jones, Arthur Creech. New Fabian Colonial Essavs. 1959.

MacKenzie, John M. 1984. “The Imperial Exhibitions”. Propaganda and Empire: the Manipulation of British Public Opinion, 1880-1960.

Mair, L.P. Welfare In The British Colonies. 2007.

McCarthy, Thomas. Race, Empire, and the Idea of Human Development. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
*General sources used in creation of Episode

Episode 22 – The Fall of the Dutch East Indies and the Rise of Indonesia 1945-1949

Anderson, Benedict Richard O’Gorman. Java in a Time of Revolution: Occupation and Resistance, 1944 – 1946. Jakarta [u.a.]: Equinox Publ, 2006.

Reid, Anthony. To Nation by Revolution: Indonesia in the 20th Century. 2013, Pasir Panjang: Institute of Southeast Asian, 2013.

Episode 21 – Decolonization

Betts, Raymond, and Raymond F. Betts. Decolonization (The Making of the Contemporary World). Abingdon: Routledge, 2004.

Darwin, John. After Tamerlane: The Rise and Fall of Global Empires, 1400-2000. New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2010.

James, Leslie, and Elisabeth Leake. Decolonization and the Cold War: Negotiating Independence. London: Bloomsbury, 2016.

Kennedy, Dane Keith. Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction. 2016.

Rothermund, Dietmar. The Routledge Companion to Decolonization. Abingdon: Routledge, 2000.

Episode 20 – The Two Germany’s 1945-1953

Smyser, W. R. From Yalta to Berlin: The Cold War Struggle Over Germany. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000.
*General sources used in creation of Episode

Episode 19 – Cold War in Scandinavia 1945-1970

Olesen, Thorsten B. The Cold War and the Nordic Countries: Historiography at a Crossroads. Odense: University Press of Southern Denmark, 2004.

Episode 18 – Cambridge 5

Andrew, Christopher M. Defend the Realm: The Authorized History of MI5. New York: Vintage Books, 2010.

Lownie, Andrew, and Steven Crossley. Stalin’s Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring. 2017.

Mitrokhin, Vasili, and Andrew Christopher, . The Sword And The Shield: The Mitrokhin Archive And The Secret History Of The KGB. New York: Perseus Publishing, 1999.
Episode 17 -Soviet Atomic Bomb
Holloway, David. Stalin and the Bomb: The Soviet Union and Atomic Energy, 1939-1956. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996.

Episode 16 – KGB

Haynes, John Earl, and Harvey Klehr. Early Cold War Spies: The Espionage Trials That Shaped American Politics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Mitrokhin, Vasili, and Andrew Christopher, . The Sword And The Shield: The Mitrokhin Archive And The Secret History Of The KGB. New York: Perseus Publishing, 1999.

Romerstein, Herbert, and Eric Breindel. The Venona Secrets: Exposing Soviet Espionage and America’s Traitors. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Pub, 2001.

Weinstein, Allen, and Aleksandr Vasil’ev. The Haunted Wood: Soviet Espionage in America – the Stalin Era. New York: Modern Library, 2006.

Episode 15 – NATO

Duignan, Peter. NATO: Its Past, Present, and Future. Stanford, Calif: Hoover Inst. Press, 2000.

Heiss, Mary Ann. NATO and the Warsaw Pact: Intrabloc Conflicts. Kent State University Press, 2013.

Lindley-French, Julian. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization: The Enduring Alliance. London: Routledge, 2015.

Episode 14 – Tito Bevin

Ridley, Jasper. Tito: A Biography by Jasper Ridley. Philadelphia: Trans-Atlantic Publications, 1994.

Weiler, Peter. Ernest Bevin (Routledge Revivals). London: Taylor and Francis, 2016.

Episode 13 – Molotov | Forestall

Hoopes, Townsend. Driven Patriot: The Life and Times of James Forrestal. Newport Beach, CA: Books on Tape, 1993.

Roberts, Geoffrey. Molotov: Stalin’s Cold Warrior. Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books, 2012.

Episode 12- 1948 Election

Busch, Andrew. Truman’s Triumphs: The 1948 Election and the Making of Postwar America. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 2012.

Karabell, Zachary. Last Campaign: How Harry Truman Won the 1948 Election. Vintage, 2007.

Pietrusza, David. 1948: Harry Truman’s Improbable Victory and the Year That Transformed America’s Role in the World. New York: Union Square Press, 2011.

Episode 11-Berlin Airlift

Haydock, Michael D. City Under Siege: The Berlin Blockade and Airlift, 1948-1949. Washington: Brassey’s, 1999.

Miller, Roger G. To Save a City: The Berlin Airlift, 1948-1949. 2015.

Wallace, Chris. Character: Profiles in Presidential Courage. New York: Rugged Land, 2005.

Episode 10 Cold War in the Mediterranean

Gildea, Robert. France since 1945. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.
Killinger, Charles L. The History of Italy. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 2002.

Lowe, Keith, and John Lee. Savage Continent Europe in the Aftermath of World War II. [United States]: Tantor Audio, 2012.

*General sources used in creation of Episode

Episode 9-Marshall Plan

Lowe, Keith, and John Lee. Savage Continent Europe in the Aftermath of World War II. [United States]: Tantor Audio, 2012.
Mills, Nicolaus. Winning the Peace: The Marshall Plan and America’s Coming of Age As a Superpower. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2008.
*General sources used in creation of Episode

Episode 8 America Re-arms 1945-1950

Gaddis, John Lewis. Strategies of Containment: A Critical Appraisal of Postwar American National Security Policy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.
*General sources used in creation of Episode

Episode 7 Capitalism

Appleby, Joyce Oldham. The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism. New York: W.W. Norton, 2011.

Brands, H. W. American Colossus. New York: Anchor, 2011.

Cohen, Lizabeth. A Consumers’ Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America. New York: Vintage Books, 2004.

Ewen, Stuart. Captains Of Consciousness Advertising And The Social Roots Of The Consumer Culture. Basic Books, 2008.

Ewen, Stuart. PR!: A Social History of Spin. New York: Basic Books, 1996.

Frank, Thomas C. The Conquest of Cool: Business Culture, Counterculture, and the Rise of Hip Consumerism. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2006.

Frieden, Jeffry A. Global Capitalism: Its Fall and Rise in the Twentieth Century. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2007.

Kocka, Jürgen, and Jeremiah Riemer. Capitalism: A Short History. 2018.

Phillips-Fein, Kim. Invisible Hands: The Businessmen’s Crusade against the New Deal. 2010.

Episode 6 Truman/Attlee

McCullough, David, and Nelson Runger. Truman. Prince Frederick, Md: Recorded Books, 2017.

Thomas-Symonds, Nicklaus. Attlee: A Life in Politics. I.B. Tauris, 2014.

Episode 5 Stalin

Johnson, Paul. Stalin: The Kremlin Mountaineer. Amazon Publishing, 2014.

Kotkin, Stephen. Stalin. Volume 1, Volume 1. 2015.

Episode 4 Who started the Cold War

Applebaum, Anne. Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956. 2013.

Lowe, Keith, and John Lee. Savage Continent Europe in the Aftermath of World War II. [United States]: Tantor Audio, 2012.
*General sources used in creation of Episode

Episode 3 Communism

Pipes, Richard. Communism: A History. New York: Modern Library, 2003.

Priestland, David. The Red Flag: Communism and the Making of the Modern World. London: Penguin, 2010.

Tucker, Robert C., ‎ Friedrich Engels, and Karl Marx. The Marx-Engels Reader. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1978.

Episode 2 The Political Origins of the Cold War
*General sources used in creation of Episode

Episode 1 The Ideological Origins of the of the Cold war
*General sources used in creation of Episode & material from my graduate thesis