Apr. 13: Reagan and Cold War II

 

Topics:
  The Arms Buildup, SDI, Rollback
Readings:
 

Required:
Paterson, American Foreign Relations, pp. 431-54.

Gaddis, Strategies of Containment, pp. 349-62.

Stephen Kinzer, "Our Man in Honduras," The New York Review of Books, September 20, 2001, pp. 40-43.


Suggested:
Raymond Garthoff, Detente and Confrontation: American-Soviet Relations from Nixon to Reagan (Washington, D.C.: Brookings, 1985).

Merrill and Paterson, Major Problems in American Foreign Relations, pp. 496-501.

Don Oberdorfer, The Turn: From The Cold War to a New Era: The United States and the Soviet Union, 1983-1990. New York: Poseidon Press, 1991, pp. 15-47.

 

 
Additional Resources:
  PowerPoint Presentation