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What They Don't Tell You About: The Cold War By Robert Fowke

What They Don't Tell You About: The Cold War
by Bob Fowke

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Describes the stand-off between America and Russia and their allies between 1945 and 1990. This book charts the events of the Cold War, from the development of the Iron Curtain to the collapse of the Berlin Wall and its aftermath. It includes explanations of Communism and Capitalism and profiles of world leaders, such as Gorbachev and Kennedy.
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What They Don't Tell You About: The Cold War Summary


What They Don't Tell You About: The Cold War by Bob Fowke

This book describes the long stand-off between America and Russia and their allies between 1945 and 1990. Bob Fowke charts the events of the Cold War, from the development of the Iron Curtain to the collapse of the Berlin Wall and its aftermath. It includes clear explanations of Communism and Capitalism and profiles of key world leaders, such as Gorbachev and Kennedy. With details of the space race, spies and satellites, nuclear weapons, the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Korean War. Written in the lively style common to this series, the author deals with the subject in a sensitive and skillful manner, introducing humour only where appropriate. It comes with black line illustrations throughout.

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What They Don't Tell You About: The Cold War Reviews


'(The series) provides a 'way in' for less confident readers and whets the appetite of history-phobes.' -- Literacy & Learning. 'These bright and breezy books are packed with quirky facts and information. They work equally well as books for dipping into at random or as accessible end-to-end reads.' -- Books for Keeps.

About Bob Fowke


Bob Fowke is an experienced author and illustrator, having created most of the books in the 'What They Don't Tell You About' series. His informative text, humorous writing style and cartoon illustrations combine to produce accessible and entertaining non-fiction books for young readers.

Additional information

GOR001870868
What They Don't Tell You About: The Cold War by Bob Fowke
Bob Fowke
What They Don't Tell You
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hachette Children's Group
2001-05-17
128
0340788070
9780340788073
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.