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Cold War: Topic resources

The Cold War

Websites

Books

There are many books about the Cold War in our library. The majority of these can be found in the 909.82 section of the library, though many of these will focus on the US perspective. There are also books in the American history section that pertains to each of the presidents in office (973.2). Look for general histories in the area of the library that pertains to your country of interest. Use the library catalog to find books; be sure to put the words "cold war" inside quotation marks. You might search "cold war" russia, "cold war" nuclear,  "cuban missle crisis", etc.

Subscription databases

A lot of information about aspects of the Cold War can be found using our subscription databases: