Select Bibliography of the Cold War

  • Acheson, Dean. Present at the Creation: My Years in the State Department. New York: W. W. Norton, 1987.
  • Blum, Robert M. Drawing the Line: The Origins of the American Containment Policy in East Asia. New York: W. W. Norton, 1982.
  • Bohlen, Charles E. Witness to History, 1929-1969. New York: W. W. Norton, 1973.
  • De Zayas, Alfred M. Nemesis of Potsdam: The Expulsion of the Germans from the East. Lincoln, NE: Nebraska, 1977.
  • Divine, Robert A. Eisenhower and the Cold War. New York: Oxford, 1981.
  • Feis, Herbert. Between War and Peace: The Potsdam Conference. Princeton: Princeton Univeristy Press, 1960.
  • . From Trust to Terror: The Onset of the Cold War, 1945-1950. New York: W. W. Norton, 1970.
  • Gaddis, John Lewis. Strategies of Containment: A Critical Appraisal of Postwar American National Security Policy. New York: Oxford, 1982.
  • Gerstle, Gary. American Crucible: Race and Nation in the Twentieth Century. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001.
  • Hogan, Michael J. The Marshall Plan: America, Britain, and the Reconstruction of Western Europe, 1947-1952. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987.
  • Hoopes, Townsend. The Devil and John Foster Dulles. Boston: Atlantic-Little, Brown, 1973.
  • Kofsky, Frank. Harry S. Truman and the War Scare of 1948: A Successful Campaign to Deceive the Nation. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993.
  • Leebaert, Derek. The Fifty Year War: The True Price of America's Cold War Victory. Boston: Little, Brown, 2002.
  • Leffler, Melvyn P.  The Specter of Communism: The United States and the Origins of the Cold War, 1917-1953. New York: Hill and Wang, 1994.
  • Moskin, J. Robert. Mr. Truman's War: The Final Victories of World War II and the Birth of the Postwar World. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1996.
  • Offner, Arnold A. Another Such Victory: President Truman and the Cold War 1945-1953. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2002.
  • Paterson, Thomas G. Soviet-American Confrontation: Postwar Reconstruction and the Origins of the Cold War. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1973.
  • Smith, Gaddis. Dean Acheson. New York: Cooper Square, 1972.
  • Theoharis, Athan G. The Yalta Myths: An Issue in U.S. Politics, 1945-1955. Columbia: Missouri, 1970.