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The Cold War


Databases

World Book Encyclopedia (if searching for Cold War and your country doesn't work, find an overview article about your country and look within the "history" section of the article.)
Encyclopedia Britannica (if searching for Cold War and your country doesn't work, find an overview article about your country and look within the "history" section of the article.)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
World History: The Modern Era (ABC-Clio)
World History in Context (Gale)
Global Issues in Context (contemporary issues/impact)

E-Books
The Cold War: A Student Encyclopedia(Can take a long time to load! Look for your country in the index)
The Encyclopedia of the Cold War: A Political, Social, and Military History (Can take a long time to load! Look for your country in the index)

Selected Web Resources
  • CNN Interactive-The Cold War CNN Interactive editors and producers traveled to Berlin, Budapest, Prague and Warsaw to compile interactive images of Cold War landmarks. A separate reporting team journeyed through America's Cold War heartland -- Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada and California -- home to many of the laboratories, test sites, missile silos and mountain fortresses that helped create and define America's role in the Nuclear Age.
  • Cold War International History Project
    The Cold War International History Project disseminates new information and perspectives on the history of the Cold War, in particular new findings from previously inaccessible sources on the former Communist world. (Search link is on left. Also see "Regions" links on lower left.)