Cold War historians

These pages contain summaries of notable Cold War historians. These academics and authors have published significant works that have added to the historiography of the Cold War, as well as our understanding of the events of 1945-91. These summaries have been researched and compiled by Alpha History authors. Each page contains a brief biography, a summary of the historian’s perspective and a few quotations. We welcome ideas and contributions for existing pages or suggestions for new pages. If you would like to suggest a Cold War historian for inclusion here, please contact Alpha History.

Gar Alperovitz

Herbert Feis

Denna Fleming

Francis Fukuyama

John Lewis Gaddis

Eric Hobsbawm

Samuel P. Huntington

Christopher Lasch

Ernest May

Richard Pipes

Arthur Schlesinger Jnr.

William Appleman Williams

Daniel Yergin