On-line Reference Sources
Britannica online school edition http://school.eb.com.au/
Accessible through the library web page from the online resources' tab, or simply type in the address.Students may need to borrow headphones to access multimedia files.Each article has links to Best websites' and Journals and magazines'
994 AUS Australia though time: 126 years
of Australian history. 2nd ed.
Sydney: Random House, 1994.
994.003 AUS The Australian encyclopedia. 1988.
5th ed. Terrys Hill NSW: Australian Geographic Society, 1988.
994 AUS Australians. Broadway. NSW: Fairfax Syme & Weldon, 1987.
909.82 CHR Ross, John, ed. 1999, Chronicle of the
20th century, Ringwood, Vic.:Viking, 1999.
909 HIS History behind the headlines. Volume 4 : the origins of conflicts worldwide / Detroit , Mich. :Gale, 2002.
909 HIS Vol 01 History of the modern world. New York :Marshall Cavendish, 2000.
909.82 HIS Vol 1 History of the 20th century / project editor Peter Furtado, Abingdon : Andromeda Oxford, 1990.
909.82 WOR Vol.1 World conflicts and confrontations / Bahmueller, Charles F. Pasadena , Calif. : Salem, 2000.
The more detailed resources for this topic are in print form so
use the Library Catalogue
to guide you to these.
Use the Library
Catalogue to find subject headings that will lead you to useful
information. Remember you are looking for material that gives you an
accurate picture of the Australian world at that time. Some of the
more general material on the world in the 1950s and 1960s may also
be useful to gain perceptions on the general influences of these
Subject Words Search
search under Subject Words will search possible subject headings for
the topic: Suggested headings are:
History 1945 1965
History 20th century
Australia Foreign relations - History
Australia - Foreign relations - Soviet Union
Australia Social life and customs 1945 1965
Cold War - World history - 1945 -
Communism - History
Soviet Union - Foreign relations - United States
Soviet Union - Politics and government - 1953-1991
United States - Foreign relations - Soviet Union
United States - Politics and government - 1945-1974
General Words Search
keyword search in General Words (Title & Contents) will search
for specific terms such as proper names or key terms: Sugested
Cuban missile crisis
Detonation of the Chinese atomic bomb
Assassination of JFK
China becoming communist
Bay of Pigs
Suez Canal closure
Invasion of Afghanistan
The search can be narrowed by entering more words.
Other possible headings are the names of people or
Kennedy, John F.
Entering the additional keyword videorecording
or dvd will narrow the search to those formats.
Remember to cite your resources
correctly in your bibliography and use the History guide for bibliographic
presentation for this.
994.05 AUS Australia's first cold war 1945-1953. Vol.1. Curthoys, Ann. Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 1984
909.825 ROS Causes of the Cold War / Ross, Stewart. London :Hodder Children's, 2001.
909.82 ISA Cold War / Isaacs, Jeremy. London : Transworld, 1998.
909.825 LIG The Cold War / Lightbody, Bradley. London :Routledge, 1999.
909.825 COL The Cold War / Maus, Derek C. San Diego, Calif.: Thomson Gale, 2003.
909.82 FRE The Cold War : a military history / Freedman, Lawrence . London : Cassell, 2001.
327.73047 POW The Cold War : the United States and the Soviet Union,1917-1991, Powaski, Ronald E. Oxford : OUP, 1998.
327.47073 FIT The Cold War and beyond : US relations with Soviet and post-Soviet Russia . Fitzgerald, James. Melbourne : Nelson, 1995
909.82 MAS. The Cold War, 1945-1991 / Mason John W. London :Routledge, 1996.
973.9203 SCH Cold War culture : media and the arts, 1945-1990 / Schwartz, Richard A. New York :Facts on File, 2000.
320.532 RIT Communism / Ritchie, Nigel London :Hodder Wayland, 2000.
341.584 PAR From Cold War to hot peace : UN interventions 1947-1994 Parsons, Anthony London : Michael Joseph, 1995.
327.94 AND A history of Australian foreign policy from dependence to independence, Andrews, Eric Montgomery. Melbourne : Longman Cheshire, 1979.
994.05 MAN. The shadow of 1917 : Cold War conflict in Australia . Manne. Melbourne : Text, 1994.
327.73047 BUR Spying and the Cold War / Burgan, Michael. Oxford : Raintree, 2005.
327.1 MCD Studies in international relations : the Asia-Pacific, the nuclear age, Australia / McDougall, Derek J. Rydalmere, N.S.W. :Hodder Education, 1997.
327.47073 MCA Superpower rivalry : the Cold War 1945-1991 / McAleavy, Tony. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
The American Experience: Spy in the Sky
The Arms Race: how technology defined our identity http://www.pjhealy.com/coldwar/arms.html
The Avalon Project : Truman Doctrine
Bay of Pigs - good site for background
The Berlin Wall
Berlin and the Berlin Wall
Berlin celebrates the fall of the Wall
Dien Bien Phu - good general overview
The Bureau of Atomic Tourism
CNN's "The Cold War" - This web site is designed as a companion to the ongoing CNN specials about the cold war. Use the "episode guide" link to find an instalment that contains your section. Provides pictures and video links in addition to information. Provides summaries, interactive maps, key event descriptions and other reference materials.
CNN: Cold War Knowledge Bank - Good site but slow
CNN What the cold war cost http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/cold.war/episodes/24/epilogue/
Cold War.org - A site dedicated to the cold war, contains good info and some images, mostly about US involvement, but does provide many useful resources for every topic. A good resource to stop at!
Cold War Guide Primary Source Research http://www.polisci.ucla.edu/faculty/trachtenberg/guide/guidehome.html
Cold War Links on the Internet
Cold War Museum - Fifties http://www.coldwar.org/articles/50s/links.asp
Cold War's CIA was seriously involved in film, literature and art http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/cia18.shtml
Cold War International History Project - A comprehensive overview. Contains many primary source materials and commentary on key events.
Cold War : Cuban Missile Crisis http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/archives/colc.html
Cold War: Postwar Estrangement
Conelrad : eerie, creepy look at Cold War culture
Cuban Missile site - good site for overview and for people involved
Documents relating to American foreign policy
Excerpts of George Kennan's "Long Telegram" from Moscow - lead to containment policy
For European Recovery : 50th Anniversary of the Marshall Plan - Everything you ever wanted to know about the Marshall Plan in one location. Almost all text, few photos.
Harvard Project on Cold War Studie s
The HistoryNet : from the world's largest magazine publisher http://www.historynet.com/
Korean War Homepage - This site is dedicated to the Korean war and will provide information as well as maps, history and links to other resources on the internet.
The Korean War : 1950 1953 Maps of the Cold War - Maps of cold war hot spots.
Korean War History Guide
McCarthyism - overview of Red Scare at home Mutually Assured Destruction - review of policy
National Security Archive
1956 Polish-Hungarian Crisis Cold War International History Project
1956 Hungarian Revolution portal Site based upon the 50 th anniversary, general overview
Peace becomes Cold War
People of the Cold War
Rosenberg site - created by students, slow download
The Seattle Times: Fifty Years From Trinity
The Times looks back http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/specials/sputnik/
Truman Presidential Museum and Library Online documents http://www.trumanlibrary.org/photos/av-photo.htm
Truman Presidential Museum and Library Ideological foundations of the Cold War
U.S. Cold War policies 1945 - 1991
Vets with a mission The Vietnam War
Australian Image Websites
- Remember copyright - The following
sites allow students to copy their images for educational purposes
but the source of the image must be fully and correctly
- Record source details for bibliography
The Petrov Affair online http://www.oph.gov.au/petrov/
Australian War Memorial Use the Collections Search to locate photographs, art, film and sound.
National Library of Australia Pictures Catalogue Go to Search to locate pictures in the archive.
Picture Australia @ http://www.pictureaustralia.org/
Use the Advanced
search option, narrow the date to 1950s or 1960s, and use
keywords for images.
Archives of Australia
Search link, remember to narrow search by 1950s or
For ideas on keywords, use the Browse
Library of Victoria Search the Pictures
The National screen
and sound archive. Again, to search for specific actors and