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Armed truce : the beginnings of the cold war, 1945-46 / Hugh Thomas.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 068911740X :
  • ISBN: 9780689117404
  • Physical Description: xviii, 667 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum, 1987, c1986.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc.:
Bibliography: p. [574]-642.
1: Despotism and ideology -- Stalin's "election" -- National Sovietism -- The Vozhd -- Homo staliens -- Russia in 1946 -- Stalin's international policy -- 2: The west -- The coming of entangling alliances -- The new Americans: Truman, Leahy, Byrnes -- The new Americans II: officials, friends, cronies -- The legacy of Roosevelt -- Anglo-Saxon relations -- 3: Disputed lands -- Far away countries: eastern Europe; Poland and Czechoslovakia -- Nations of the Danube: Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria -- Heirs of the Turkish empire: Yugoslavia and Albania -- Baltic harbours: Finland, the Baltic states, East Prussia -- The heart of Europe: Germany and Austria -- Gardens of the west: France, Italy and Spain -- The "northern tier": Greece, Turkey and Persia -- The east: China, Japan, Korea and Indo-China -- 4: A professor's dream -- The "Manhattan project" -- The Soviet weapon; and first steps in "atomic diplomacy" -- 5: World's apart -- The road to Fulton: Kennan's telegram -- Fulton and Churchill -- Denouement in Persia -- "Patience and firmness"; or, "strength without ostentation" -- Conclusion to the armed truce.
Subject: World politics > 1945-1955.
World War, 1939-1945 > Peace.
Internationale Politik.

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