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Eastern Europe and the Cold War

Stephen A. Fischer-Galați

Eastern Europe and the Cold War

perceptions and perspectives

by Stephen A. Fischer-Galați

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Published by East European Monographs, Distributed by Columbia University Press in New York, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe, Eastern
    • Subjects:
    • Cold War.,
    • Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStephen Fischer-Galați.
      SeriesEast European monographs ;
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDJK49 .F57 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 111 p. ;
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1123654M
      ISBN 100880332972
      LC Control Number94061564

        Cold War Spy Stories from Eastern Europe brings together a wide range of Cold War spy stories from the Eastern Bloc and explores stories compiled from the East German Stasi, the Romanian Securitate, and the Ukrainian KGB files. This edited volume also investigates spy narratives told in multimodal forms of communication and representation, that 1/5(1). In Central and Eastern Europe, the end of the Cold War has ushered in an era of economic growth and an increase in the number of liberal democracies, while in other parts of the world, such as Afghanistan, independence was accompanied by state failure.

      Cold War Spy Stories from Eastern Europe brings together a wide range of accounts compiled from the East German Stasi, the Romanian Securitate, and the Ukrainian KGB files. The stories are a complex amalgam of fact and fiction, history and imagination, past and : Valentina Glajar, Alison Lewis, Corina L. Petrescu. The Cold War period of – began with the rise of Mikhail Gorbachev as General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet hev was a revolutionary leader for the USSR, as he was the first to promote liberalization of the political landscape and capitalist elements into the economy (Perestroika); prior to this, the USSR had been strictly prohibiting liberal reform and.

      The Age of Illusions. By Andrew olitan Books; pages; $ T HE UNITED STATES, Andrew Bacevich writes near the start of his account of post-cold-war America, is like the man who. Eastern Europe is the eastern part of the European is no consistent definition of the precise area it covers, partly because the term has a wide range of geopolitical, geographical, cultural, and socioeconomic connotations. There are "almost as many definitions of Eastern Europe as there are scholars of the region". A related United Nations paper adds that "every assessment of.


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"This rich collection of essays offers a unique look at post Eastern Europe. Departing from the Cold War narrative of endemic shortages and the gloominess of daily life under communism, the essays highlight the everyday creativity and agency of ordinary people.

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Until Gorbachev’s reforms, Soviet domination of Eastern Europe had been internalized both in the East and in the West as an inescapable fact until some indeterminate future time. That is why the complete emancipation of Eastern Europe inwhile Soviet power was still intact, came as a breathtaking surprise in the West, in Eastern Europe Cited by: 5.

Overview. Cold War Eastern Europe provides access to thousands of files from the political departments of the U.K. Foreign Office responsible for dealing with and reporting on the Soviet Union and the socialist states of Eastern Europe during the Cold War.

Sourced entirely from The National Archives, U.K., the files provide a uniquely comprehensive, English-language history of post-Stalinist Eastern Europe.

The book examines the role of Western broadcasting to the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe during the Cold War, with a focus on Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty.

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Thus her book begins with a strong argument against the revisionist belief that the Soviet imposition of communism in eastern Europe after.

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The stories are a complex amalgam of fact and fiction, history and imagination, past and present. Transitions of Eastern Europe after the Cold War. After World War II ended inEurope was divided into Western Europe and Eastern Europe by the Iron Curtain The physical barrier in the form of walls, barbed wire, or land mines that divided Eastern Europe and Western Europe during the Cold n Europe fell under the influence of the Soviet Union, and the region was separated from.

Cold War Spy Stories from Eastern Europe Valentina Glajar, Alison Lewis, Corina L. Petrescu During the Cold War, stories of espionage became popular on both sides of the Iron Curtain, capturing the imagination of readers and filmgoers alike as secret police quietly engaged in surveillance under the shroud of impenetrable secrecy.

Overview. Cold War Eastern Europe provides access to thousands of files from the political departments of the U.K. Foreign Office responsible for dealing with and reporting on the Soviet Union and the socialist states of Eastern Europe during the Cold d entirely from The National Archives, U.K., the files provide a uniquely comprehensive, English-language history of post-Stalinist.

Cold War Spy Stories from Eastern Europe Book Description: During the Cold War, stories of espionage became popular on both sides of the Iron Curtain, capturing the imagination of readers and filmgoers alike as secret police quietly engaged in surveillance under the shroud of impenetrable secrecy.

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He has published several books on Cold War history, including Rebellious Satellite: Poland and Poland's War against Radio Free Europeboth in the Cold War Series of the Stanford University and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for. Architecture in Global Socialism: Eastern Europe, West Africa, and the Middle East in the Cold War Łukasz Stanek How socialist architects, planners, and contractors worked collectively to urbanize and develop the Global South during the Soviet era.

Cold War Spy Stories from Eastern Europe brings together a wide range of accounts compiled from the East German Stasi, the Romanian Securitate, and the Ukrainian KGB files.

The stories are a complex amalgam of fact and fiction, history and imagination, past and : Potomac Books. Georgi Dimitrov, head of the Soviet Central Committee’s Department of International Information, noted in late January that Stalin expected a war with the capitalist world within two decades of the Nazi defeat, and therefore it would be necessary to maintain a strong alliance among the Slavic countries of Eastern Europe to counter that Cited by: 3.

Top 10 books about the cold war The long, nuclear-armed standoff that followed the second world war was a terrifying parody of peace – which inspired some brilliant literature Francesca Kay.Postwar Tension.

In many ways, the Cold War began even before the guns fell silent in Germany and in the Pacific in Suspicion and mistrust had defined U.S.-Soviet relations for decades and resurfaced as soon as the alliance against Adolf Hitler was no longer necessary.