In this ambitious work, Bennett Kovrig lucidly traces the economic, political and ideological developments that have characterized U.S. relations with Eastern Europe since World War II. Kovrig provides a refreshingly objective examination of the complex evolution of events that led to the end of the cold war. His account of the days prior ro America's global confrontation with the U.S.S.R. when U.S. interests in Eastern Europe were minimal, of the economic and psychological warfare of the cold war, and of the growing diversity of Eastern European nations that contributed to the upheavals of 1989 offers a rich and comprehensive background to the current scenario.
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Bennett Kovrig is professor of political science at the University of Toronto and author of the acclaimed The Myth of Liberation: East-Central Europe in U.S. Diplomacy Since 1941.Review:
"Torre develops a language of myth to address human experience in the great wild places of Alaska and the West...in lines that recall Whitman."-"Publishers Weekly",
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Book Description NYU Press, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0814746128
Book Description NYU Press, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0814746128