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Transcending the Cold War: summits, statecraft, and the dissolution of bipolarity in Europe, 1970–1990

Spohr, Kristina and Reynolds, David, eds. (2016) Transcending the Cold War: summits, statecraft, and the dissolution of bipolarity in Europe, 1970–1990. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198727507

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Abstract

First study of the contribution of summit meetings to the peaceful dénouement of the Cold War. Analyses the relationships between the superpowers and their views on arms control, explores their triangular relationship with China, and raises the German question Offers fascinating insights into key statesman such as Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan, Leonid Brezhnev and Mikhail Gorbachev, Willy Brandt and Helmut Kohl, Zhou Enlai and Deng Xiaoping. Highlights the neglected cultural dimensions of international diplomacy at the highest level Addresses issues that still shape modern international relations. Provides a major multinational study, based on archives from both sides of the 'Iron Curtain'.

Item Type: Book
Official URL: https://global.oup.com/
Additional Information: © 2016 Oxford University Press
Divisions: International History
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D839 Post-war History, 1945 on
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D901 Europe (General)
Sets: Departments > International History
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2016 14:29
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2020 00:37
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/67651

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