Cold War Crossings: International Travel and Exchange across by Patryk Babiracki,Kenyon Zimmer,Vladislav Zubok,Michael

By Patryk Babiracki,Kenyon Zimmer,Vladislav Zubok,Michael David-Fox,Nick Rutter,Elidor Mëhilli,Constantin Katsakioris,Marsha Siefert

Approaching the early a long time of the “Iron Curtain” with new questions and views, this crucial ebook examines the political and cultural implications of the communists’ foreign projects. development on fresh scholarship and dealing from new archival assets, the seven members to this quantity examine numerous results of overseas outreach—personal, technological, and cultural—on the inhabitants and politics of the Soviet bloc. numerous authors learn lesser-known problems of East-West trade; others convey the contradictory nature of Moscow’s efforts to consolidate its sphere of impact in japanese Europe and within the 3rd World.

An outgrowth of the forty-sixth annual Walter Prescott Webb Lectures, hosted in 2011 via the college of Texas at Arlington, Cold struggle Crossings good points various focuses with a unifying theme.

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