The Iron Curtain

The Iron Curtain : Churchill, America, and the Origins of the Cold War

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An assessment of the origins of the Cold War, this volume combines a biography of Winston Churchill's role in the proceedings with a critical re-examination of diplomatic relations between Great Britain, the United States and the USSR in the post-war years.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 385 pages
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 1st Oxford University Press pkk. e.
  • 0198020872
  • 9780198020875

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"This is a lucid and sophisticated analysis, which makes thorough use of British and American archives and integrates the results effectively with press releases from both countries and Russia....A stimulating and important contribution to the debate about the origins of the Cold War."--TimesLiterary Supplement"Gives significant insight into the evolution of Anglo-American attitudes toward Stalinist expansion....A solid work."--Library Journal"Tightly argued.....This work provides an interesting closer look at a period that was indeed a turning point."--The New York Times Book Review"Harbutt's judicious and well-written account of the fateful international realignment of 1946 will surely influence profoundly our understanding of this critical period."--Bulletin of the Atomic Scientistsshow more

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