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1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe

Mary Elise Sarotte

Abstract

This book explores the momentous events following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the effects they have had on the world ever since. Based on documents, interviews, and television broadcasts from Washington, London, Paris, Bonn, Berlin, Warsaw, Moscow, and a dozen other locations, the book describes how Germany unified, NATO expansion began, and Russia got left on the periphery of the new Europe. Chapters cover changes in the Summer and Autumn of 1989, including the stepping back of Americans and rise in East German's confidence; the restoration of the rights of the Four Powers, including the ... More

Keywords: Berlin Wall, German unification, NATO expansion, new Europe, 1989, Four Powers, NATO reform, post-Cold War

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780691163710
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691163710.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mary Elise Sarotte, author
University of Southern California