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Berlin on the Brink: The Blockade, the Airlift, and the Early Cold War

Daniel Harrington

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136134
eISBN:
9780813136837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136134.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

No place symbolizes the Cold War more than Berlin. This book examines the “Berlin question” from its origin in wartime plans for the occupation of Germany through the Paris Council of Foreign ... More


Tempting Fate: Why Nonnuclear States Confront Nuclear Opponents

Paul C. Avey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740381
eISBN:
9781501740398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740381.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Why would countries without nuclear weapons even think about fighting nuclear-armed opponents? A simple answer is that no one believes nuclear weapons will be used. But that answer fails to consider ... More


Introduction

Daniel F. Harrington

in Berlin on the Brink: The Blockade, the Airlift, and the Early Cold War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136134
eISBN:
9780813136837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136134.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The introduction outlines differences between standard accounts of the Berlin blockade and the interpretation offered here. Earlier accounts fail to explain why wartime planners created Western ... More


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