Section 1 - Stalin's Conversations with Chinese Leaders

Jul 07, 2011
Talks with Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai, 1949-53 with commentaries by Chen Jian, Vojtech Mastny, Odd Arne Westad, and Vladislav Zubok***Rivals and Allies: Stalin, Mao, and the Chinese Civil War, January 1949 introduction by Odd Arne Westad*** more

Section 2 - New Evidence on the Korean War

Jul 07, 2011
New Russian Documents on the Korean War introduction and translations by Kathryn Weathersby***China's Road to the Korean War by Chen Jian***Assessing the Politics of the Korean War, 1949-51 by Evgueni Bajanov***The Shtykov Diaries by Hyun-su Jeon with Gyoo Kahng***Stalin, Mao, Kim, and China's Decision to Enter the Korean War, Sept. 16-Oct. 15, 1950: New Evidence from the Russian Archives article and translations by Alexandre Y. Mansourov***An Exchange on Korean War Origins with Bruce Cumings and Kathryn Weathersby***Soviet Interrogation of U.S. POWs in the Korean War by Laurence Jolidan*** more

Section 3 - New Chinese Sources

Jul 07, 2011
Constructing a History of Chinese Communist Party Foreign Relations by Michael H. Hunt***CCP Foreign Relations: A Guide to the Literature by Michael H. Hunt***CCP Leaders' Selected Works and the Historiography of the Chinese Communist Revolution by Chen Jian***The Second Historical Archives of China by Gao Hua with Scott Kennedy*** more

Section 4 - New Evidence on Sino-Soviet Relations

Jul 07, 2011
The Emerging Disputes Betwen Beijing and Moscow: Ten Newly Available Chinese Documents, 1956-1958 introduction, translations, and annotations by Zhang Shu Guang and Chen Jian***Mao on Sino-Soviet Relations: Two Conversations with the Soviet Ambassador introduction by Odd Arne Westad***The Soviet Foreign Ministry Appraisal of Sino-Soviet Relations on the Eve of the Split by Mark Kramer***East German Documents on the Sino-Soviet Border Conflict, 1969 by Christian F. Ostermann***The Cold War in Asia: Khabarovsk Conference Held on Russian Far East by David L. Wolff***Soviet Reactions to the Sino-Soviet Border Rift introduction and translations by Elizabeth Wishnick***Sino-Soviet Tensions, 1980: Two Russian Documents introduction and translations by Elizabeth Wishnick*** more

Section 5 - New Evidence on Sino-American Relations and New Evidence on the Vietnam/Indochina Wars

Jul 07, 2011
Mao Zedong's Handling of the Taiwan Straits Crisis of 1958: Chinese Recollections and Documents introduction, translations, and annotation by Li Xiaobing, Chen Jian, and David L. Wilson***Khrushchev's Nuclear Promise to Beijing during the Crisis introduction by Vladislav Zubok***Mao Zedong and Dulles's "Peaceful Evolution" Strategy: Revelations from Bo Yibo's Memoirs introduction and translation by Qiang Zhai***The Vietnam War and Soviet-American Relations, 1964-73: New Russian Evidence by Ilya V. Gaiduk***Beijing and the Vietnam Conflict, 1964-1965: New Chinese Evidence article and translations by Qiang Zhai***Polish Secret Peace Initiatives in Vietnam by Jerzy Michalowski***The Cambodian National Archives by Kenton J. Clymer***Sources on the Khmer Rouge Years: The Cambodian Genocide Program*** more

Section 6 - Research Notes, Book Reviews, Responses, and Updates

Jul 07, 2011
Documenting the Early Soviet Nuclear Weapons Program by Mark Kramer***Secret East German Report on Chinese Reactions to the 1956 Hungarian Revolt by Mark Kramer***G.M. Kornienko, The Cold War: Testimony of a Participant review by David R. Stone***Chen Hansheng, My Life During Four Eras review by Maochen Yu***Robert Zuzowski, Political Dissent and Opposition in Poland: The Workers' Defense Committee "KOR", and Ya.Ya. Grishin, Dramaticheskie sobytiya v Pol'she, 1980-1981 gg review by Mark Kramer*** more



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