CWIHP is pleased to announce the publication of The Crisis of Detente in Europe: From Helsinki to Gorbachev, 1975-1985 (Routledge 2008), edited by Leopoldo Nuti.

The book is the collection of papers presented at the international conference "From Helsinki to Gorbachev, 1975-1985: The Globalization of the Bipolar Confrontation," sponsored by the Italian Machiavelli Center for Cold War Studies and CWIHP, and held in 2006 in Artimino, Italy. It is the first detailed exploration of the last phase of the Cold War, taking a critical look at the crisis of detente in Europe in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Leopoldo Nuti is director of the Machiavelli Center for Cold War Studies, as well as professor of history of international relations and coordinator of the international studies section of the doctoral school in political science at the University of Roma Tre. A graduate of the Universities of Florence, George Washington University, (M.A. in international affairs) and Rome (Ph.D. in history of international relations), Professor Nuti has published extensively in Italian, English and French on U.S.-Italian relations and Italian foreign and security policy.

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