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Table of Contents



  • Editor's Introduction: "Archival Thaw in China," by Christian F. Ostermann
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Inside China's Cold War

  • "The Geneva Conference of 1954. New Evidence from the Archives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China," Introduction by Chen Jian and Shen Zhihua
  • "The Declassification of Chinese Foreign Ministry Archival Documents," A Brief Introduction by Zhang Sulin
  • "Russian Documents on the 1954 Geneva Conference," Introduction by Paul Wingrove
  • "To the Summit via Proxy-Summits: New Evidence from Soviet and Chinese Archives on Mao’s Long March to Moscow, 1949" by Sergey Radchenko and David Wolff
  • "'Albania is not Cuba:' Sino-Albanian Summits and the Sino-Soviet Split." Edited, annotated and introduced by Ana Lalaj, Christian F. Ostermann, and Ryan Gage
  • "New Documents on Mongolia and the Cold War." Translation and Introduction by Sergey Radchenko
  • "Twenty-Four Soviet-Bloc Documents on Vietnam and the Sino-Soviet Split, 1964–1966." Annotation and Introduction by Lorenz M. Luthi
  • "Romania and the Sino-American Rapprochement, 1969–1971: New Evidence from the Bucharest Archives" by Mircea Munteanu
  • “The History of North Korean Attitudes toward Nuclear Weapons and Efforts to Acquire Nuclear Capability” by Balasz Szalontai (excerpt from CWIHP e-Dossier No. 14)

New Evidence on North Korea in 1956

  • "New Evidence on North Korea in 1956." Introduction by James F. Person
  • "Pyeongyang in 1956" by Nobuo Shimotomai

Research Notes

  • "Conference Report: From Helsinki to Gorbachev, 1975-1985: The Globalization of the Bipolar Confrontation, Villa Medicea 'La Ferdinanda' (Artimino, Italy) 27-29 April 2006" by Duccio Basosi, Matteo Gerlini, and Angela Romano
  • "The 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War: A CWIHP Critical Oral History Conference"
  • "History through Documents and Memory: Report on a CWIHP Critical Oral History Conference on the Congo Crisis, 1960-1961" by Lise Namikas
  • "CWIHP Launches New Middle East Initiative" by Mircea Munteanu