Cold War Publications
CWIHP is pleased to announce the addition of eight new documents to its online Digital Archive. In CWIHP e-Dossier No. 41, Austin Jersild introduces the collection of Russian documents which show the intense cultural tensions and conflicts that undermined the Sino-Soviet relationship.
Origins of the Suez Crisis: Postwar Development Diplomacy and the Struggle over Third World Industrialization, 1945–1956Jul 25, 2013
Origins of the Suez Crisis describes the long run-up to the 1956 Suez Crisis and the crisis itself by focusing on politics, economics, and foreign policy decisions in Egypt, Britain, the United States, and the Soviet Union.
Battleground Africa traces the Congo Crisis from post-World War II decolonization efforts through Mobutu's second coup in 1965 from a radically new vantage point.
Brazil clandestinely purchased crucial materials and know-how in the nuclear black market and proliferating countries such as China. But Brazil was also on the giving end of international nuclear cooperation. Specifically, new documents and interviews confirm that cooperation with Iraq was more extensive than previously acknowledged by officials.
Lise Namikas traces the Congo Crisis from post-World War II decolonization efforts through Mobutu’s second coup in 1965 from a radically new vantage point.
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #230, 1989. PDF 45 pages.
“The production of nuclear weapons changed Soviet and American societies by creating whole new kinds of communities and new definitions of citizenship and safety and risk,” said Kate Brown at a May 08, 2013 presentation of her new book Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters.
In this volume, Ilya Gaiduk studies US and Soviet policy toward the United Nations during the first two decades of the Cold War.
CWIHP is pleased to announce the release of fourteen new documents translated into English for the first time. In CWIHP e-Dossier No. 39, Adam Burakowski introduces this collection drawn from the Archives of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs focused on Poland's troubled relations with Romania. The documents show that interactions within the Soviet Bloc were much more complicated than many analysts have assumed.
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #210, 1986. PDF 45 pages.