Eastern Europe Publications

Yugoslavia After Tito (1981)

Apr 26, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #157, 1981. PDF 80 pages.
The Great Game, 1856–1907: Russo-British Relations in Central and East Asia by Evgeny Sergeev

The Great Game, 1856–1907: Russo-British Relations in Central and East Asia

Apr 23, 2013
The Great Game, 1856–1907 presents a new view of the British-Russian competition for dominance in Central Asia in the second half of the nineteenth century by synthesizing collections of published, unpublished, and less studied Russian, British, Indian, Georgian, Uzbek, and Turkmen primary sources.

The Impact of Global Stagflation on the Hungarian Economy (1978)

Apr 09, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #45, 1978. PDF 57 pages.

The Impact of External Economic Disturbances on Poland since 1971 (1978)

Apr 09, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #44, 1978. PDF 98 pages.

The Impact of External Economic Disturbances on the Internal Politics of Eastern Europe: The Polish and Hungarian Cases (1978)

Apr 09, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #42, 1978. PDF 39 pages.

The Impact of External Economic Disturbances on Yugoslavia: Theoretical and Empirical Explorations (1978)

Apr 09, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #40, 1978. PDF 72 pages.

External Inflation, the Balance of Trade and Resource Allocation in Small Centrally Planned Economies (1978)

Apr 09, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #38, 1978. PDF 43 pages.

The ‘Club of Politically Engaged Conformists’?

Mar 22, 2013
In CWIHP Working Paper No. 66, “The ‘Club of Politically Engaged Conformists’? The Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, Popular Opinion and the Crisis of Communism, 1956,” Kevin McDermott and Vítězslav Sommer argue that 1956 represented a ‘crisis of communism’ of monumental proportions in Eastern Europe, but that Czechoslovakia remained a haven of political stability, ideological orthodoxy and social cohesion despite the upheavals occurring in neighboring Poland and Hungary.

A Romanian INTERKIT? Soviet Active Measures and the Warsaw Pact “Maverick” 1965-1989

Dec 03, 2012
In CWIHP Working Paper No. 65, Larry L. Watts argues that Soviet propaganda campaigns against Romania presaged similar operations against China, may have had a direct influence on the development of later anti-Chinese structures and tactics, and were continued after the anti-Chinese effort concluded in 1986.

A 21st Century Vision for U.S. Global Media

Nov 15, 2012
Drawing on past work supported by the Cold War International History Program, the A. Ross Johnson and R. Eugene Parta apply lessons from successful U.S. international broadcasting during the Cold War to today’s transformed geopolitical, media, and technological world. They suggest a restatement of mission and corresponding organizational changes to ensure that international broadcasting remains an effective instrument of U.S. soft power – one supporting freedom and democracy abroad in the national interest.

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