Debating the Origins of the Cold War American and Russian Perspectives

ISBN-10: 0847694089

ISBN-13: 9780847694082

Edition: 2002

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The authors of this study demonstrate that a huge gap existed between the democratic, capitalist and global vision of the post-World War II peace that most Americans believed in and the dictatorial, xenophobic and regional Soviet world view.
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List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/26/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

The American Perspective
The Atlantic Charter, August 14, 1941
"Comment on the Results of the Decisions Made at the Yalta Conference"
George F. Kennan's "Long Telegram," February 1946
Secretary of State James Byrnes's Speech in Stuttgart on Germany's Future, September 6, 1946
Speech by J. Edgar Hoover, Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, at the Annual Convention of the American Legion in San Francisco, September 30, 1946
Henry A. Wallace's Speech in New York City, September 12, 1946
President Harry S. Truman's Speech to Congress, March 12, 1947
The Russian Perspective
Stalin to "Politburo Four" ([Vyacheslav] Molotov, [Lavrenti] Beria, [Anastas] Mikoyan, and [Georgy] Malenkov), Ciphered [Coded] Telegram, December 9, 1945
A Compilation of [Written] Comments on Draft Treaties Regarding Demilitarization and Disarmament of Germany and Japan Proposed by [U.S. Secretary of State James] Byrnes, June 8, 1946
The [Nikolai] Novikov Report ["Telegram"]
The Minister of State Security Appeals for Measures to Close Down British Propaganda in the U.S.S.R.
Instructions for the Soviet Delegation to the Meeting of Foreign Ministers in Paris, June 25, 1947
Record of I[osef] V[issarionivich] Stalin's Conversation with the Czechoslovak Government Delegation on the Issue of Their Position Regarding the Marshall Plan and the Prospects for Economic Cooperation with the U.S.S.R.
Record of the Meeting of Comrade I[osef] V[issarionivich] Stalin with the Secretary of the Central Committee of the French Communist Party [Maurice] Thorez
Report by L. P. Beria and I. V. Kurchatov to I. V. Stalin on Preliminary Data Received during the Atomic Bomb Test
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