Journal War in History Reviews CWIHP Book Local Consequences of the Global Cold War, Edited by Jeffrey A. Engel
During a week-long visit to Ukraine, CWIHP director Christian F. Ostermann gave several lectures on recent trends in Cold War historiography, declassification and archival openness.
CWIHP Working Paper No. 63
CWIHP publishes Working Paper #54, "Evolution and Revolution: Sino-Hungarian Relations and the 1956 Revolution"
Drawing on documents from the Chinese Foreign Ministry Archive in Beijing, the Guangdong Provincial Archives, and the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Archives, Hongwei Fan reveals that China-Myanmar relations were testier than ever publicly acknowledged, and both sides harbored reservations toward one another throughout the Cold War.
With the aim of creating effective nuclear cooperation with Buenos Aires, Brazilian President Arthur da Costa e Silva approved the “start of preliminary conversations with a view to putting into motion the formal negotiating process for the future signature with Argentina of an Agreement on Cooperation for Nuclear Development with Peaceful Purposes.”
As we approach the 43rd anniversary of the building of the Berlin Wall, most people, when asked, "Whom was to blame for the erection of the Berlin Wall?" would answer: the Soviets. But history is more complex.