Section 2 - US-Soviet Relations and Soviet Intervention in Afghanistan

Jul 07, 2011
US-Soviet Relations and the Turn Toward Confrontation, 1977-1980: New Russian & East German Documents - Introduction by James G. Hershberg***Russian and East German Documents***Concerning the Situation in "A": New Russian Evidence on the Soviet Intervention in Afghanistan by Odd Arne Westad***The Soviet Union and Afghanistan, 1978-1989: Documents from the Russian and East German Archives*** more

Section 3 - US-Cuban Relations and the Cold War

Jul 07, 2011
U.S.-Cuban Relations and the Cold War, 1976-1981: New Evidence from Communist Archives - Introduction by James G. Hershberg***Russian and East German Documents***Cuba as Superpower: Havana and Moscow, 1979 by Jorge I. Dominguez***A "Moment of Rapprochement": The Haig-Rodriguez Secret Talks by Peter Kornbluh*** more

Section 4 - More New Evidence on the Cold War in Asia

Jul 07, 2011
Introduction by James G. Hershberg***More on Mao in Moscow, Dec. 1949-Feb. 1950***Fighting for Friendship: Mao, Stalin, and the Sino-Soviet Friendship Treaty of 1950 by Odd Arne Westad***Translated Russian and Chinese Documents on Mao Zedong's Visit to Moscow, December 1949-February 1950***The Discrepancy between the Russian and Chinese Versions of Mao's 2 October 1950 Message to Stalin on Chinese Entry into the Korean War: A Chinese Scholar's Reply, by Shen Zhihua***Stalin, Mao, Kim and Korean War Origins, 1950: A Russian Documentary Discrepancy by Dieter Heinzig***Khrushchev vs. Mao: A Preliminary Sketch of the Role of Personality in the Sino-Soviet Split by William Taubman***A New "Cult of Personality": Suslov's Secret Report on Mao, Khrushchev, and Sino-Soviet Tensions, December 1959***A Crucial Step toward the Sino-Soviet Schism: The Withdrawal of Soviet Experts from China, July 1960 by Chen Jian.***The Sino-Indian Conflict, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Sino-Soviet Split, October 1962: New Evidence from the Russian Archives by M.Y. Prozumenschikov***New East-bloc Documents on the Sino-Indian Conflict, 1959 & 1962*** more

Section 5 - More New Evidence on the Cuban Missile Crisis

Jul 07, 2011
More New Evidence on the Cuban Missile Crisis: More Documents from the Russian Archives by James G. Hershberg***More on Bobby and the Cuban Missile Crisis by James G. Hershberg***Russian Documents on the Cuban Missile Crisis***The Mikoyan-Castro Talks, 4-5 November 1962: The Cuban Version***The "Lessons" of the Cuban Missile Crisis for Warsaw Pact Nuclear Operations by Mark Kramer*** more

Section 6 - New Evidence on the 1956 Polish and Hungarian Crises

Jul 07, 2011
Conferences in Budapest, Potsdam Spotlight Cold War Flashpoints***Togliatti on Nagy, 30 October 1956: Missing Cable Found***New Evidence on Soviet Decision-Making and the 1956 Polish and Hungarian Crises by Mark Kramer***The "Malin Notes" on the Crises in Hungary and Poland, 1956 translated and annotated by Mark Kramer*** more

Section 7 - Research Notes

Jul 07, 2011
The Russian Nuclear Declassification Project: Setting up the A-Bomb Effort, 1946 by G.A. Goncharov, N.I. Komov, and A.S. Stepanov***Khrushchev's 1960 Troop Cut: New Russian Evidence by Vladislav M. Zubok*** more

Section 1 - Stalin's Conversations with Chinese Leaders

Jul 07, 2011
Talks with Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai, 1949-53 with commentaries by Chen Jian, Vojtech Mastny, Odd Arne Westad, and Vladislav Zubok***Rivals and Allies: Stalin, Mao, and the Chinese Civil War, January 1949 introduction by Odd Arne Westad*** more

Section 2 - New Evidence on the Korean War

Jul 07, 2011
New Russian Documents on the Korean War introduction and translations by Kathryn Weathersby***China's Road to the Korean War by Chen Jian***Assessing the Politics of the Korean War, 1949-51 by Evgueni Bajanov***The Shtykov Diaries by Hyun-su Jeon with Gyoo Kahng***Stalin, Mao, Kim, and China's Decision to Enter the Korean War, Sept. 16-Oct. 15, 1950: New Evidence from the Russian Archives article and translations by Alexandre Y. Mansourov***An Exchange on Korean War Origins with Bruce Cumings and Kathryn Weathersby***Soviet Interrogation of U.S. POWs in the Korean War by Laurence Jolidan*** more

Section 3 - New Chinese Sources

Jul 07, 2011
Constructing a History of Chinese Communist Party Foreign Relations by Michael H. Hunt***CCP Foreign Relations: A Guide to the Literature by Michael H. Hunt***CCP Leaders' Selected Works and the Historiography of the Chinese Communist Revolution by Chen Jian***The Second Historical Archives of China by Gao Hua with Scott Kennedy*** more



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