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European Detente

A Reappraisal (Royal Institute of International Affairs)

by Richard Davy

  • 196 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Sage Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foreign Relations,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Detente,
  • International relations,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • Europe,
  • 1945-,
  • Politics and government

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7909479M
    ISBN 100803986882
    ISBN 109780803986886

    Two decades after the Second World War, Soviet-American tension had become a way of life. Fears of nuclear conflict between the two superpowers peaked in in the wake of the Cuban Missile Crisis, paving the way for some of the earliest agreements on nuclear arms control, including the Limited Test Ban Treaty in Book Review: Angela Romano, From Détente in Europe to European Détente: How the West shaped the Helsinki CSCE.

    To this end, and in order to gain entry into the European Economic Community, a close relationship with the Federal Republic of Germany would be essential. This account of Anglo-German relations during the s reveals fascinating insights into how both governments reacted to a series of complex issues and why, despite differences which might Cited by: 3. The Emergence of Détente in Europe will appeal to students of Cold War history, foreign policy, international relations and international history in general. Table of Contents Introduction Part 1: Willy Brandt and John F. Kennedy, – 1.

    The authors of the essays – an impressive group of young European historians of diverse backgrounds and perspectives - take the Old Continent as the heart of the analysis, making it not a passive instrument in the hands of the two superpowers, but rather a fully-fledged actor in East-West : Oliver Bange, Poul Villaume. Read this book on Questia. Including all Europeans and not just the Western European ones, this edited collection assesses their role in the Cold War to find out if they aggravated the conflict, whether they achieved greater security by participating in the conflict and whether they were merely victims of a superpower game.


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European Detente by Richard Davy Download PDF EPUB FB2

During its heyday in the s, critics saw East-West detente as a form of appeasement which, they claimed, strengthened communism while weakening the West.

On the other hand, supporters applauded detente as a means of reducing the danger of war, subverting communism and, in Europe, bridging the division of the continent. European Detente: A Reappraisal presents a balanced assessment, looking.

The main purpose of this chapter is to argue that European détente was, first and foremost, a European project. While there is no denying the significance of the United States and the European Detente book Union in the shaping of Europe’s fortunes in the s and s, détente Cited by: 4.

Get this from a library. European detente: a reappraisal. [Richard Davy; Royal Institute of International Affairs.;] -- East-West detente was hotly debated during its heyday in the s. Critics saw it as a form of appeasement which, they claimed, strengthened communism while weakening the.

European Detente takes a particularly close look at the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE), which produced the Helsinki Final Act as well as a series of follow-up measures that continue to evolve. The book argues that, in negotiating the text of the Final Act, the West won a victory that was insufficiently recognized at the Format: Hardcover.

The Helsinki Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) is usually overlooked in the literature on the Cold War and presented as the seal of Final Act came to be considered as the mere official recognition of the European balance for the sake of a fictitious dialogue and vague statements on the freer circulation of ideas, people and by: 8.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: European détente in historical perspective: ambiguities and paradoxes / Kenneth Dyson --Détente and East-West relations: American, Soviet and European perspectives / Andrew Carter --The Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe: Europe before and after Helsinki final act /.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Detente in Europe: The Soviet Union & The West Since by John Van Oudenaren at Barnes & Noble. FREE Author: John Van Oudenaren. Drawing on unpublished US and UK archives, Britain, Germany and the Cold War casts new light on the Cold War, the history of détente and the evolution of European integration.

This book will appeal to students of Cold War history, British foreign policy, German politics, and international by: 8. This book examines the key relationship between Willy Brandt (the former Mayor of West Berlin and future West German Chancellor) and the administration of President John F.

Kennedy. Arne Hofmann focuses on the administration's influence on the de. At the same time this very détente opened new venues for the European countries: French policy towards the USSR and the German Ostpolitik being the most evident cases in point. For the first time since the s, Western Europe began to participate in the shaping of the Cold by: 8.

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The book Perforating the Iron Curtain: European Detente, Transatlantic Relations, and the Cold War,Edited by Poul Villaume and Odd Arne Westad is published by Museum Tusculanum Press. Description of Détente. The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes détente in the following terms: [1] A policy of reducing tension between countries.

The term was especially used of East-West European relations in the Cold War between the late. This well-researched book details the ambiguity in British policy towards Europe in the Cold War as it sought to pursue détente with the Soviet Union whilst upholding its commitments to its NATO allies.

From the early s, Britain pursued a dual policy of strengthening the West whilst seeking d. Fast Print Self Publishing book, by Richard Davy. East-West detente was hotly debated during its heyday in the s. Critics saw it as a form of appeasement which, they claimed, strengthened communism while weakening the West.

Supporters saw it variously as a means of reducing the danger of war, subverting communism and, in Europe, bridging the division of the continent.  This. History > European History, Politics > International Relations The monumental events in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union must be understood, Jan Van Oudenaren argues, in the context of a process of East-West détente begun in in the aftermath of Stalin’s : John Van Oudenaren.

Britain, Germany and the Cold War | This well-researched book details the ambiguity in British policy towards Europe in the Cold War as it sought to pursue d tente with the Soviet Union whilst upholding its commitments to its NATO allies. The Long Détente, with its impressive multiarchival and multinational sources, challenge existing narratives which privilege the great power politics of the United States and the Soviet Union.

These articles compel a reconsideration of détente's European roots and persistence. Read "Detente in Europe The Soviet Union & The West Since " by John Van Oudenaren available from Rakuten Kobo. The monumental events in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union must be understood, Jan Van Oudenaren argues, in the contex Brand: Duke University Press.

The Helsinki Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) is usually overlooked in the literature on the Cold War and presented as the seal of Final Act came to be considered as the mere official recognition of the European balance for the sake of a fictitious dialogue and vague statements on the freer circulation of ideas, people and information.This study analyzes the impact of the Czechoslovak crisis of – on the two major communist parties in the West: the Italian and French ones.

Discusses the central strategic and ideological tensions which these parties needed to deal with: domestic belonging versus allegiance to the world communist movement, doctrinal orthodoxy in a context of rapid societal changes, and the question Cited by: 5.Especially the European détente process as it had emerged during the first half of the s, largely inspired by French concepts and determined by German aims, seemed doomed to failure after the Belgrade CSCE follow-up meeting in /² At this time West European diplomats considered the Carter administration to be far too weak and unable.