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Stalin's cold war : Soviet foreign policy, democracy and communism in Bulgaria, 1941-48

Author: Vesselin Dimitrov
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Series: Global conflict and security since 1945.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Stalin's Cold War offers a major new interpretation of the Soviet leader's role in the gestation of the Cold War. Based on important new evidence from Soviet, Bulgarian and British archives, the book reveals Stalin's genuine, if inconsistent, efforts to preserve his World War II alliance with the United States and Britain and to encourage a degree of cooperation between communists and democratic parties in Eastern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dimitrov, Vesselin, 1974-
Stalin's cold war.
Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(OCoLC)608584857
Named Person: Georgi Dimitrov; Georgi Dimitrov
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vesselin Dimitrov
ISBN: 9780230521384 023052138X
OCLC Number: 124074886
Description: xi, 252 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Prelude : Stalin, Dimitrov and the Nazi threat (1933-1941) --
Great power diplomacy, resistance and popular front in Bulgaria (June 1941-September 1944) --
Wartime coalition : unity and conflict (September 1944-April 1945) --
The break-up of the wartime coalition (May-August 1945) --
The search for common ground (September 1945-March 1946) --
The hardening of battle lines (April-October 1946) --
The final confrontation (October 1946-September 1947) --
The false dawn of national communism (September 1947-December 1948).
Series Title: Global conflict and security since 1945.
Responsibility: Vesselin Dimitrov.
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This work offers a major new interpretation of the Stalin's role in the gestation of the Cold War. Based on important new evidence, Dimitrov reveals Stalin's genuine efforts to preserve his World War  Read more...

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