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1st Edition

Central And Eastern Europe
The Opening Curtain?

ISBN 9780429033162
December 13, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
480 Pages

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Book Description

A collection of workshop articles by The East-West Forum, located in Washington, D.C., and New York, a research and policy analysis organization sponsored by the Samuel Bronfman Foundation. The Forum aims to build a bridge between scholarship and policymaking. This volume holds the examination of perestroika against the history of the communist countries of Europe.

Table of Contents

1 Central and Eastern Europe: The Global Context, 2 Eastern Europe and the West in the Perspective of Time, 3 The Economies and Trade of Eastern Europe, 4 Technology Transfer to Eastern Euro~: Paradoxes, Policies, Prospects, 5 The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe: New Prospects and Old Dilemmas, 6 The Soviets, the Warsaw Pact, and the Eastern European Militaries, 7 Human Rights and Civil Society in Eastern Europe, 8 The Future of Poland: Perestroika or Perpetual Crisis? 9 Reforming Communist Systems: Lessons from the Hungarian Experience, 10 Czechoslovakia Between East and West, 11 Yugoslavia: Worsening Economic and Nationalist 12 Conservatism and Nationalism in the Balkans: Albania, Bulgaria, and Romania, 13 The German Democratic Republic, 14 West German Policy Toward Central and Eastern Europe, 15 French Policy Toward Central and Eastern Europe, 16 The United States and Eastern Europe: A Window of Opportunity, Michael Mandelbaum 366 17 U.S. and Western Policy-New Opportunities for Action, 18 Central and Eastern Europe, Perestroika, and the Future of the Cold War

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William E. Griffith is Ford Professor of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author and editor of many books and articles on Europe and the Communist world; his most recent book is Superpowers and Regional Tensions: The USSR, The United States, and Europe (1981). He is an expert in Communist and international affairs.