This reference guide throws light on almost every aspect of postwar international history from the rise of Mao's China to the Bosnian Civil War. It provides a huge wealth of information on East-West relations setting events, crises and conflicts in their full international context.
Section I: Chronology.
Section II: Crises and conflicts.
Section III: Conferences and Summits.
Section IV: Major Treaties and Organisations.
Part A Involving the Western and Eastern Blocs.
Part B Involving the Western Powers.
Part C Involving the Soviet Bloc.
Section V: Major office-holders.
Section VI: Biographies.
Section VII: Glossary.
Section VIII: Strategic nuclear weapons: the US and the Soviet balance 1956-79.
Section IX: Bibliography.
Section X: Maps.