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- Descriptionthis book studies the early stages of the Cold War from the perspective of the U.S. Embassy in postwar Prague. The main personalities include Ambassador Steinhardt and U.S. Intelligence officers Katek and Taggart. They were highly educated and motivated. Nevertheless, in 1948 they suffered a strategic defeat that helped deepen the Cold War tensions for decades to come.
- Author BiographyIgor Lukes is University Professor of History and International Relations at Boston University. He is the author of Czechoslovakia between Stalin and Hitler: The Diplomacy of Edvard Benes in the Thirties and Rudolf Slansky: His Trials and Trial.
- Author(s)Igor Lukes
- PublisherOxford University Press Inc
- Date of Publication01/01/2015
- GenreHistory: Specific Subjects
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- First Published2015
- ImprintOxford University Press Inc
- Content Note10 halftones
- Weight446 g
- Width234 mm
- Height154 mm
- Spine18 mm
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