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Detente in Cold War Europe : Politics and Diplomacy in the Mediterranean and the Middle East (Hardcover)

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The Mediterranean sea has been a key geopolitical territory in the global international relations of the twentieth century; of crucial importance to the US, the Middle East and in the history of the EU. As Cold War documents become declassified and these archives become accessible to western historians, this volume reassesses the secret war waged over three decades for control of the Mediterranean Sea. An ""American lake"" in the 1950s, a battlefield for influence in the Cold War of the 1960s, and an increasingly important political arena for the oil-rich Gulf States in the 1970s, the Mediterranean offers a focal point around which the major themes and narratives of Cold War history were constructed. Détente in Cold War Europe draws together detailed analyses of the major moments of post-WWII history through the prism of the Mediterranean - including the signing of the Helsinki Accords in 1975, the Jordan crisis of 1970, the Soviet role in the Yom Kippur war, the Cyprus emergency of 1974, US-Soviet détente and US-Israeli relations under President Nixon. This book is a vital work for historians of the twentieth century and for those seeking to understand the importance of the Mediterranean in the political history of the Cold War.

Number of Pages: 290
Genre: History, Political Science
Series Title: International Library of Twentieth Century History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Tauris Academic Studies
Language: English
Street Date: April 18, 2016
TCIN: 51940694
UPC: 9781780761084
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-2982
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