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something other than “Western.” Soviet scholarship, on the other hand, tendentiously argued that the circumstances surrounding the Russian occupation of Beirut and similar imperial-era episodes of contact presaged the supposed generosity of Soviet internationalism and its sympathy for national liberation

In: Russian History
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Peace Conference, 2 Bde., New Haven 1939. Nicolson, Harold, Peacemaking 1919, New York 1965. Riddel, George A., Lord, Lord R's war diary, London 1933. –, Lord R's Intimate Diary of the Peace Conference and After 1918–1923, New York 1934. Shotwell, James T., Autobiography, New York 1961. Tardieu, André

In: Versailles
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- stoi's thought or his art: several works are scarcely mentioned; and, even when War and Peace and Anna Karenina are adduced, it tends to be a selection of passages that illustrate or confirm a thesis that has already been propounded; i.e., as presented here, they are treated in a deduc - tive rather

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies
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Soviet role more fully into the picture than they did. The conventional U.S. view o f the end o f the war has failed to withstand the onslaught o f historians, and Hasegawa follows their lead in casting doubt on it. He rightly dismisses the claim that the Potsdam Declaration was a peace offer, whose

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies

–1925 (DeKalb, IL, 2003); A. Prusin, The Lands Between: Conflict in the East European Borderlands, 1870–1992 (Oxford, 2010); War in Peace. Paramilitary Violence in Europe after the Great War, eds. R. Gerwarth, J. Horne (Oxford, 2013); The Empire and Nationalism at War, eds. E. Lohr, V. Tolz, A. Semyonov and

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In: Lithuanian Historical Studies

first half of the book examines the big battle for “truth” during the Cold War, or in other words, how “truth” was created and transmitted through propaganda tools such as show trials, the peace campaign (in the East), or the Crusade for Freedom and the publication The Captive Mind (in the West

In: East Central Europe
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, 1993. x, 257 pp. This book is intelligent, well-written, and well-researched. The format is straightforward. Professor Rancour-Laferriere follows Pierre throughout War and Peace and explains his actions in psychoanalytical terms. In doing so, he has pro- vided much food for thought for those who might

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overseas markets.5 As different and multifaceted as all these approaches are, war does not figure prominently in them as a factor of America’s rise to power in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The liberal interpretation regards democracies as inherently peace-loving, non-aggressive systems. Wars

In: The American Experience of War
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, economic and ideological aspirations. In reality, Wilson’s »Monroe Doc- trine for the World« amounted to an Anglo-American guarantee of peace in Europe.15 The only obstacle to overcome was the »barbarian« German imperialists’ autocracy. The events that led to the American declaration of war had con

In: The American Experience of War
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Soviet Union in 1991, the Cold War shaped American foreign policy and helped forge Americans’ sense of themselves as actors in the world. The Cold War flared into hot war and proxy war more than once, but even in times of »peace« Americans un- derstood it as a powerful and constant pressure with very

In: The American Experience of War