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Title The Prague Spring and the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968 / edited by Günter Bischof, Stefan Karner, and Peter Ruggenthaler

Publ Info Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  DB2232 .P743 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  DB2232 .P743 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  DB2232 P743 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  DB2232 .P743 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 510 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Series Harvard Cold War studies book series
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Foreword / Peter Kolá -- pt. 1. Introduction and historical context -- Introduction / Günter Bischof, Stefan Karner, and Peter Ruggenthaler -- The Prague Spring and the Soviet invasion in historical perspective / Mark Kramer -- pt. 2. Czechoslovakia, the Soviet Union, and the "Prague Spring" -- Reforms in the Communist Party : Prague Spring and apprehension about a Soviet invasion / Oldich Tma -- Soviet society in the 1960s / Vladislav Zubok -- Politburo decision-making on the Czechoslovak crisis in 1968 / Mikhail Prozumenshchikov -- The KGB and the Czechoslovak crisis of 1968 : preconditions for the Soviet invasion and occupation of Czechoslovakia / Nikita Petrov -- The Moscow "negotiations" : "normalizing relations" between the Soviet leadership and the Czechoslovak delegation after the invasion / Peter Ruggenthaler and Harald Knoll -- pt. 3. The Great Powers and the year of crisis in 1968 -- The Johnson administration, the Vietnam War, and the American South's response to the Vietnam War / Mark Carson -- "No action" : the Johnson administration and the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia in August 1968 / Günter Bischof -- Strategic warning : the CIA and the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia / Donald Steury -- Defense and détente : Britain, the Soviet Union, and the 1968 Czech crisis / Saki Dockrill -- Paris and the Prague Spring / Georges-Henri Soutou -- France, Italy, the Western communists, and the Prague Spring / Alessandro Brogi -- pt. 4. European neighbors during the Prague Spring -- The USSR, the Federal Republic of Germany, and the Czechoslovak crisis of 1968 / Aleksei Filitov -- Ulbricht, East Germany, and the Prague Spring / Manfred Wilke -- Hungary and the Prague Spring / Csaba Békés -- Tito, the Bloc-Free Movement, and the Prague Spring / Tvrtko Jakovina -- Austria and the end of the Prague Spring : neutrality in the crucible? / Stefan Karner and Peter Ruggenthaler -- Appendix 1: "Counterrevolution" in Prague -- Appendix 2: "We are ready at any time-- to assist the Czechoslovak people together with the armies-- of the Warsaw Pact" -- Appendix 3: "Secret" memorandum : Eugene V. Rostow to Dean Rusk, 10 May 1968 -- Appendix 4: On the results of the Warsaw Meeting of the Delegations of Communist Parties and Workers' Parties from Socialist Countries -- Appendix 5: CC urging the United States to halt "hostile U.S. media campaign" against the Soviet Union -- Appendix 6: "Secret" memorandum by Nathaniel Davis, "Czechoslovak contingencies" -- Appendix 7: Memorandum Ambassador McGhee to secretary of state, 21 August 1968 -- Appendix 8: Svoboda about Dubek : "If he were to resign from his post, it would be better for all of us" -- Appendix 9: "Secret" and "top secret" secretary of defense staff meetings, 1968 -- Appendix 10: "U.S. propaganda strengthening NATO."
LC subject Czechoslovakia -- History -- Intervention, 1968
Czechoslovakia -- Politics and government -- 1968-1989
Czechoslovakia -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1992
World politics -- 1965-1975
Add Author Bischof, Günter, 1953-
Karner, Stefan, 1952-
Ruggenthaler, Peter, 1976-
ISBN 9780739143049 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739143042 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780739143063 (electronic)
0739143069 (electronic)