Drawing the Line: The American Decision to Divide Germany, 1944-1949 / Edition 1

Drawing the Line: The American Decision to Divide Germany, 1944-1949 / Edition 1

by Carolyn Woods Eisenberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521627176

ISBN-13: 9780521627177

Pub. Date: 03/28/1998

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In this fresh and challenging study of the origins of the Cold War, Professor Eisenberg traces the American role in dividing postwar Germany. Drawing upon original documentary sources, she explores how U.S. policy makers chose partition and mobilized reluctant West Europeans behind that approach. The book casts new light on the Berlin blockade, demonstrating that the…  See more details below

Overview

In this fresh and challenging study of the origins of the Cold War, Professor Eisenberg traces the American role in dividing postwar Germany. Drawing upon original documentary sources, she explores how U.S. policy makers chose partition and mobilized reluctant West Europeans behind that approach. The book casts new light on the Berlin blockade, demonstrating that the United States rejected United Nations mediation and relied on its nuclear monopoly as the means of protecting its German agenda.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521627177
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
522
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Plans; 2. Making peace; 3. The limits of reform: the US zone; 4. A fragile friendship; 5. The Russian challenge; 6. Bizonal beginnings; 7. The doctors deliberate; 8. Marshall's medicine; 9. A separate state; 10. Cold War Germany; 11. Winning; Conclusion: the American decision to divide Germany.

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