In this long-awaited sequel to his acclaimed Russias Road to the Cold War (1979), Vojtech Mastny offers a thorough history of the early years of the Cold War, drawing upon his extensive research in newly opened Soviet archives. Just as the earlier volume offered the definitive portrait of Joseph Stalins foreign policy during World War II, The Cold War and Soviet Insecurity affords readers an equally superb account of Stalins foreign policy during his last years. Combining important new data with the fascinating insights of one of our leading authorities on Soviet affairs, this book illuminates a crucial period in recent world history.
- Publication Date:
- 11 / 09 / 1998