European Integration and the Cold War: Ostpolitik-Westpolitik, 1965-1973
This edited volume uses newly released archival material to show linkages between the development of the European Union and the Cold War.
Containing essays by well-known Cold War scholars such as Jussi Hanhimaki, Wilfried Loth and Piers Ludlow, the book looks at:
Nixon and Kissinger’s policies are set out as the background of US policy against which each of the European players was compelled to operate, explaining how Washington saw European integration as part of the over-arching Cold War.
European Integration and the Cold Warwill appeal to students of Cold War history, European politics, and international history.