1989 : The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe

By: Sarotte, Mary EliseMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPrinceton Studies in International History and Politics: Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (371 p.)ISBN: 9781400852307Subject(s): Europe -- Foreign relations -- Russia (Federation) | Europe -- Foreign relations -- United States | Europe -- History -- 1989- | Europe -- Politics and government -- 1989- | Germany -- History -- Unification, 1990 | North Atlantic Treaty Organization -- Europe, Eastern | North Atlantic Treaty Organization -- Membership | Post communism -- Europe | Russia (Federation) -- Foreign relations -- Europe | United States -- Foreign relations -- Europe | World politics -- 1989-Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: 1989 : The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War EuropeDDC classification: 940.558 LOC classification: D860 .S2694 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; List of Illustrations; Preface: A Brief Note on Scholarship and Sources; Abbreviations; INTRODUCTION Creating Post-Cold War Europe: 1989 and the Architecture of Order; CHAPTER 1: What Changes in Summer and Autumn 1989?; Tiananmen Fails to Transfer; The Americans Step Back; The Status Quo Ceases to Convince; East German Self-Confidence Rises; Television Transforms Reality; CHAPTER 2: Restoring Four-Power Rights, Reviving a Confederation in 1989; On the Night of November 9; What Next?; The Four (Occupying?) Powers; Candy, Fruit, and Sex
The Portugalov PushSpecters Revive; The Restoration and Revival Models Fall Apart; CHAPTER 3: Heroic Aspirations in 1990; The Round Table; Counterrevolution?; The Consequences of the Brush with a Stage of Terror; Emerging Controversy over Reparations and NATO; "NATO's Jurisdiction Would Not Shift One Inch Eastward"; Property Pluralism; CHAPTER 4: Prefab Prevails; The Security Solution: Two plus Four Equals NATO; The Political Solution: Article 23; The Economic Solution: Monetary Union; The Election Campaign and the Ways of the Ward Heeler; The Results of March 18
Reassuring European NeighborsCHAPTER 5: Securing Building Permits; The First Carrot: Money; The Washington Summit; The Second Carrot: NATO Reform; Breakthrough in Russia; Pay Any Price; CONCLUSION: The Legacy of 1989 and 1990; Counterfactuals; Consequences; AFTERWORD TO THE NEW EDITION: Revisiting 1989-1990 and the Origins of NATO Expansion; Introduction: Fading Memories; Bearing Unwelcome Tidings; Genscher's Thinking on NATO Expansion to Eastern Europe in 1990; The Split Between Bush and Baker; Kohl and Gorbachev; The Consequences of Camp David
Conclusion: The Persistence of Preferred MemoriesAcknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: <i>1989</i> explores the momentous events following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the effects they have had on our world ever since. Based on documents, interviews, and television broadcasts from Washington, London, Paris, Bonn, Berlin, Warsaw, Moscow, and a dozen other locations, <i>1989</i> describes how Germany unified, NATO expansion began, and Russia got left on the periphery of the new Europe. This updated edition contains a new afterword with the most recent evidence on the 1990 origins of NATO's post-Cold War expansion.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; List of Illustrations; Preface: A Brief Note on Scholarship and Sources; Abbreviations; INTRODUCTION Creating Post-Cold War Europe: 1989 and the Architecture of Order; CHAPTER 1: What Changes in Summer and Autumn 1989?; Tiananmen Fails to Transfer; The Americans Step Back; The Status Quo Ceases to Convince; East German Self-Confidence Rises; Television Transforms Reality; CHAPTER 2: Restoring Four-Power Rights, Reviving a Confederation in 1989; On the Night of November 9; What Next?; The Four (Occupying?) Powers; Candy, Fruit, and Sex

The Portugalov PushSpecters Revive; The Restoration and Revival Models Fall Apart; CHAPTER 3: Heroic Aspirations in 1990; The Round Table; Counterrevolution?; The Consequences of the Brush with a Stage of Terror; Emerging Controversy over Reparations and NATO; "NATO's Jurisdiction Would Not Shift One Inch Eastward"; Property Pluralism; CHAPTER 4: Prefab Prevails; The Security Solution: Two plus Four Equals NATO; The Political Solution: Article 23; The Economic Solution: Monetary Union; The Election Campaign and the Ways of the Ward Heeler; The Results of March 18

Reassuring European NeighborsCHAPTER 5: Securing Building Permits; The First Carrot: Money; The Washington Summit; The Second Carrot: NATO Reform; Breakthrough in Russia; Pay Any Price; CONCLUSION: The Legacy of 1989 and 1990; Counterfactuals; Consequences; AFTERWORD TO THE NEW EDITION: Revisiting 1989-1990 and the Origins of NATO Expansion; Introduction: Fading Memories; Bearing Unwelcome Tidings; Genscher's Thinking on NATO Expansion to Eastern Europe in 1990; The Split Between Bush and Baker; Kohl and Gorbachev; The Consequences of Camp David

Conclusion: The Persistence of Preferred MemoriesAcknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index

<i>1989</i> explores the momentous events following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the effects they have had on our world ever since. Based on documents, interviews, and television broadcasts from Washington, London, Paris, Bonn, Berlin, Warsaw, Moscow, and a dozen other locations, <i>1989</i> describes how Germany unified, NATO expansion began, and Russia got left on the periphery of the new Europe. This updated edition contains a new afterword with the most recent evidence on the 1990 origins of NATO's post-Cold War expansion.

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Mary Elise Sarotte is Visiting Professor of Government and History at Harvard University and Dean's Professor of History at the University of Southern California. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall .

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