Apr. 20: Ending the Cold War

 

Topics:
  Bush/Baker, Gorbachev, The Revolutions of 1989, Yeltsin, Detente II, Germany Reunified
Readings:
 

Required:
Paterson, American Foreign Relations, pp. 467-71.

Mann, Rise of the Vulcans, pp. 165-78.

Gaddis, Strategies of Containment, pp. 377-79.

Philip Zelikow and Condoleeza Rice, Germany Unified and Europe Transformed: A Study in Statecraft. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1997, pp. 4-38.


Suggested:
Jeremi Suri, "Explaining the End of the Cold War: A New Historical Consensus?," Journal of Cold War Studies, vol. 4 no. 4 (Fall 2002), pp. 60-92.

Steven F. Hayward, Reagan's Triumph, The Claremont Institute Online (Winter, 2002).

Merrill and Paterson, Major Problems in American Foreign Relations, pp. 505-10.

 
Additional Resources:
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