NATO After Forty Years 1949 -1989

By: Kaplan, Lawrence S.; Papacosma, S. Victor; Rubin, Mark R.; Young, Ruth V.

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Fine, 1st edition uncreased, unread glossy paperback. 293 p. The conditions existing in 1949 that made the Atlantic Alliance necessary have changed dramatically over the forty years since. Then, it seemed that only American power could shelter Europe, devastated by World War II, from the grasp of the Soviet Union; Communism appears on the brink of sweeping all of the Continent. Today, the Soviet Union not only has lost control of the Eastern bloc but also is shifting itself toward a free market economy and Western-style democracy. If East-West tension was the cement that held NATO together, will East-West detente lead to the alliance crumbling? In NATO after forty Years, distinguished scholars from seven nations provide various perspectives on the alliance's history and current status, its significance in the present world, and the possibilities for its future role in world affairs.

Title: NATO After Forty Years 1949 -1989

Author Name: Kaplan, Lawrence S.; Papacosma, S. Victor; Rubin, Mark R.; Young, Ruth V.

Categories: MILITARIA,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: DE, Scholarly Resources Inc: 1990

ISBN Number: 0842023674

ISBN Number 13: 9780842023672

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: As New

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Paperback

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 29476

Keywords: 1949 OTAN - NATO 1989,