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

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NATO After Forty Years 1949 -1989

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

Price: $8.00

Publisher: DE, Scholarly Resources Inc: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29476

ISBN: 0842023674

Condition: As New


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, w... View more info