Please take a moment to review Hachette Book Group's updated Privacy Policy: read the updated policy here.

Ending the Cold War

Ending the Cold War

Uniting Germany, Transforming Europe, and Balancing the Global Order

A definitive account of how the Cold War was brought to an end, and how that historic resolution has created our geopolitical present.
Read More

Genre: Nonfiction / Political Science / Geopolitics

On Sale: September 10th 2019

Price: $35 / $45.5 (CAD)

Page Count: 512

ISBN-13: 9781538764671

What's Inside

Read More Read Less

Reader Reviews

Praise

PRAISE FOR PHILIP ZELIKOW AND CONDOLEEZZA RICE:

"Zelikow and Rice have drawn on thousands of still-classified documents in the American archives. But their industry has not stopped there: to tell the Soviet and German sides of the story, they consulted the East German and Russian archives and interviewed a host of European leaders. The quality of their writing and the depth of their research ensure that their exemplary study will serve as the starting point for all future work on German foreign policy after the Cold War."
New York Times Book Review
Read More Arrow Icon
"An important behind-the-scenes account of how East Germany was folded into West Germany at breakneck speed -- an event that precipitated the demise of the Soviet Union."—The New Yorker
Read More Arrow Icon
"For the first time, the inside story -- what the policymakers thought and did behind the scenes -- is recounted by two participants, using interviews and secret documents...[The book] conveys the sweeping changes devised by a handful of leaders and their aides as they sought to capitalize on a rare, momentary acceleration of history. It also captures the candid exchanges among leaders about long-range fundamentals in Europe."—International Herald Tribune
Read More Arrow Icon