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The Resource Yalta : the price of peace, S. M. Plokhy

Yalta : the price of peace, S. M. Plokhy

Label
Yalta : the price of peace
Title
Yalta
Title remainder
the price of peace
Statement of responsibility
S. M. Plokhy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A major new history of the eight days in February 1945 when FDR, Churchill, and Stalin decided the fate of the world. Harvard historian Serhii Plokhy goes against conventional wisdom--cemented during the Cold War--and argues that an ailing Roosevelt did better than we think. Much has been made of FDR's handling of the Depression; here we see him as wartime chief
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Plokhy, Serhii
Dewey number
940.53/14
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D734
LC item number
.P55 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Yalta Conference
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World politics
Label
Yalta : the price of peace, S. M. Plokhy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
pt. I. Operation Argonaut. The President's journey -- Meeting on Malta -- The Tsar's playground -- A red host -- pt. II. A warriors' summit. Reunion of the Big Three -- The winter offensive -- The German question -- Spoils of war -- pt. III. A new world order. The Security Council -- In the Führer's shadow -- Dividing the Balkans -- The battle for Poland -- "What would Ukrainians say?" -- pt. IV. The diplomats' chessboard. Counting votes in the United Nations -- Stalemate on Poland -- The bombline -- The Far Eastern blitz : Japan and China -- "Allies should not deceive" -- pt. V. The wheels of compromise. A Polish surrender -- The fate of Germany -- Liberated Europe and the Balkan deal -- Iran, Turkey, and the empire -- Secret agreements -- Prisoners of war -- pt. VI. The spirit of Yalta. The last supper -- Crossing the finish line -- Days of hope -- pt. VII. The coming storm. Signs of trouble -- Spy wars -- Stalin digs in -- After Roosevelt -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn424332392
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 451 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670021413
Lccn
2009026833
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)424332392
Label
Yalta : the price of peace, S. M. Plokhy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
pt. I. Operation Argonaut. The President's journey -- Meeting on Malta -- The Tsar's playground -- A red host -- pt. II. A warriors' summit. Reunion of the Big Three -- The winter offensive -- The German question -- Spoils of war -- pt. III. A new world order. The Security Council -- In the Führer's shadow -- Dividing the Balkans -- The battle for Poland -- "What would Ukrainians say?" -- pt. IV. The diplomats' chessboard. Counting votes in the United Nations -- Stalemate on Poland -- The bombline -- The Far Eastern blitz : Japan and China -- "Allies should not deceive" -- pt. V. The wheels of compromise. A Polish surrender -- The fate of Germany -- Liberated Europe and the Balkan deal -- Iran, Turkey, and the empire -- Secret agreements -- Prisoners of war -- pt. VI. The spirit of Yalta. The last supper -- Crossing the finish line -- Days of hope -- pt. VII. The coming storm. Signs of trouble -- Spy wars -- Stalin digs in -- After Roosevelt -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn424332392
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 451 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670021413
Lccn
2009026833
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)424332392

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