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The Prague Spring and the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968

edited by Günter Bischof, Stefan Karner, and Peter Ruggenthaler.
  • Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2009.
  • xii, 510 pages ; 25 cm.
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Contents
  • 1. Introduction / Peter Ruggenthaler / Stefan Karner / Gunter Bischof
  • 2. Prague Spring and the Soviet invasion in historical perspective / Mark Kramer
  • 3. Reforms in the Communist Party : the Prague Spring and apprehension about a Soviet invasion / Oldrich Tuma
  • 4. Soviet society in the 1960s / Vladislav Zubok
  • 5. Politburo decision-making on the Czechoslovak crisis in 1968 / Mikhail Prozumenshchikov
  • 6. KGB and the Czechoslovak crisis of 1968 : preconditions for the Soviet invasion and occupation of Czechoslovakia / Nikita Petrov
  • 7. Moscow "negotiations" : "normalizing relations" between the Soviet leadership and the Czechoslovak delegation after the invasion / Harald Knoll / Peter Ruggenthaler
  • 8. Johnson administration, the Vietnam War, and the American South's response to the Vietnam War / Mark Carson
  • 9. "No action" : the Johnson Administration and the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia in August 1968 / Gunter Bischof
  • 10. Strategic warning : the CIA and the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia / Donald P. Steury
  • 11. Defense and detente : Britain, the Soviet Union, and the 1968 Czech crisis / Salti Ruth Dockrill
  • 12. Paris and the Prague Spring / Georges-Henri Soutou
  • 13. France, Italy, the Western Communists, and the Prague Spring / Alessandro Brogi
  • 14. USSR, the Federal Republic of Germany, and the Czechoslovak crisis of 1968 / Aleksei Filitov
  • 15. Ulbricht, East Germany, and the Prague Spring / Manfred Wilke
  • 16. Hungary and the Prague Spring / Csaba Bekes
  • 17. Tito, the bloc-free movement, and the Prague Spring / Turtko Jakovina
  • 18. Austria and the end of the Prague Spring : neutrality in the crucible? / Stefan Karner / Peter Ruggenthaler
  • App. 1 "Counterrevolution" in Prague
  • App. 2 "We are ready at any time ... to assist the Czechoslovak people together with the armies ... of the Warsaw Pact"
  • App. 3 "Secret" memorandum : Eugene V. Rostow to Dean Rusk, 10 May 1968
  • App. 4 On the results of the Warsaw meeting of the delegations of Communist parties and workers' parties from socialist countries
  • App. 5 CC urging the United States to halt "hostile U.S. media campaign" against the Soviet Union
  • App. 6 "Secret" memorandum by Nathaniel Davis, "Czechoslovak contingencies"
  • App. 7 Memorandum from Ambassador McGhee to the Secretary of State, 21 August 1968
  • App. 8 Svoboda about Dubcek : "if he were to resign from his post, it would be better for all of us"
  • App. 9 "Secret" and "top secret" Secretary of Defense staff meetings, 1968
  • App. 10 "U.S. propaganda strengthening NATO".
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9780739143049 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0739143042 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780739143063 (electronic)
  • 0739143069 (electronic)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2009036547
  • OCLC: 671764237
  • OCLC: 671764237