In This Review

Central and South East Europe, 1945-1948
Central and South East Europe, 1945-1948
By R. R. Betts
Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1950, 227 pp

A number of specialists have collaborated in rather dutifully recording the course of events in the Soviet satellite zone from 1945 to 1948. The multiplicity of points of view tends to obscure the all-important feature of Soviet influence, despite the editor's effort in a concluding chapter to see "whether any pattern of cause and event is discernible."