Russia's Road to the Cold War

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Russia's Road to the Cold War

By Vojtech Mastny
Columbia University Press, 1979
409 pp. $16.95
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Professor Mastny's study goes more deeply into the Soviet side of wartime diplomacy than any prior work, using material never before brought together or fitted into so logical a pattern of historical interpretation. The story of how Stalin dealt with his Western allies is enriched by a wealth of information on how he dealt with the leaders and issues of Eastern Europe. The thoroughness of the inquiry compels us to respect the author's conclusions on Stalin's policy and diplomacy, on that of Churchill and of Roosevelt, and on the inevitability of the cold war.

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