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Author Lukes, Igor
Title On the edge of the Cold War [electronic resource] : American diplomats and spies in postwar Prague / Igor Lukes
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2012
Descript xii, 279 p. : ill
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Postwar Czechoslovakia: the master key to Europe? -- Resurrecting Czechoslovakia from its Munich grave -- General Eisenhower declines to liberate Prague -- Spring 1945: the Americans return to the Schönborn Palace -- Ambassador Steinhardt's delayed arrival -- A chronicle of wasted opportunities -- Steinhardt encounters reality: nationalization, expulsions, and U.S. military withdrawal -- America's warning signs: from the Ŝtĕchovice raid to the May 1946 elections -- Great expectations and lost illusions: U.S. intelligence in postwar Prague -- Passing the point of no-return: Prague withdraws from the Marshall Plan -- The communists exchange popularity for absolute power -- The Schönborn Palace under siege: Americans as "spies and saboteurs"
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries
Subject Intelligence service -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Cold War
Czechoslovakia -- Foreign relations -- United States
United States -- Foreign relations -- Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1992
Electronic books
Alt Author ProQuest (Firm)
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