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Life Behind the Iron Curtain

Explore thousands of files documenting every aspect of life in Eastern Europe throughout the Cold War.

This collection provides a uniquely comprehensive history of post-Stalinist Eastern Europe - the perfect resource for those studying and researching politics, international relations, history and cultural studies and much more!

The Cold War Eastern Europe collection spans 1953-1982

Module I, 1953-1960                         Module II, 1961-1966                         Module III, 1967-1975                         Module IV, 1976-1982

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"Cold War Eastern Europe is a truly indispensable resource for students and academics alike studying the history of Eastern Europe, Communism and the Cold War. Due to the high quality of British diplomatic reporting, the collection will immensely enhance comparative research of the Soviet Bloc countries' history"

Csaba Békés, Research Chair, Centre of Social Sciences, Institute for Political Science, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest.

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