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The Resource Yalta : the price of peace, S.M. Plokhy

Yalta : the price of peace, S.M. Plokhy

Label
Yalta : the price of peace
Title
Yalta
Title remainder
the price of peace
Statement of responsibility
S.M. Plokhy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A major new history of the eight days in February 1945 when FDR, Churchill, and Stalin decided the fate of the world. Harvard historian Serhii Plokhy goes against conventional wisdom--cemented during the Cold War--and argues that an ailing Roosevelt did better than we think. Much has been made of FDR's handling of the Depression; here we see him as wartime chief
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.53/14
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D734
LC item number
.P55 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Yalta : the price of peace, S.M. Plokhy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 409-430) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- pt. 1. Operation Argonaut -- The President's journey -- Meeting at Malta -- The Tsar's playground -- A red host -- pt. 2. The warriors' summit -- The Big Three reunion -- Winter offensive -- The German question -- The spoils of war : French zone and German loot -- pt. 3. A new world order -- The Security Council -- In the Fuhrer's shadow -- Dividing Balkans -- The battle for Poland -- What would Ukrainians say? -- pt. 4. The diplomats' chessboard -- The United Nations -- Stalemate on Poland -- The bombline -- Far Eastern blitz : Japan and China -- Standing on the crest of a hill -- pt. 5. The wheels of compromise -- A Polish surrender -- The fate of Germany -- Liberated Europe and the Balkan deal -- Imperial impasse : Iran and Turkey -- Secret agreements : China and the UN -- Prisoners of war -- pt. 6. The spirit of Yalta -- The last supper -- Crossing the finish line -- Days of hope -- pt. 7. The coming storm -- Spring alarm : POWs and Eastern Europe -- Spy wars -- New realities : the UN, Germany, Poland, and the Pope -- Without Roosevelt -- Epilogue
Control code
1213757
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 451 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780143118923
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009026833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1213757
  • (Sirsi) 1213757
  • (OCoLC)424332392
Label
Yalta : the price of peace, S.M. Plokhy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 409-430) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- pt. 1. Operation Argonaut -- The President's journey -- Meeting at Malta -- The Tsar's playground -- A red host -- pt. 2. The warriors' summit -- The Big Three reunion -- Winter offensive -- The German question -- The spoils of war : French zone and German loot -- pt. 3. A new world order -- The Security Council -- In the Fuhrer's shadow -- Dividing Balkans -- The battle for Poland -- What would Ukrainians say? -- pt. 4. The diplomats' chessboard -- The United Nations -- Stalemate on Poland -- The bombline -- Far Eastern blitz : Japan and China -- Standing on the crest of a hill -- pt. 5. The wheels of compromise -- A Polish surrender -- The fate of Germany -- Liberated Europe and the Balkan deal -- Imperial impasse : Iran and Turkey -- Secret agreements : China and the UN -- Prisoners of war -- pt. 6. The spirit of Yalta -- The last supper -- Crossing the finish line -- Days of hope -- pt. 7. The coming storm -- Spring alarm : POWs and Eastern Europe -- Spy wars -- New realities : the UN, Germany, Poland, and the Pope -- Without Roosevelt -- Epilogue
Control code
1213757
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 451 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780143118923
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009026833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1213757
  • (Sirsi) 1213757
  • (OCoLC)424332392

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