At a century's ending : reflections, 1982-1995

  • 1st ed.
  • New York : W.W. Norton ©1996
Physical description
351 pages ; 25 cm
  • 0393038823
  • 9780393038828
  • Includes index.
  • Includes index.
  • pt. 1. Background. The war to end war -- Historical inevitability and world war (1890-1914) -- Flashbacks -- Communism in Russian history -- Religion in Russia -- pt. 2. Nuclear weapons and Christian faith. Toward peace on two fronts -- The state of U.S.-Soviet relations -- America's Far-Eastern policy at the height of the Cold War -- American policy toward Russia on the eve of the 1984 presidential election -- First things first at the summit -- Containment: then and now -- Foreward to The Pathology of Power by Norman Cousins -- Threat lies in arms race, not force -- pt. 3. Cold War, its decline and fall. American democracy and foreign policy -- U.S.-Soviet relations: containment as a prerequisite for accommodation -- The Marshall Plan and the future of the west -- Is the Cold War over? -- Just another great power -- NATO and the Warsaw Pact -- A new age of European security -- Remarks for the Milwaukee Forum -- Republicans won the Cold War? -- pt. 4. Reviews and introductions. The Balkan Crises: 1913 and 1993 -- In the American mirror -- The Gorbachev prospect -- The buried past -- Letter to Robert Tucker -- Foreward to Before the Storm, by Marion Grafin Donhoff -- Witness -- Keeping the faith -- pt. 5. Miscellaneous. Morality and foreign policy -- Security and the Moscow embassy -- Somalia, through a glass darkly -- Remarks delivered at a birthday party of the Slavic Division of the New York Public Library -- History, literature, and the road to Peterhof -- Acceptance speech, Gold Medal for History -- Upon receiving the Toynbee Prize -- The new Russia as a neighbor. rc.
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  • A collection of essays, reviews, and speeches examining the changes in the world and in the relations between the United States and the Soviet Union and Russia during the twentieth century.