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Living the Cold War - 9781445669618

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  • Product code: BKKZO
  • ISBN: 9781445669618
  • Publisher: Amberley Publishing
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 16.0cm x 24.0cm
  • Pages: 304
  • Publish date: 15/10/2017

Living the Cold War (Hardback)

Living the Cold War - 9781445669618

Sir Christopher Mallaby


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The centre-piece of this memoir by Christopher Mallaby, former British Ambassador in Germany and France, is the unification of Germany in 1990 - the culmination of years of work by he and his colleagues. As Ambassador he held different views from the Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. He saw unification as the key to ending the Cold War with a peaceful victory for the West and the liberation of millions in eastern and central Europe from Soviet control. She did not like the Germans and opposed unification. Christopher Mallaby writes vividly of many other people, places and events: He and his wife were a young couple in Moscow in the Cuban Missile crisis, and knew they might be destroyed by American nuclear weapons. Mallaby explains why Khrushchev took such a huge risk and why he yielded to President Kennedy. This book describes the work of diplomats and leaders on many other fronts, from dealing with the threat of the Soviet Union to Britain's attempt to persuade Argentina to withdraw peacefully from the Falklands. And he brings different experiences alive, from the KGB's harassment of diplomats in Moscow to the fascination of his time as Ambassador in France. In doing so, Mallaby shows what diplomats can really achieve. And he mixes amusing incidents with an insider's insights on crucial world events.

Product Details

  • Product code: BKKZO
  • ISBN: 9781445669618
  • Publisher: Amberley Publishing
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 16.0cm x 24.0cm
  • Pages: 304
  • Publish date: 15/10/2017

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