This book examines the planned disaggregation of the global structures of the Cold War. In the final years of a decades-long era of bipolarity, the United States and the Soviet Union co managed a continental transformation that erased Europe’s Iron Curtain.
Ralph L. Dietl is senior lecturer in international and European history at Queen's University Belfast.
Part I: A Planned Revolution, 1984–89
Chapter 1: The Genesis of Co-creation, 1984–88
Chapter 2: A Shattered World? 1989
Part II: The European Settlement, 1989–91
Chapter 3: The End of the Cold War: The German Settlement
Chapter 4: The Collapse of the Soviet Union, 1991–92