Keeping Tito afloat : the United States, Yugoslavia, and the Cold War (Book, 1997) [Portland Community College Library]
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Keeping Tito afloat : the United States, Yugoslavia, and the Cold War

Keeping Tito afloat : the United States, Yugoslavia, and the Cold War

Author: Lorraine M Lees
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Keeping Tito Afloat draws upon newly declassified documents to show the critical role that Yugoslavia played in U.S. foreign policy with the communist world in the early years of the Cold War. After World War II, the United States considered Yugoslavia to be a loyal Soviet satellite, but Tito surprised the West in 1948 by breaking with Stalin. Seizing this opportunity, the Truman administration sought to "keep Tito  Read more...
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Lees, Lorraine M., 1946-
Keeping Tito afloat.
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)606018548
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lorraine M Lees
ISBN: 0271016299 9780271016290 0271026502 9780271026503
OCLC Number: 34839619
Description: xviii, 246 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. 1945-1947: The Most Loyal Satellite --
2. 1948-1949: "A Loyal and Cooperative Attitude" --
3. 1950-1952: A Question of Military Ties --
4. 1953-1955: The "Rollback" of Soviet Power --
5. 1955-1956: From Belgrade to Brioni to Moscow --
6. 1956-1957: " ... Our Best Friend in the United States" --
Conclusion: 1958-1960: The Wedge Strategy Assessed.
Responsibility: Lorraine M. Lees.

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Drawing upon declassified documents, this text offers a history of US relations with Yugoslavia from 1948 to 1960. It utilizes diverse sources including personal interviews with the key US and  Read more...
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"Keeping Tito Afloat offers the most comprehensive treatment of U.S.-Yugoslav relations during the Cold War. Lees has an excellent feel for the development of policy within the American government, Read more...

 
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