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Author Spohr, Kristina.

Title Germany and the Baltic problem after the Cold War : the development of a new Ostpolitik, 1989-2000 / Kristina Spohr Readman ; preface by Hans-Dietrich Genscher
Published London ; New York : Taylor & Francis e-Library, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (247 pages)
Contents 1. Germany and the Baltics in the Cold War's endgame, 1989-91 -- 2. German questions past and present -- 3. Unified Germany's West (europa)politik at a 'time which as yet has no name' -- 4. Germany and Russia reborn : back to the future? -- 5. The Baltic States : a gauge of unified Germany's Ostpolitik and European security -- Conclusion, or one answer to the German question -- Postscript : the methodology of a contemporary history
Summary The root question this book addresses is how the new Germany will use its re-found status as a great power. Does Germany - as in the past - aim to dominate Europe? Or has it renounced its imperial ambitions following the trauma of division during the Cold War?In seeking answers to these questions, Kristina Spohr Readman scrutinises the development of Germany's new Ostpolitik (eastern policy) in the period 1989-2000. Against the background of recent European history, she analyses the re-establishment of a special relationship between Bonn/Berlin and Moscow. In particular, she a
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed 24 Mar., 2009)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 210-225) and index
Subject Post-communism -- Baltic States.
Post-communism -- Europe, Eastern.
Baltic States -- Foreign relations -- Germany.
Europe, Eastern -- Foreign relations -- Germany.
Germany -- Foreign relations -- Baltic States.
Germany -- Foreign relations -- Europe, Eastern.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203489454 (master e-book)
0203582349 (Adobe e-Reader format)
9780203489451 (master e-book)
9780203582343 (Adobe e-Reader format)