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Bulgaria in British foreign policy, 1943-1949

Stankova, Marietta, author

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Summary

  • This book explores Britain's involvement in Bulgaria between 1943 and 1949, and by integrating little-known Communist Party documents with British diplomatic records, offers a new understanding of the origins of the Cold War in Bulgaria and the Balkans.

Notes

  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • English

Contents

  • Allied cooperation during the World War: "What will be the place of Bulgaria at the judgement seat?" -- Bulgaria in British postwar planning -- Getting Bulgaria out of the war -- Rising tensions and lowering expectations during the armistice: "Britain has to be a little more than a spectator" -- The principles of British postwar policy towards Bulgaria -- Observing the establishment of communist rule in Bulgaria -- Recognizing the Bulgarian communist regime -- Consolidation of the Cold War frontline: "we are supporting certain principles" -- British acceptance of communist rule in Bulgaria
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