Trial: Cold War Eastern Europe, Module I:1953-1960

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Cold War Eastern Europe, Module I:1953-1960 provides digital access to over six thousand primary source files from the political departments of the U.K. Foreign Office relating to the Soviet Union, East Germany, Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria and Albania.

The files cover every aspect of political, economic, cultural, social and dissident life behind the ‘Iron Curtain’ ranging from state leadership to protest movements; agricultural output to international trade agreements; scientific progress to minority populations; religion to sporting events; and state run media to popular culture.

Trial ends on Friday 9th March 2018.

Please note: The My Archive and the Document and Citation Download functions are not available on this trial edition. Documents can be viewed using the image viewer function.

This database can also be found via Helka database.

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