1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe
A book talk with author Mary Elise Sarotte (University of Southern California, School of International Relations) and discussant Norman Naimark (Stanford University, History).
Mary Elise Sarotte's newest book, 1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe, appeared with Princeton University Press on 9 November 2009, the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The Financial Times selected it as one of their "Books of the Year," and it won the both the 2010 Ferrell Prize of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR), for distinguished scholarship on US foreign policy, and the 2009 Prize from the German government's Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), for distinguished scholarship in German and European Studies. In addition, the book received reviews in Foreign Affairs, The London Review of Books, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, Süddeutsche Zeitung, and The Wall Street Journal, among other places.
Published: Monday, March 29, 2010