Rachel Applebaum

Assistant Professor

Empire of Friends
Soviet Power and Socialist Internationalism in Cold War Czechoslovakia
Rachel Applebaum
The familiar story of Soviet power in Cold War Eastern Europe focuses on political repression and military force. But in Empire of Friends, Rachel Applebaum shows how the Soviet Union simultaneously promoted a policy of transnational friendship with its Eastern Bloc satellites to create a cohesive socialist world. This friendship project...





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