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Published: 10 January 2008

320 Pages | 12 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780199228195

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The Foundations of Ostpolitik

The Making of the Moscow Treaty between West Germany and the USSR

Julia von Dannenberg

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • Using recently released archival sources, this is the first systematic and comprehensive analysis of the formulation of West Germany's 'New Ostpolitik' in the late 1960s
  • Includes interviews with many important contemporary witnesses and decision-makers, including Egon Bahr, Walter Scheel, and Helmut Schmidt
  • Combines a detailed description of the treaty negotiations with a wider multi-level analysis of the different policy directions supported by the various political, administrative, and societal groups of the time

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