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The nature of détente

Subtitle:
relaxations of tension in US-Soviet relations, 1953-1976
Abstract:

This study attempts to ascertain the nature of détente by clarifying the term, identifying common elements working for and against détente, and considering whether the history of various periods of détente suggests a cyclical or progressive pattern.

First, détente is defined as a process - not a condition, policy or historical period. More specifically, it is the process of easing tension between states whose interests are so radically divergent that the possibilities of reconcilia...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Social Studies
Publication date:
1983
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602363880
URN:
uuid:6614e1b0-70d7-46eb-90a9-5e3c4dcb3aa7
Local pid:
td:602363880

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