Falsche Freunde im Kalten Krieg?
Sowjetische Freundschaftsgesellschaften in Westeuropa als Instrumente und Akteure der Cultural Diplomacy
[Duplicitous Friends in the Cold War? Soviet Friendship Associations in Western Europe as Instruments and Actors in Cultural Diplomacy]
Series:Studien zur Internationalen Geschichte 46
Aims and Scope
Promoting “friendship” with the Soviet Union during the Cold War was no small task. Yet, alongside the expansion of political diplomatic missions, the Friendship Associations did serve to expand East-West cultural exchange. The comparative examination of several countries opens perspectives on the interplay between government and societal actors in cultural foreign policy.