Detente in Europe, 1972-1976
Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series III, Volume III
Edited by Gill Bennett, Keith A. Hamilton
To Be Published September 30th 2013 by Routledge – 544 pages
Series: Whitehall Histories
Drawing on records of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, this work focuses on Britain's role in the Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions in Vienna, and British policy towards the Soviet Union and its satellites. British reactions to detente between the superpowers are charted.
'It is well worth a couple of hours' examination. For it includes pages that reveal the working of the Foreign Office in mind. Read them and you will forgive Robin Cook everything.' - The Guardian