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Yalta: The Price of Peace Paperback – Bargain Price, Jan. 25 2011

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Product details

  • Paperback : 480 pages
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0143118923
  • ISBN-10 : 9780143118923
  • Product Dimensions : 21.34 x 14.2 x 2.67 cm
  • Publisher : Penguin Books (Jan. 25 2011)
  • Item Weight : 458 g
  • ASIN : 0143118927
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40 ratings

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The end of the Cold War has given scholars a chance to step back and take a more dispassionate look at those eight consequential days in February 1945. It is hard to imagine anyone doing so better than S.M. Plokhy in 'Yalta: The Price of Peace' ... colorful and gripping ... The Wall Street Journal Harvard historian S.M. Plokhy has produced a gripping narrative of the eight days in February 1945 when the Big Three - Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin - convened the Yalta summit as World War II raged on. The Boston Globe

About the Author

Serhii Plokhii (Plokhy) is Mykhailo Hrushevsky professor of Ukrainian history at Harvard University and the author of several award-winning books on Ukrainian and Russian history, including The Cossacks and Religion in Early Modern Ukraine (Oxford, 2001), The Origins of the Slavic Nations: Premodern Identities in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus (Cambridge, 2006), and Ukraine and Russia: Representations of the Past (Toronto, 2008). His revisionist account of the 1945 Yalta conference, Yalta: The Price of Peace was released by Viking Press on 4 February 2010, to mark the 65-th anniversary of the start of the Yalta Conference.