CrossAsia Entry: Cold War International History Project
http://cwihp.si.edu/ (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C., USA) Description: A top quality resource for the history of the cold war. Its Virtual Archive is fully searchable (try a quick search for "china"), but also files the documents according to the following topics: (1) Bulletin Issue; (2) Keywords; (3) Keyword/Subject; (4) Keyword/Year; (5) Collection; (6) Geographic Subject. Includes among others important original sources on Sino-US and Sino-Soviet relations from the 1960s. Citation: CWIHP was established at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., in 1991 with the generous support of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.The Cold War International History Project disseminates new information and perspectives on the history of the Cold War, in particular new findings from previously inaccessible sources on "the other side" -- the former Communist world. Site content: (1) Upcoming Events ; (2) CWIHP Bulletin (recently released and translated documents from former Communist-world archives, along with brief introductions by leading Cold War historians and archivists); (3) CWIHP Working Paper Series (outlet for historians who have gained access to newly-available archives and sources and would like to share their results); (4) CWIHP Virtual Archive (all material from the Bulletin and the Working Paper Series fully available on-line; includes searching facility).
Availability: All material freely available!
Subject: History, Politics Region: International XP Language: English
Ressource type: Collection of articles/texts Imported from IGCS