Ion Calafeteanu, Grigore Gafencu. Thoughts over the Iron Curtain (Bucureşti: Editura Enciclopedică, 2006), 579 pp. Cover Image
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Ion Calafeteanu, Grigore Gafencu. Gânduri peste Cortina de Fier (Bucureşti: Editura Enciclopedică, 2006), 579 pp.
Ion Calafeteanu, Grigore Gafencu. Thoughts over the Iron Curtain (Bucureşti: Editura Enciclopedică, 2006), 579 pp.

Author(s): Mihai Bogdan Dumitrescu
Subject(s): History
Published by: Editura Cetatea de Scaun
Keywords: Grigore Gafencu; radio; freedom; Iron Curtain

Summary/Abstract: REVIEW: The volume published by historian Ion Calafeteanu, a leading specialist in the history of the Romanian diplomacy during the 20th century, contains a number of 186 documents with a special relevance to the understanding of the international relations after the Second World War. These documents are useful for both qualified and average users interested in the post-war international relations. Calafeteanu, the author of many studies and books approaching Grigore Gafencu’s political and diplomatic role. This paper aims to clarify the role played by the former foreign minister in the post-war diplomacy and the defense of Romania’s interests, albeit conducted from outside, by this diplomat.

  • Issue Year: 2007
  • Issue No: 7-8
  • Page Range: 151-152
  • Page Count: 2
  • Language: English