particularly its claim to exclude other approaches, will not be accepted
by many Cold War historians. But the more enduring message, and one only
underlined by this volume, is that there is a clear opening for
comprehensive studies of what is meant by the Cold War in the Third World
and that such studies will have to try hard not to be stimulating and
1 Mary E. Sarotte, 1989 : The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe
(Princeton, N.J. ; Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2009); Frederic
Bozo, Europe and the End of the Cold War : A Reappraisal (London:
Routledge, 2008); Michael Meyer, The Year That Changed the World : The
Untold Story Behind the Fall of the Berlin Wall, 1st Scribner hardcover
ed. (New York: Scribner, 2009); Jeffrey A. Engel, The Fall of the Berlin
Wall : The Revolutionary Legacy of 1989 (Oxford ; New York: Oxford
University Press, 2009).
2 Artemy M. Kalinovsky and Sergey Radchenko, "Introduction," in The End of
the Cold War and the Third World : New Perspectives on Regional Conflict
(London ; New York: Routledge, 2011), p. 7.
3 For the leading work on the Cold War and the Third World as a whole, see
Odd Arne Westad, The Global Cold War: Third World Interventions and the
Making of Our Times (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007).
6 Savranskaya, "Gorbachev and the Third World," p. 30.
7 Mark Kramer, "The Decline in Soviet Arms Transfers to the Third World,
1986-1991," in The End of the Cold War and the Third World : New
Perspectives on Regional Conflict (London ; New York: Routledge, 2011), p.