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The German Question and the International Order, 1943–48


Part of the Global Conflict and Security since 1945 book series (GCON)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Nicolas Lewkowicz
    Pages 1-13
  3. Nicolas Lewkowicz
    Pages 47-81
  4. Nicolas Lewkowicz
    Pages 82-103
  5. Nicolas Lewkowicz
    Pages 104-132
  6. Nicolas Lewkowicz
    Pages 153-168
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 183-253

About this book


An analysis of the German Question's influence on the origins of the Cold War, arguing that the legal and diplomatic intercourse between the Allies regarding the treatment of the German Question brought forward the elements of intervention and coexistence which formed the basis for a relatively peaceful postwar international order.


Cold War revolution Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.School of HistoryUniversity of KentUK

About the authors

NICOLAS LEWKOWICZicolas was educated at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK and at The University of Nottingham, UK, where he received his PhD in History. He has taught modern European history at the Universities of Nottingham, Leicester, Birmingham and Bristol. He currently lectures at the University of Kent.

Bibliographic information


'...Lewkowicz has made a valuable contribution to our understanding of the beginnings of the Cold War, also drawing some interesting parallels between the German precedent and Bosnia-Hercegovina, Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan...' - Martin Lak, Erasmus University Rotterdam, German History