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Author Phillips, Timothy, author.

Title Retracing the iron curtain : a 3,000-mile journey through the end and afterlife of the Cold War / Timothy Phillips.

Publication Info. New York : The Experiment, 2023.


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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  914 PHI    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description 444 pages : illustrations, photographs, maps ; 24 cm
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Note "Originally published in Great Britain by Granta Books under the title, The curtain and the wall: a modern journey along Europe's Cold War border, copyright ©2022 by Timothy Phillips."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-432) and index.
Contents Preface : Mullafarry, Republic of Ireland -- Oslo, Norway -- Kirkenes and Grense Jakobselv, Norway -- Porkkala, Finland -- Vyborg, Russia -- Riga, Latvia -- Liepaja, Latvia -- Gotland, Sweden -- Bornholm, Denmark -- Rügen and Priwall, Germany -- Schlagsdorf and Helmstedt, Germany -- Berlin, Germany -- Potsdam, Germany -- Selb, Germany, and Aš, Czechia -- Bratislava, Slovakia -- Vienna, Austria -- Sopron, Hungary -- Nova Gorica, Slovenia, and Gorizia, Italy (I) -- Nova Gorica, Slovenia, and Gorizia, Italy (II) -- Trieste, Italy -- Tirana and Sarandë, Albania -- Corfu, Greece -- Gevgelija, North Macedonia -- Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan -- Epilogue: Sadarak, Azerbaijan, and Ani, Turkey.
Summary "An epic people's history of Europe's fraught East-West divide, by an intrepid author who followed its path from the Arctic to Turkey"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Phillips, Timothy -- Travel -- Europe.
Europe -- Description and travel.
Borderlands -- Europe.
Cold War.
Europe, Western -- Foreign relations -- Europe, Eastern.
Europe, Eastern -- Foreign relations -- Europe, Western.
ISBN 9781615199648 (hardcover)
1615199640 (hardcover)

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