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Andrew Preston

Andrew Preston teaches American history at Cambridge.

The Helsinki Conference

Andrew Preston, 20 June 2019

Who​ today remembers the Helsinki conference? Unlike other major international gatherings like the Congress of Vienna or the Paris Peace Conference, Helsinki, which concluded in 1975 after three years of intensive negotiations, has slipped from the collective memory. This is odd. As Michael Cotey Morgan points out in his fascinating new book, it was a conference with grand objectives, most...

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