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Title Cold War spy stories from Eastern Europe / edited by Valentina Glajar, Alison Lewis, and Corina L. Petrescu.

Publication Info. Lincoln : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2019]

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Summary "With the opening of the secret police archives in many countries in Eastern Europe comes the unique chance to excavate many forgotten spy stories and narrate them for the first time. 'Cold War Spy Stories from Eastern Europe' brings together a wide range of Cold War spy stories from the Eastern Bloc and explores stories compiled from the East German Stasi, the Romanian Securitate, and the Ukrainian KGB files"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The file story of the Securitate officer Samuel Feld / Valentina Glajar -- Man without a face : the autobiographical self-fashioning of spymaster Markus Wolf / Mary Beth Stein -- The Stasi's secret war on books : Uwe Berger and the Cold War spy as informant and book reviewer / Alison Lewis -- Soviet narratives of subversion and redemption during the second Cold War and beyond : the case of Father Dmitrii Dudko / Julie Fedor -- Of sources and files : the making of the Securitate target Ana Novac / Corina l. Petrescu -- Espionage and intimacy : West Berlin Turkish men in the Stasi's eyes / Jennifer A. Miller -- Fleeing to the West : the 1978 airplane hijacking from Gdansk to West Berlin / Axel hildebrandt -- Espionage and the Cold War in DEFA films : double agents in For Eyes Only (1963) and Chiffriert an Chef Ausfall Nr. 5 (1979) / Carol Anne Costabile-Heming -- Breaking borders : Niklaus Schilling's critical spy drama The Willi Busch Report / Lisa Haegele -- Political ambiguity in recent Cold War spy stories on screen / Cheryl Dueck.
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Subject Espionage -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century.
Espionage -- Communist countries -- History.
Spies -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century.
Spies -- Europe, Eastern -- Biography.
Cold War.
Espionage in literature.
Espionage in motion pictures.
Cold War in literature.
Cold War in motion pictures.
Europe, Eastern -- History -- 1945-1989.
Cold War (1945-1989)
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Biographies.
History.
Added Author Glajar, Valentina, editor.
Lewis, Alison, 1958- editor.
Petrescu, Corina L., editor.
Other Form: Print version: Cold War spy stories from Eastern Europe. Lincoln : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2019] 9781640121874 (DLC) 2018036252 (OCoLC)1048943323
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