Russian Revolutions and the Soviet Regime #21: Soviet Foreign Policy in the 1930s

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Indiana University. Radio and Television Service; Byrnes, Robert Francis
Robert F. Byrnes was a Professor of History at Indiana University from 1956 to 1988 and served as director of the Russian and East European Institute at IU from 1959-1962 and 1971-1975. Byrnes specialized in the study of Russian conservative thought, Russian historical writing, anti-Semitism in France and Europe, the Soviet role in world affairs after World War II, American policy toward Eastern Europe, and Soviet American relations. 

This film is part of series Byrnes created in 1959 for distance learning purposes. This lecture contains: Discussion of Russian foreign policy in the 1930s. Discusses the geopolitics of 1920s Europe and how these geopolitical conditions led to Russia's 1930s world stance. Also discusses Russia's foreign policy towards China and Japan. Finally details the interactions of Russia and Germany, both pre- and post-Hitler, concluding with discussion of the Munich pact immediately preceding World War II, and its consequences. 
Indiana University Department of History
Russia --Study and teaching (Higher) --Indiana --Bloomington.
Robert F. Byrnes papers
University Archives
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[Item], Robert F. Byrnes papers, Collection C388, Indiana University Archives, Bloomington.

An Indiana University Radio and Television Service presentation produced in cooperation with the I.U. Department of History with a grant from the Ford Foundation; a Television Correspondence Course.
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Other: GR00454464; Other: C388.33A; MDPI Barcode: 40000003339241; Collection Identifier: C388

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