Alison Kraft is a research fellow at the Berlin Center for Cold War Studies.
Holger Nehring is a professor of contemporary European history at the University of Stirling (UK).
Carola Sachse is a university professor of modern history at the Institute for Contemporary History, University of Vienna.
Elisabeth Röhrlich is an assistant professor of history at the University of Vienna.
Akira Kurosaki is an associate professor of international relations at Fukushima University in Japan.
Gordon Barrett is a departmental lecturer in modern Chinese history and politics at Oxford University.
Doubravka Olšáková is a senior research fellow at the Institute for Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences. [End Page ii]