Collections contain selected sets of historical documents related to a specific topic, region, or event.
The uprising began in Hungary as a spontaneous nationwide revolt against the People's Republic of Hungary and its Soviet-imposed policies.
The crisis began with a wave of strikes across Poland and the formation of the first independent labor union in a Soviet bloc country–Solidarity.
When South Korea was awarded the 1988 Olympic Games, North Korea began an ambitious but failed effort to act as cohost.
The Asian Peoples' Anti-Communist League included South Korea, the Philippines, South Vietnam, and a number of other Asian countries and territories.
Representatives from 29 African, Asian, and Middle Eastern countries came together for the Afro-Asian Conference in Bandung, Indonesia in 1955.
The history of the Berlin Wall from the post-WWII divided city, to the wall's construction in 1961, through to its destruction in 1989.
The evolution of the Brazilian nuclear program from 1947 to its end in 1989.
South Asia was one of the most important regions in China's international relations and foreign policy.
A collection of materials documenting China's involvement in all stages of the Korean War.
This collection of Soviet records documents the political and military turmoil in Xinjiang in the 1930s and 1940.
The United Nations was a key battleground between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of China in the global struggle to represent China.
This collection charts China's relations with Europe, and as it moved from East to West throughout the course of the Cold War.
Are Chinese-North Korean relations really "as close as lips to teeth"?
China was a major player in Cold War Southeast Asia, advocating for socialist revolutions and directly supporting independence struggles.
China faced citizen protests, demands for democracy, and infighting within the Chinese Communist Party at the end of the Cold War.
A social experiment aimed at suppressing counterrevolutionaries and purifying the CCP, the Cultural Revolution created chaos across China.
China was a major provider of foreign aid and developmental assistance during the Cold War and postcolonial eras.
Ultimately a failed political campaign, the Great Leap Forward led to the deaths of millions of people across China.