December 4, 2020

eBooks: U.S. State Department Releases 16 Newly Digitized Foreign Relations Volumes

The following titles (and many others) are free to download and access. They’re available in HTML, EPUB, and Mobi formats.

From the U.S.Dept. of State:

The Department of State today announces the release of newly digitized versions of sixteen volumes from the Foreign Relations of the United States series, the official documentary record of U.S. foreign relations. These volumes cover events that took place between 1944 and 1951 and were originally published in print between 1955 and 1985:

Foreign Relations of the United States: Diplomatic Papers,

  1. Conferences at Malta and Yalta, 1945

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1948

  1. Eastern Europe; The Soviet Union, Volume IV
  2. The Far East and Australasia, Volume VI
  3. The Western Hemisphere, Volume IX

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1949

  1. The Far East: China, Volume IX

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1950

  1. Central and Eastern Europe; The Soviet Union, Volume IV
  2. The Near East, South Asia, and Africa, Volume V
  3. East Asia and the Pacific, Volume VI
  4. Korea, Volume VII

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1951

  1. The United Nations; the Western Hemisphere, Volume II
  2. European Security and the German Question, Volume III, Part 1
  3. European Security and the German Question, Volume III, Part 2
  4. Europe: Political and Economic Developments, Volume IV, Part 1
  5. Europe: Political and Economic Developments, Volume IV, Part 2
  6. Korea and China, Volume VII, Part 1
  7. Korea and China, Volume VII, Part 2

Today’s release is part of the Office of the Historian’s ongoing project, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center, to digitize the entire Foreign Relations series.

The University graciously provided high quality scanned images of each printed book, which the Office further digitized to create a full text searchable edition.

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