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At a century's ending : reflections, 1982-1995

Author: George F Kennan
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays, reviews, and speeches examining the changes in the world and in the relations between the United States and the Soviet Union and Russia during the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: George F Kennan; Kennan, George Frost <1904-2005>; George F Kennan; George Frost Kennan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George F Kennan
ISBN: 0393038823 9780393038828
OCLC Number: 32665316
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 351 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Background. The war to end war --
Historical inevitability and world war (1890-1914) --
Flashbacks --
Communism in Russian history --
Religion in Russia --
pt. 2. Nuclear weapons and Christian faith. Toward peace on two fronts --
The state of U.S.-Soviet relations --
America's Far-Eastern policy at the height of the Cold War --
American policy toward Russia on the eve of the 1984 presidential election --
First things first at the summit --
Containment: then and now --
Foreward to The Pathology of Power by Norman Cousins --
Threat lies in arms race, not force --
pt. 3. Cold War, its decline and fall. American democracy and foreign policy --
U.S.-Soviet relations: containment as a prerequisite for accommodation --
The Marshall Plan and the future of the west --
Is the Cold War over? --
Just another great power --
NATO and the Warsaw Pact --
A new age of European security --
Remarks for the Milwaukee Forum --
Republicans won the Cold War? --
pt. 4. Reviews and introductions. The Balkan Crises: 1913 and 1993 --
In the American mirror --
The Gorbachev prospect --
The buried past --
Letter to Robert Tucker --
Foreward to Before the Storm, by Marion Grafin Donhoff --
Witness --
Keeping the faith --
pt. 5. Miscellaneous. Morality and foreign policy --
Security and the Moscow embassy --
Somalia, through a glass darkly --
Remarks delivered at a birthday party of the Slavic Division of the New York Public Library --
History, literature, and the road to Peterhof --
Acceptance speech, Gold Medal for History --
Upon receiving the Toynbee Prize --
The new Russia as a neighbor. rc.
Responsibility: George F. Kennan.

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A collection of essays, reviews, and speeches examining the changes in the world and in the relations between the United States and the Soviet Union and Russia during the twentieth century.

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