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George F. Kennan : an American life

Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A remarkably revealing view of how this greatest of Cold War strategists came to doubt his strategy and always doubted himself.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: George F Kennan; George F Kennan
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9781594203121 1594203121
OCLC Number: 774032264
Description: xi, 784 p., [16] p. of plates : ill ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: John Lewis Gaddis.

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The full scope of George Kennan's long life and vast influence is revealed by one of today's most important Cold War scholars. Yale historian Gaddis began this magisterial history almost 30 years  Read more...

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