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George F. Kennan and the making of American foreign policy, 1947-1950

Author: Wilson D Miscamble
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2002?], ©1992.
Series: Princeton studies in international history and politics.; Princeton paperbacks.
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When George C Marshall became Secretary of State in January of 1947, he asked George F Kennan to head a new component in the department's structure - the Policy Planning Staff. This title scrutinizes  Read more...

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Named Person: George F Kennan; George F Kennan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilson D Miscamble
ISBN: 0691024839 9780691024837
OCLC Number: 50765238
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: ©1992.
Description: xvii, 419 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of IllustrationsPrefaceAcknowledgmentsAbbreviations Used in Text and NotesCh. 1Director of the Policy Planning Staff3Ch. 2Launching the Marshall Plan43Ch. 3Meditertanean Crises: Greece, Italy, and Palestine75Ch. 4The North Atlantic Treaty113Ch. 5The Division of Germany141Ch. 6Titoism, Eastern Europe, and Political Warfare178Ch. 7The Limits of America's China Policy212Ch. 8Japan and Southeast Asia247Ch. 9The Hydrogen Bomb and the Soviet Threat281Ch. 10Korean Dilemmas and Beyond314Conclusion: America's Global Planner?346Appendix A: Policy Planning Staff Papers, 1947-1949359
Series Title: Princeton studies in international history and politics.; Princeton paperbacks.
Responsibility: Wilson D. Miscamble.

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Finalist for the 1993 Hoover Presidential Library Association Book Award "A good analytical examination of American foreign policy as seen through the lens of the State Department's Policy Planning Read more...

 
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