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George F. Kennan's strategic thought : the making of an American political realist

Author: Richard L Russell
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999.
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George F. Kennan's strategic thought was instrumental in forming the US strategy of containment of the Soviet Union. This text looks beyond containment to sift through Kennan's work to illuminate the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
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Russell, Richard L., 1961-
George F. Kennan's strategic thought.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999
(OCoLC)607201992
Named Person: George F Kennan; George F Kennan
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Russell
ISBN: 0275964027 9780275964023
OCLC Number: 39379757
Description: xxiii, 178 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / Kenneth W. Thompson --
1. Political Realism and American Foreign Policy --
2. A Realist's Political Theory: On Man, Power, Morality, and Politics --
3. American National Interest and the World Balance of Power --
4. The Domestic Struggle for Power --
5. The Forgotten American Art of Diplomacy --
6. Force and War as Foreign Policy Instruments --
7. Major Power Rivalry: The American-Soviet Security Dilemma --
8. Kennan's Realism as a Theory of American Foreign Policy.
Responsibility: Richard L. Russell ; foreword by Kenneth W. Thompson.
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