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George Kennan : a writing life

Author: Lee Congdon
Publisher: Wilmington, Del. : ISI Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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There were two George F. Kennans. The first was the well-known diplomat and ambassador to the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia-a tough political realist and man of the world who gained fame as the theorist of America's Cold War "containment" strategy. This was a "persona" that Kennan adopted in order to carry out his professional responsibilities. The second, largely unknown, but real George Kennan was a writer and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Congdon, Lee, 1939-
George Kennan.
Wilmington, Del. : ISI Books, c2008
(OCoLC)653408692
Named Person: George F Kennan; George Frost Kennan; George F Kennan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Congdon
ISBN: 9781933859712 1933859717
OCLC Number: 232128132
Description: xii, 219 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The foreign service --
The Institute for Advanced Study --
Traditions of thought --
Conclusion: "Mistress"
Responsibility: Lee Congdon.
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Narrates writer and aesthete George Kennan's work in the foreign service. This book also narrates his career as a member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University, and the schools  Read more...

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