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Through the history of the Cold War : the correspondence of George F. Kennan and John Lukacs

Author: George F Kennan; John Lukacs
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... The letters in this volume reveal new dimensions in George Kennan's thinking about America and its future and illuminate the political -and spiritual- philosophies that both authors shared as they wrote about a world transformed by war and the clash of ideologies that defined the twentieth century"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
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Correspondence
Named Person: George F Kennan; John Lukacs; George F Kennan; John Lukacs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George F Kennan; John Lukacs
ISBN: 9780812242539 081224253X
OCLC Number: 491903789
Description: xii, 276 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The Cold War begins: containment or liberation letters, 1952-1954 --
The Cold War at its peak : the Soviet Union redux letters, 1954-1964 --
How history should be written letters, 1964-1983 --
The evil empire and the end of the Cold War letters, 1983-1988 --
The end of an age: American hegemony letters, 1988-2004.
Responsibility: edited by John Lukacs.

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