George Kennan and the Dilemmas of US Foreign Policy
One of a select group of American foreign service officers to receive specialized training on the Soviet Union in the late 1920s and early 1930s, George Frost Kennan eventually became the American government’s chief expert on Soviet affairs during the height of the Cold War.
Drawing upon a wealth of original research, David Mayers’ fascinating life of George Kennan examines his high-level participation in foreign policy-making and interprets his political and philosophical development within…
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One of a select group of American foreign service officers to receive specialized training on the Soviet Union in the late 1920s and early 1930s, George Frost Kennan eventually bec..
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"This detailed study moves swiftly in the telling and will more than likely be considered the standard work on the subject for years to come. Highly recommended."--Library Journal..
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From an array of intellectual reference points, Stephanson (history, Rutgers U.) has written a serious assessment of this complicated, often controversial, highly respected America..
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The period from the outset of World War I to the end of World War II was among the most significant in the history of the United States. Twice it was drawn into "foreign entangleme..
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This book offers a major rereading of US foreign policy from Thomas Jefferson's purchase of Louisiana expanse to the Korean War. This period of one hundred and fifty years saw the ..
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When George C. Marshall became Secretary of State in January of 1947, he faced not only a staggering array of serious foreign policy questions but also a State Department rendered ..
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A fascinating history of American diplomacy in the Second World War and the ways US ambassadors shaped formal foreign policy...