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Title:
George F. Kennan : an American life / John Lewis Gaddis.
Call Number:
B Kennan, G.F. GAD
Publication Date:
2011.
Publisher:
New York : Penguin Press, 2011.
Physical Description:
xi, 784 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents:
Childhood : 1904-1921 -- Princeton : 1921-1925 -- The Foreign Service : 1925-1931 -- Marriage-- and Moscow : 1931-1933 -- The origins of Soviet-American relations : 1933-1936 -- Rediscovering America : 1936-1938 -- Czechoslovakia and Germany : 1938-1941 -- The United States at war : 1941-1944 -- Back in the U.S.S.R. : 1944-1945 -- A very long telegram : 1945-1946 -- A grand strategic education : 1946 -- Mr. X : 1947 -- Policy planner : 1947-1948 -- Policy dissenter : 1948 -- Reprieve : 1949 -- Disengagement : 1950 -- Public figure, private doubts : 1950-1951 -- Mr. Ambassador : 1952 -- Finding a niche : 1953-1955 -- A rare possibility of usefulness : 1955-1958 -- Kennedy and Yugoslavia : 1958-1963 -- Counter-cultural critic : 1963-1968 -- Prophet of the Apocalypse : 1968-1980 -- A precarious vindication : 1980-1990 -- Last things : 1991-2005.
Summary:
A remarkably revealing view of how this greatest of Cold War strategists came to doubt his strategy and always doubted himself.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Horizon Bib Number:
1321787
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