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George F. Kennan: An American Life by John Lewis Gaddis - Hardcover - 2011 - from ThatBookGuy (SKU: 069687)

George F. Kennan: An American Life

George F. Kennan: An American Life by John Lewis Gaddis - Hardcover - 2011 - from ThatBookGuy (SKU: 069687)
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George F. Kennan: An American Life

by John Lewis Gaddis

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  • Hardcover
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ISBN 10
1594203121
ISBN 13
9781594203121
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Penguin Press, 2011. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very-good, clean (and heavy) hardback with jacket. No remainder marks or clippings. Price inside jacket $39.95. Jacket is clean and bright, shows slight wear - no tears. Illustrated. No writing or tears inside book. Tight spine, clean pages. 788 pages. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. .

Synopsis

Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize in Biography Widely and enthusiastically acclaimed, this is the authorized, definitive biography of one of the most fascinating but troubled figures of the twentieth century by the nation's leading Cold War historian. In the late 1940s, George F. Kennan—then a bright but, relatively obscure American diplomat—wrote the "long telegram" and the "X" article. These two documents laid out United States' strategy for "containing" the Soviet Union—a strategy which Kennan himself questioned in later years. Based on exclusive access to Kennan and his archives, this landmark history illuminates a life that both mirrored and shaped the century it spanned.

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ThatBookGuy US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
069687
Title
George F. Kennan: An American Life
Author
John Lewis Gaddis
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1594203121
ISBN 13
9781594203121
Publisher
Penguin Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
2011
Keywords
JOHN LEWIS GADDIS GEORGE F KENNAN AN AMERICAN LIFE FOREIGN POLICY STRATEGY INTERNATIONAL POLITICS RELATIONS POLICIES
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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