The Resource George F. Kennan : an American life, John Lewis Gaddis, (electronic resource)

George F. Kennan : an American life, John Lewis Gaddis, (electronic resource)

Label
George F. Kennan : an American life
Title
George F. Kennan
Title remainder
an American life
Statement of responsibility
John Lewis Gaddis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A remarkably revealing view of how this greatest of Cold War strategists came to doubt his strategy and always doubted himself
Summary
Drawing on extensive interviews with George Kennan and exclusive access to his archives, an eminent scholar of the Cold War delivers a revelatory biography of its troubled mastermind
Writing style
Award
  • American History Book Prize, 2011.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2011.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2011.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, 2012.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10015928
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Characteristic
document
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaddis, John Lewis
Dewey number
327.730092
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kennan, George F.
  • World politics
  • Cold War
  • Diplomats
  • Ambassadors
  • United States
  • United States
  • Soviet Union
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an American life
Label
George F. Kennan : an American life, John Lewis Gaddis, (electronic resource)
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=B8B321BA-95C6-40B4-8CD5-37E56402D3ED
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [703]-749, [751]-762) and index
Color
multicolored
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 784 p., [16] p. of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101547373
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B8B321BA-95C6-40B4-8CD5-37E56402D3ED
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o773613390
  • (OCoLC)773613390
Label
George F. Kennan : an American life, John Lewis Gaddis, (electronic resource)
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=B8B321BA-95C6-40B4-8CD5-37E56402D3ED
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [703]-749, [751]-762) and index
Color
multicolored
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 784 p., [16] p. of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101547373
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B8B321BA-95C6-40B4-8CD5-37E56402D3ED
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o773613390
  • (OCoLC)773613390

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