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George Frost Kennan (1904-2005)

(see also US & Soviet Union, Cold War, American Empire & Militarization of Foreign Policy)

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On the Web: Articles

If Kennan Had Prevailed. James Carroll, Boston Globe (3/22/05).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Bucklin, Steven J. Realism & American Foreign Policy: Wilsonians & the Kennan-Morgenthau Thesis (Westport CT: Praeger, 2001).

Deibel, Terry L. & John Lewis Gaddis. Containing the Soviet Union: A Critique of US Policy (Washington: Pergamon-Brassey's, 1987).

Franklin, Laurel F. George F. Kennan: An Annotated Bibliography (Westport CT: Greenwood, 1997).

Gelman, Barton D. Contending with Kennan: Toward a Philosophy of American Power (NY: Praeger, 1984).

Harper, John Lamberton. American Visions of Europe: Franklin D. Roosevelt, George F. Kennan & Dean G. Acheson (NY: Cambridge, 1994).

Hertz, Martin F. (ed.) Decline of the West? George F. Kennan & His Critics (Washington: Georgetown U., 1978).

Jensen, Kenneth M. & Elizabeth P. Faulkner (eds.) Morality & Foreign Policy Microform: Realpolitik Dissected (Washington: U.S. Institute of Peace, 1991).

Kennan, George F. American Diplomacy, 1900-1950 (Chicago: U. of Chicago, 1951). Dissects "crusader" mentality that afflicts us still today.

__________. Realities of American Foreign Policy [1954] (NY: Norton, 1966).

__________. Russia, the Atom & the West (London: Oxford, 1958).

__________. Russia & the West under Lenin & Stalin (London: Hutchinson, 1961).

__________. Memoirs, 1925-1950 (Boston: Little, Brown, 1961).

__________. The Nuclear Delusion: Soviet-American Relations in the Atomic Age (NY: Pantheon, 1983).

__________. The Fateful Alliance: France, Russia & the Coming of the First World War (NY: Pantheon, 1984).

__________. George Kennan on NATO, Nuclear War & the Soviet Threat (ed. Philip Brainthwaite; Evesham: West Midlands CND Sales, 1985).

__________. Sketches from a Life (NY: Pantheon, 1989).

__________. Around the Cragged Hill: A Personal & Political Philosophy (NY: W.W. Norton, 1993).

__________. At a Century's Ending: Reflections, 1982-1995 (NY: Norton, 1996).

__________. An American Family: The Kennans, the First Three Generations (NY: Norton, 2000).

Mayers, David. George Kennan & the Dilemmas of US Foreign Policy (NY: Oxford, 1988).

Miscamble, Wilson D. George F. Kennan & the Making of American Foreign Policy, 1947-1950 (Princeton NJ: Princeton U., 1992).

Russell, Richard L. George F. Kennan's Strategic Thought: The Making of an American Political Realist (Westport CT: Praeger, 1999).

Stephanson, Anders. Kennan & the Art of Foreign Policy (Cambridge MA: Harvard, 1989).

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