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The Resource George F. Kennan : an American life, John Lewis Gaddis

George F. Kennan : an American life, John Lewis Gaddis

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
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10015928
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gaddis, John Lewis
Dewey number
  • 327.730092
  • B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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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
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
828948
Dimensions
cm
Extent
pages
Isbn
9781594203121
Lccn
2011021786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781594203121
  • (OCoLC)707969078
Label
George F. Kennan : an American life, John Lewis Gaddis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
828948
Dimensions
cm
Extent
pages
Isbn
9781594203121
Lccn
2011021786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781594203121
  • (OCoLC)707969078

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