George Kennan

George Kennan, 1845–1924, American authority on Siberia, b. Norwalk, Ohio. In 1864 he made the first of his journeys to East Asia as an engineer. His articles on Siberia, for many years almost the sole authoritative source of information on that region, were published as Tent Life in Siberia (1870) and Siberia and the Exile System (2 vol., 1891).

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George F. Kennan
Matlock, Jack F., Jr.
Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 151, No. 2, June 2007
George Kennan and the American-Russian Relationship, 1865-1924
Frederick F. Travis.
Ohio University Press, 1990
Beginnings of the Cold War Arms Race: The Truman Administration and the U.S. Arms Build-Up
Raymond P. Ojserkis.
Praeger, 2003
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of George Kennan begins on p. 53
The Ambassadors and America's Soviet Policy
David Mayers.
Oxford University Press, 1995
Librarian’s tip: George Kennan is discussed throughout
The American Intellectual Tradition
David A. Hollinger; Charles Capper.
Oxford University Press, vol.2, 2006 (5th edition)
Librarian’s tip: A selection from Amerian Diplomacy, 1900-1950 by George Kennan begins on p. 324
George Kennan and the Challenge of Siberia
Daniloff, Nicholas.
Demokratizatsiya, Vol. 7, No. 4, Fall 1999
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FREE! Siberia and the Exile System
George Kennan.
The Century Co., vol.1, 1891
FREE! Siberia and the Exile System
George Kennan.
Century Co., vol.2, 1891
FREE! E. H. Harriman: A Biography
George Kennan.
Houghton Miffin Company, vol.1, 1922
FREE! E. H. Harriman: A Biography
George Kennan.
Houghton Mifflin Company, vol.2, 1922
FREE! Misrepresentation in Railroad Affairs
George Kennan.
The Country Life Press, 1916
FREE! The Chicago & Alton Case: A Misunderstood Transaction
George Kennan.
The Country Life Press, 1916
America Faces Russia: Russian-American Relations from Early Times to Our Day
Thomas A. Bailey.
Cornell University Press, 1950
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of George Kennan begins on p. 126
Notable U.S. Ambassadors since 1775: A Biographical Dictionary
Cathal J. Nolan.
Greenwood Press, 1997
Librarian’s tip: "George Frost Kennan" begins on p. 211
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