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 Kennan: Selected full-text books and articles

FREE! Siberia and the Exile System By George Kennan The Century Co., vol.1, 1891
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FREE! Siberia and the Exile System By George Kennan Century Co., vol.2, 1891
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FREE! Misrepresentation in Railroad Affairs By George Kennan The Country Life Press, 1916
George Kennan and the Challenge of Siberia By Daniloff, Nicholas Demokratizatsiya, Vol. 7, No. 4, Fall 1999
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America Faces Russia: Russian-American Relations from Early Times to Our Day By Thomas A. Bailey Cornell University Press, 1950
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A History of Our Time: Readings on Postwar America By William H. Chafe; Harvard Sitkoff; Beth Bailey Oxford University Press, 2003 (6th edition)
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