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Through the History of the Cold War

Presented with an introduction by John Lukacs, the letters in this volume reveal new dimensions in George Kennan's thinking about America and its future and illuminate the political—and spiritual—philosophies that both authors shared as they wrote about a world transformed by war and the clash of ideologies that defined the twentieth century.

Through the History of the Cold War
The Correspondence of George F. Kennan and John Lukacs

Edited by John Lukacs

2010 | 288 pages | Cloth $39.95 | Paper $32.50
Political Science / History
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Table of Contents


I The Cold War Begins: Containment or Liberation
Letters, 1952-1954

II The Cold War at Its Peak: The Soviet Union Redux
Letters, 1954-1964

III How History Should Be Written
Letters, 1964-1983

IV The Evil Empire and the End of the Cold War
Letters, 1983-1988

V The End of an Age: American Hegemony
Letters, 1988-2004

Calendar of the Letters

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