George Kennan: A Study of Character

By |2021-03-11T17:09:42-06:00February 18th, 2014|Categories: Books, Cold War, History, John Lukacs|Tags: |

John Lukacs has given us a short, penetrating study of George Kennan, who is forever associated with the Cold War strategy of containment. For all of Kennan’s famed realism, Lukacs shows that there was also a streak of naïveté in some of his views. George Kennan: A Study of Character, by John Lukacs (Yale University Press [...]