American Diplomacy download free [PDF and Ebook] by George F. Kennan

American Diplomacy download free [PDF and Ebook] by George F. Kennan year 2012
  • Book name: American Diplomacy
  • Author: George F. Kennan
  • Release date: 2012/11/11
  • Publisher: THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780226431482
  • Rating: 9.82 of 10
  • Votes: 418
  • Review by: Terrance Talbott
  • Review rating: 8.3 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/21
  • Total pages: 224
  • Includes a PDF summary of 18 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: For more than fifty years, George F. Kennan's 'American Diplomacy' has been a standard work on American foreign policy. Drawing on his considerable diplomatic experience and expertise, Kennan offers an overview and critique of the foreign policy of an emerging great power whose claims to rightness often spill over into self-righteousness, whose ambitions conflict with power realities, whose judgmentalism precludes the interests of other states, and whose domestic politics frequently prevent prudent policies and result in overstretch. Keenly aware of the dangers of military intervention and the negative effects of domestic politics on foreign policy, Kennan identifies troubling inconsistencies in the areas between actions and ideals - even when the strategies in question turned out to be decided successes. In this expanded fiftieth-anniversary edition, a substantial new introduction by John J. Mearsheimer, one of America's leading political realists, provides new understandings of Kennan's work and explores its continued resonance.As America grapples with its new role as one power among many - rather than as the 'indispensable nation' that sees 'further into the future' - Kennan's perceptive analysis of the past is all the more relevant. Today, as then, the pressing issue of how to wield power with prudence and responsibility remains, and Kennan's cautions about the cost of hubris are still timely. Refreshingly candid, 'American Diplomacy' cuts to the heart of policy issues that continue to be hotly debated today.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 15H18M23S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Diplomacy, European History, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000, Political Science & Theory, History Of The Americas
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 24.03 USD
  • Dimensions: 133x203x17.78mm
  • Weight: 249.48g
  • Printed by: University of Chicago Press
  • Published in: Chicago, IL, United States
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