Soviet-American Relations, Vol. 1: Russia Leaves the War, 1917-1920

Soviet American Relations Vol Russia Leaves the War The troubled days in Russia during World War I from the Bolshevik seizure of power in November to Russia s final departure from the war after the Treaty of Brest Litovsk in March are the s

  • Title: Soviet-American Relations, Vol. 1: Russia Leaves the War, 1917-1920
  • Author: George F. Kennan
  • ISBN: 9780393302141
  • Page: 182
  • Format: Paperback
  • The troubled days in Russia during World War I, from the Bolshevik seizure of power in November 1917 to Russia s final departure from the war after the Treaty of Brest Litovsk in March 1918, are the setting of this absorbing historical narrative by one of the most distinguished diplomats and historians of our time.

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    1. Kennan worked for the US Foreign Service in Germany, Eastern Europe, and the USSR, was fluent in German and Russian, and possessed a keen intellect. Having spent decades in diplomatic service, he was an expert in the workings, the protocols, and the mechanics of international relations. Kennan was uniquely qualified, then, to research and write this book. (At the time it was to be the first of a trilogy but only two were written. "The Decision to Intervene" is the second.) Because of his experie [...]

    2. I picked this gem up at a library sale, and must say - George Kennan IS a genius. A very powerful read, and full of empathy for the motivations and views of all the multitude of parties, figures and actors in the turbulent time. Mr. Kennan does have the diplomat's great gift of understanding how things look from the other side.This volume covers in incredible depth, every small development in Russia and how it affected relations with Western Europe and America from the period of the fall of the [...]

    3. لو كانَ الكاتب أكثر حيادية و موضوعية لكُنت شهدت بامتياز الكتاب لكنه متحيز بشكل كبير لسياسة بلدهِ الرأسمالية لكِن بلا شك الكتاب مصدر رائع للمعلومات عن تلك العلاقة المُتأزمة و الثرية معلوماتياً بين الاتحاد السوفيتي و الولايات المتحدة

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