• George Kennan


This chapter contains an edition of George Kennan’s (1845–1924) lecture “Cuba and the Cubansˮ, which the famous journalist and travel writer presented throughout the United States since 1899. The document is an important source on the U.S. perception of Cuba in the aftermath of the Spanish–American War (1898) and provides an insight into American attitudes towards the Caribbean neighbor and into arguments that were summoned during the later discussion about the political future of the island.


Cuba and the Cubans Spanish–American War George Kennan 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • George Kennan
    • 1
  1. 1.Queensborough Community CollegeBaysideUSA

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