Kahin, George Mcturnan

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Professor of International Studies. George McTurnan Kahin graduated from Harvard University in 1940 and completed graduate work at Stanford University and Johns Hopkins University. He served in the Army during World War II, and lived in Indonesia from 1948-1949, during the peak of Indonesia's war for independence. He came to Cornell in 1951 as an assistant professor of government and executive director of the newly formed Southeast Asia Program. He served as director of the program until 1970, and also founded the Cornell Modern Indonesia Project in 1954, and directed it until his retirement in 1988.

From the guide to the George McTurnan Kahin papers, ca. 1951-1999, (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library)

Professor of government, Cornell University.

From the description of George Kahin lectures, 1967-1970. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64073197

Professor of International Studies.

George McT. Kahin graduated from Harvard University in 1940 and completed graduate work at Stanford University and Johns Hopkins University. He served in the Army during World War II, and lived in Indonesia from 1948-1949, during the peak of Indonesia's war for independence. He came to Cornell in 1951 as an assistant professor of government and executive director of the newly formed Southeast Asia Program. He served as director of the program until 1970, and also founded the Cornell Modern Indonesia Project in 1954, and directed it until his retirement in 1988.

From the description of George McTurnan Kahin papers, [ca. 1951-1999]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64758778

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creatorOf George McTurnan Kahin papers, ca. 1951-1999 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Perkins, James Alfred, 1911-1998. James Perkins papers, 1963-1969. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Mintz, Jeanne S. Jeanne S. Mintz papers, 1928-1993 (bulk 1943-1965). Library of Congress
referencedIn Wurfel, David. David Wurfel papers, 1950-1990. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Knight Biggerstaff papers, 1923-2000, 1944-1961 (bulk). Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Brüning, Heinrich, 1885-1970. Lecture notes for Government 146, c. 1940. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars (Cornell University). Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars (Cornell University) records, 1970. Cornell University Library
referencedIn James Perkins papers, 1963-1969. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Kahin, George McTurnan. George Kahin lectures, 1967-1970. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Kahin, George McTurnan. George McTurnan Kahin papers, [ca. 1951-1999]. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Kahin, George McTurnan,. George McT. Kahin collection on the origins of the Vietnam war, [ca. 1954-1970], 1961-1970 (bulk). Cornell University Library
referencedIn Jeanne S. Mintz Papers, 1928-1993, (bulk 1943-1965) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn George McT. Kahin collection on the origins of the Vietnam war, [ca. 1954-1970], 1961-1970 (bulk) Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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associatedWith Biggerstaff, Knight, 1906- person
associatedWith Brüning, Heinrich, 1885-1970. person
associatedWith Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars (Cornell University). corporateBody
associatedWith Cornell University. corporateBody
associatedWith Cornell University. Dept. of Government. corporateBody
associatedWith Cornell University. Dept. of Government. corporateBody
associatedWith Cornell University. Modern Indonesia Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Cornell University. Southeast Asia Program. corporateBody
associatedWith George McTurnan Kahin. person
associatedWith James Alfred, Perkins 1911- person
correspondedWith Mintz, Jeanne S. person
associatedWith Perkins, James Alfred, 1911-1998. person
associatedWith Wurfel, David. person
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Vietnam
Cambodia
Laos
United States
Vietnam
Vietnam
Indonesia
United States
Cambodia
United States
Indonesia
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Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
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Birth 1918-01-25

Death 2000-01-29

Americans

English

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