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A brilliant, sweeping history of diplomacy that includes personal stories from the noted former Secretary of State, including his stunning reopening of relations with China.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The seminal work on foreign policy and the art of diplomacy.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Moving from a sweeping overview of history to blow-by-blow accounts of his negotiations with world leaders, Henry Kissinger describes how the art of diplomacy has created the world in which we live, and how Americaand#8217;s approach to foreign affairs has always differed vastly from that of other nations. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Brilliant, controversial, and profoundly incisive, andlt;Iandgt;Diplomacyandlt;/Iandgt; stands as the culmination of a lifetime of diplomatic service and scholarship. It is vital reading for anyone concerned with the forces that have shaped our world today and will impact upon it tomorrow.

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In a brilliant, controversial, and profoundly incisive book, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger explains the art of diplomacy and reveals why Americans have historically repudiated both the style and substance of diplomacy as it is practiced throughout the world. 30 pages of photos. QBPC Alternate.

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THE SEMINAL WORK ON FOREIGN POLICY AND THE ART OF DIPLOMACY

Moving from a sweeping overview of history to blow-by-blow accounts of his negotiations with world leaders, Henry Kissinger describes how the art of diplomacy has created the world in which we live, and how America's approach to foreign affairs has always differed vastly from that of other nations.

Brilliant, controversial, and profoundly incisive, Diplomacy stands as the culmination of a lifetime of diplomatic service and scholarship. It is vital reading for anyone concerned with the forces that have shaped our world today and will impact upon it tomorrow.

About the Author

Henry Kissinger was the fifty-sixth Secretary of State. Born in Germany, Dr. Kissinger came to the United States in 1938 and was naturalized a U.S. citizen in 1943. He served in the U.S. Army and attended Harvard University, where heandnbsp;later became a member of the faculty. Among the awards he has received are the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the Medal of Liberty. Dr. Kissinger is currently Chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc., an international consulting firm.

Table of Contents

andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;CONTENTSandlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;1 The New World Orderandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;2 The Hinge: Theodore Roosevelt or Woodrow Wilsonandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;3 From Universality to Equilibrium: Richelieu, William of Orange, and Pittandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;4 The Concert of Europe: Great Britain, Austria, and Russiaandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;5 Two Revolutionaries: Napoleon III and Bismarckandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;6 andlt;Iandgt;Realpolitikandlt;/Iandgt; Turns on Itselfandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;7 A Political Doomsday Machine: European Diplomacy Before the First World Warandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;8 Into the Vortex: The Military Doomsday Machineandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;9 The New Face of Diplomacy: Wilson and the Treaty of Versaillesandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;10 The Dilemmas of the Victorsandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;11 Stresemann and the Re-emergence of the Vanquishedandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;12 The End of Illusion: Hitler and the Destruction of Versaillesandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;13 Stalin's Bazaarandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;14 The Nazi-Soviet Pactandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;15 America Re-enters the Arena: Franklin Delano Rooseveltandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;16 Three Approaches to Peace: Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill in World War IIandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;17 The Beginning of the Cold Warandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;18 The Success and the Pain of Containmentandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;19 The Dilemma of Containment: The Korean Warandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;20 Negotiating with the Communists: Adenauer, Churchill, and Eisenhowerandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;21 Leapfrogging Containment: The Suez Crisisandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;22 Hungary: Upheaval in the Empireandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;23 Khrushchev's Ultimatum: The Berlin Crisis 1958-63andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;24 Concepts of Western Unity: Macmillan, de Gaulle, Eisenhower, and Kennedyandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;25 Vietnam: Entry into the Morass; Truman and Eisenhowerandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;26 Vietnam: On the Road to Despair; Kennedy and Johnsonandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;27 Vietnam: The Extrication; Nixonandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;28 Foreign Policy as Geopolitics: Nixon's Triangular Diplomacyandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;29 Detente and Its Discontentsandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;30 The End of the Cold War: Reagan and Gorbachevandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;31 The New World Order Reconsideredandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;NOTESandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;ACKNOWLEDGMENTSandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671510992
Author:
Kissinger, Henry A.
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Author:
Kissinger, Henry A.
Location:
New York
Subject:
United states
Subject:
International Relations
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Foreign relations
Subject:
Diplomacy
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Politics-United States Foreign Policy
Subject:
richard nixon, president nixon, gerald ford, president ford, secretary of state, foreign policy, u.s. foreign policy, kissinger diplomacy, kissinger book, on china, white house years
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Touchstone ed.
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
January 1994
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
PHOTOS andamp; MAPS T-0, NOTES
Pages:
912
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.12 in 38.43 oz

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"Synopsis" by , In a brilliant, controversial, and profoundly incisive book, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger explains the art of diplomacy and reveals why Americans have historically repudiated both the style and substance of diplomacy as it is practiced throughout the world. 30 pages of photos. QBPC Alternate.
"Synopsis" by , THE SEMINAL WORK ON FOREIGN POLICY AND THE ART OF DIPLOMACY

Moving from a sweeping overview of history to blow-by-blow accounts of his negotiations with world leaders, Henry Kissinger describes how the art of diplomacy has created the world in which we live, and how America's approach to foreign affairs has always differed vastly from that of other nations.

Brilliant, controversial, and profoundly incisive, Diplomacy stands as the culmination of a lifetime of diplomatic service and scholarship. It is vital reading for anyone concerned with the forces that have shaped our world today and will impact upon it tomorrow.

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