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8 edition of Henry Kissinger (Modern Peacemakers) found in the catalog.

Henry Kissinger (Modern Peacemakers)

by Heather Lehr Wagner

  • 368 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical figures,
  • Politicians & political leaders,
  • Statesmen,
  • Diplomatic history,
  • Political Science (Young Adult),
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Social Science - General,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • USA,
  • Foreign relations,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Political,
  • United States,
  • Social Science - Politics & Government,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • 1974-1977

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8160124M
    ISBN 100791092224
    ISBN 109780791092224

      U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger appears before the Senate Appropriations Committee in Washington on Ap , to urge approval of .   Kissinger first achieved widespread fame in academic circles with his book Nuclear Weapons and Foreign Policy, opposing President Dwight Eisenhower's policy of holding out the threat of.

      The Inevitability of Tragedy, Gewen’s first book, is a manifesto or summa of his efforts to convert Kissinger’s critics and would-be prosecutors into his gerian Realism, he.   Barry Gewen has written the most thoughtful book on Kissinger we have, offering the most accurate, fair assessment of his policy intentions. He has written what amounts to a history of American foreign policy since the Second World War—a history seen through the prism of Kissinger’s mind and career, to be sure, but no ordinary mind and career.

    Books by Henry Kissinger. L'EUROPA RIDISEGNATA DALLA DIPLOMAZIA (Pietre Miliari) (Italian Edition) Author: Henry Kissinger. Paperback Dec List Price: $ Compare Prices. Kissinger über Kissinger. Author: Henry Kissinger, Winston Lord. Hardcover Sep Compare Prices.   The book does not attempt to render a judgment on Kissinger’s policies in government and his abiding influence thereafter. Gewen is obviously an admirer, but he is also unflinching in portraying Kissinger’s deviousness, thin skin, and overweening ambition.4/4(8).


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Henry Kissinger (Modern Peacemakers) by Heather Lehr Wagner Download PDF EPUB FB2

“Dazzling and instructive [a] magisterial new book.” —Walter Isaacson, Time Henry Kissinger offers in World Order a deep meditation on the roots of Henry Kissinger book harmony and global g on his experience as one of the foremost statesmen of the modern era—advising presidents, traveling the world, observing and shaping the central foreign policy events of recent /5().

Kissinger’s invaluable and lasting contribution to the history of this crucial time. One of the most important books to come out of the Nixon Administration, the New York Times bestselling White House Years covers Henry Kissinger’s first four years (–) as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs.

Among the momentous events recounted in this first volume of. Kissinger book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. By the time Henry Kissinger was made secretary of state inhe had 4/5.

Henry Kissinger is undoubtedly one of the most known diplomats in human history and has a mixed reputation regarding his work.

In his book 'On China', Kissinger presents his own understanding of China and demonstrates the importance of this country's cultural framework when it comes to its leadership and foreign policy/5(). More: Henry Kissinger Books Biographies Secretary of State Foreign Policy Histories Vietnam War Realism Books & Fiction Get book recommendations, fiction.

“Barry Gewen provides a profound intellectual and philosophical framework for assessing Henry Kissinger’s approach to diplomacy and also for understanding the role that Realism has played in America’s foreign policy. It is a fascinating and deeply researched book.” - Walter Isaacson, author of Kissinger: A BiographyReviews: Henry Alfred Kissinger was sworn in on Septem Henry Kissinger book, as the 56th Secretary of State, a position he held until Janu He also served as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs from Januuntil November 3,   THE INEVITABILITY OF TRAGEDY Henry Kissinger and His World By Barry Gewen.

When the nefarious Cardinal Richelieu died inPope Urban VIII is said to have declared: “If there is a. Henry Kissinger. About the Author. Christopher Hitchens was a contributing editor to Vanity Fair, Slate, and the Atlantic, and the author of numerous books, including works on Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, and George by: In this controversial and monumental book - arguably his most important - Henry Kissinger illuminates just what diplomacy is.

Moving from a sweeping overview of his own interpretation of history to personal accounts of his negotiations with world leaders, Kissinger describes the ways in which the art of diplomacy and the balance of power have created the world we live in, and shows how 4/5(11).

The Trial of Henry Kissinger is a book by Christopher Hitchens examining the alleged war crimes of Henry Kissinger, the National Security Advisor and later United States Secretary of State for Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald in the role of the prosecution, Hitchens presents Kissinger's involvement in a series of alleged war crimes in Vietnam, Bangladesh, Chile, Cyprus and Cited by: Diplomacy is a book written by former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State Henry is a sweep of the history of international relations and the art of diplomacy, largely concentrating on the 20th century and the Western ger, as a great believer in the realist school of international relations, focuses strongly upon the concepts of the balance of power in Author: Henry Kissinger.

Looking for books by Henry Kissinger. See all books authored by Henry Kissinger, including Diplomacy, and On China, and more on This is Henry Kissinger's latest book on diplomacy and foreign policy. "World Order" attempts to update the reader to the foreign policy challenges facing the US in the modern age following the latest Iraq and Afghan wars, the rise of ISIL, conflicts between Russia and /5.

World Order is a book about global politics written by Henry Kissinger. Summary. In World Order, Kissinger explains four systems of historic world order: the Westphalian Peace born of 17th-century Europe, the central imperium philosophy of China, the religious supremacism of political Islam, and the democratic idealism of the United States.

Kissinger aims to provide a window into today's Author: Henry Kissinger. On China is a non-fiction book by Henry Kissinger, former United States Secretary of ger, one of the most famous diplomats of the 20th century, is well known for the role he played in Sino-American relations during the Nixon administration, particularly the Nixon's visit to China.

Thus, his book focuses on Chinese history through the lens of foreign policy considerations -parser-output on{font. Among the works that first brought Henry Kissinger to academic acclaim was "A World Restored," his s book about how the greatest diplomats of Europe met at.

Kissinger explains the Vietnam War and Cuban missile crisis in a way that explains the thinking of those in power. More importantly, he explains how each action influenced subsequent actions, and describes the chain of consequences.

I've heard this book described as Henry Kissinger's master's thesis, that he just kept on writing/5. The book is described as "the summation of Henry Kissinger's thinking about history, strategy and statecraft". What, then, is the worldview that emerges from these pages.

Henry Kissinger was the fifty-sixth Secretary of State. Born in Germany, Dr. Kissinger came to the United States in and was naturalized a US citizen in He served in the US Army and attended Harvard University, where he later became a member of the :.

As Henry Kissinger observes in this magisterial book, there has never been a true world order. For most of history, civilizations have defined their own concepts of order, each one envisioning its distinct principles as universally relevant.

In The Trial of Henry Kissinger, Christopher Hitchens claimed the subject of his book was a war criminal who should be charged with crimes against humanity – specifically for Sept. 11, world order Reflections on the Character of Nations and the Course of History.