2 edition of Kissinger, the incomplete diplomat found in the catalog.
Kissinger, the incomplete diplomat
Kamath, M. V.
Bibliography: p. 333.
|Statement||by M. V. Kamath.|
|LC Classifications||E840.8.K58 K35|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||367 p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||367|
|LC Control Number||75903529|
Winston Lord, the former American ambassador to China and a distinguished American diplomat, begins this short and engaging book by pointing out that Henry Kissinger has never done an oral history. Given that Kissinger has written over pages of memoirs and sat for thousands of interviews with journalists, the absence of a simple and direct. Kissinger Is Right: 'Asia' Is a Western Construct. By Akhilesh Pillalamarri. What we understand to be 'Asia' is an oversimplification of a diverse region with several civilizations and cultures.
Foreword by Henry Kissinger In this groundbreaking, definitive guide to the art of negotiation, three Harvard professors—all experienced negotiators—offer a comprehensive examination of one of the most successful dealmakers of all time. As a diplomat, Kissinger concentrates on China’s external relations. He provides an incisive analysis of the Qing Dynasty’s adjustment to the realities of .
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14 hours ago Henry Kissinger and American Power captures one of America’s most controversial and important diplomats in all his dimensions―as a serious geopolitical thinker, a skilled bureaucratic infighter, a relentless courtier of power, and a virtuoso of self-promotion.
This book is a major contribution to the historical literature."Author: Thomas A. Schwartz. A new account of America's most controversial diplomat that moves beyond praise or condemnation to reveal Kissinger as the architect of America's current imperial stance In this fascinating book Kissinger's Shadow, acclaimed historian Greg Grandin argues that to understand the crisis of contemporary America—its never-ending wars abroad and Cited by: 5.
Walter Isaacson, who has written esteemed biographies of Benjamin Franklin, The Wise Men, and Einstein, tackles the complex character of Henry Kissinger, academic, diplomat, and consultant.
Kissinger is a difficult character to pin down, as Isaacson notes. He was devious, self-promoting, self-deprecating, intelligent, ambitious, and successful.4/5. Moving from a sweeping overview of history to blow-by-blow accounts of his negotiations with world leaders, Henry Kissinger describes how Kissinger 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 Kissinger Henry Kissinger has written about his time in government in lengthy books that often go into excruciating detail.
This little volume, his only foray into oral history, does the opposite: it distills—and therein lies its attraction. As one man’s view of events, it does not pretend to be a balanced history. Henry Kissinger and American Power captures one of America’s most controversial and important diplomats in all his dimensions—as a serious geopolitical thinker, a skilled bureaucratic infighter, a relentless courtier of power, and a virtuoso of self-promotion.
This book is a major contribution to the historical literature.". However, Kissinger's exposition of the history of diplomacy is brilliant, and as the length of the book suggests, exhaustive. Though he seems to be self-serving at points, it detracts little from the whole. I found it particularly interesting how a nation's history and culture serve as guides for their foreign policy.
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.
Henry Kissinger is an icon within the American foreign policy community, but that was not always the case. A World Restored Metternich, Castlereagh and the Problem of Peace,his first book, was written in the early s while Kissinger was a young doctoral student at Harvard.
Book Club. The Secret to Henry Kissinger’s Success. Many think the retired diplomat’s closeness to one man—Richard Nixon—was the source of his power.
In 'Kissinger's Shadow,' Greg Grandin plumbs diplomat's early writings for insights into his views of history, statecraft and political morality, then analyzes his later choices through this lens.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kamath, M.V., Kissinger, the incomplete diplomat. Bombay: Jaico Pub. House, (OCoLC) Henry Alfred Kissinger (/ ˈ k ɪ s ɪ n dʒ ər /; German: [ˈkɪsɪŋɐ]; born Heinz Alfred Kissinger; ) is an American politician, diplomat, and geopolitical consultant who served as United States Secretary of State and National Security Advisor under the presidential administrations of Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford.
Diplomat Henry Kissinger was U.S. secretary of state under Richard Nixon, winning the Nobel Peace Prize for the Vietnam War accords. Kissinger has written a marvelous book that takes a reader on an enlightening path through history.
Beginning with the Peace of Westphalia (the advent of international relations), the author uses his keen sense of perception to analyze the actions of world leaders and explain how those actions shaped the further development of the international system.
'Kissinger's absorbing book tackles head-on some of the toughest questions of our time Its pages sparkle with insight' Simon Schama in the NEW YORKER Spanning more than three centuries, from Cardinal Richelieu to the fragility of the 'New World Order', DIPLOMACY is the now-classic history of international relations by the former Secretary of State and winner of the Nobel 4/5(10).
Henry Kissinger may be 95 years old, with his crucial years of government service long behind him, but in many influential circles his reputation as a master diplomat remains undimmed.
Kissinger is a great figure of 20th-century diplomacy and therefore it is about his experience – you’re looking at diplomacy through the eyes of a great exponent of the diplomatic art. It’s about what went on around him, what went on that he had to try to promote, rearrange, manipulate and steer and how that worked and what the effects were.
“Kissinger on Kissinger: Reflections on Diplomacy, Grand Strategy, and Leadership” is a valuable contribution to the Kissinger literature. Assembled by Winston Lord, a former Kissinger aide and national security official, the book is based on a series of oral history interviews that Lord and another former Kissinger aide, K.T.
McFarland, conducted with Kissinger several years ago. In his latest book, Kissinger offers another explanation of China’s position on North Korea. It is still unsatisfying. Simon & Schuster. $ In a surprisingly gripping account of two foreign policy crises, this book brings together the recently declassified telephone transcripts of Henry Kissinger, the former.In this fascinating book Kissinger's Shadow, Alistair Horne's Kissinger and Jeremi Suri's Henry Kissinger and the American Century offer more favorable views of Kissinger, the diplomat.—Karl Helicher, Upper Merion Twp.
Lib., King of Prussia, PA. Library Journal. or Seymour Hersh's incomplete The Price of Power (), Grandin takes in. “Dazzling and instructive [a] magisterial new book.” —Walter Isaacson, Time Henry Kissinger offers in World Order a deep meditation on the roots of international harmony and global disorder.
Drawing 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(3).