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Diplomacy (Touchstone Book)
Henry Kissinger

Simon & Schuster, 1995

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. 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 ...
  
  











  



  
White House Years
Henry Kissinger

Simon & Schuster, 2011

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, White House Years covers Henry Kissinger’s first four years (1969–1973) as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. Among the momentous events recounted in this first volume of Kissinger’s timeless memoirs are his secret negotiations with the North Vietnamese in ...
  
  











  



  
A World Restored: Metternich, Castlereagh and the Problems of Peace, 1812-22
Henry A. Kissinger

Echo Point Books & Media, 2013

Years before he was Secretary of State and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, Henry Kissinger wrote A World Restored to understand and explain one of history's most important and dramatic periods-a time when Europe went from political chaos to a balanced peace that lasted for almost a hundred years. After the fall of Napoleon, European diplomats gathered in a festive Vienna with the task of restoring stability following the French ...
  
  











  



  
Kissinger: A Biography
Walter Isaacson

Simon & Schuster, 2005

By the time Henry Kissinger was made secretary of state in 1973, he had become, according to the Gallup Poll, the most admired person in America and one of the most unlikely celebrities ever to capture the world's imagination. Yet Kissinger was also reviled by large segments of the American public, ranging from liberal intellectuals to conservative activists. Kissinger explores the relationship between this complex man's personality and the ...
  
  











  



  
The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
Walter Isaacson

Simon & Schuster, 2014

Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson’s revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is destined to be the standard history of the digital revolution and an indispensable guide to how innovation really happens. What were the talents that allowed certain inventors and entrepreneurs to turn their visionary ideas into disruptive realities? What led to their creative ...
  
  











  



  
World Order
Henry Kissinger

Penguin Press HC, The, 2014

Walter Isaacson, Time : “Dazzling and instructive... [a] magisterial new book.” 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 decades—Kissinger now reveals his analysis of the ...
  
  











  



  
A World Restored: Metternich, Castlereagh and the Problems of Peace, 1812-22 (Weidenfeld & Nicolson 50 years)

Odyssey Editions, 2013

Few periods illustrate so well the dilemma posed by the appearance of a revolutionary power; and the problems of organizing a legitimate order, as the decade after the Napoleonic Wars. Revolutionary France had refused to accept the legitimacy of the existing European balance of power, which had operated so intricately throughout the eighteenth century. Disputes no longer concerned the adjustment of differences within an accepted framework, but ...
  
  











  



  
The Trial of Henry Kissinger
Christopher Hitchens

Verso, 2001

“His own lonely impunity is rank; it smells to heaven. If it is allowed to persist then we shall shamefully vindicate the ancient philosopher Anacharsis, who maintained that laws were like cobwebs; strong enough to detain only the weak, and too weak to hold the strong. In the name of innumerable victims known and unknown, it is time for justice to take a hand.” With the detention of Augusto Pinochet, and intense international pressure for ...
  
  











  



  
Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy
Francis Fukuyama

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014

The second volume of the bestselling landmark work on the history of the modern state Writing in The Wall Street Journal , David Gress called Francis Fukuyama’s Origins of Political Order “magisterial in its learning and admirably immodest in its ambition.” In The New York Times Book Review , Michael Lind described the book as “a major achievement by one of the leading public intellectuals of our time.” And in The Washington Post ...
  
  











  



  
On China
Henry Kissinger

Penguin Books, 2012

"Fascinating, shrewd . . . The book deftly traces the rhythms and patterns of Chinese history." —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times In this sweeping and insightful history, Henry Kissinger turns for the first time at book length to a country he has known intimately for decades and whose modern relations with the West he helped shape. On China illuminates the inner workings of Chinese diplomacy during such pivotal events as the initial ...
  
  











  



  
The Quotable Kissinger (Quotable Leaders Book 9)

Yonder Mark, 2014

Henry Kissinger, in his own words. Unplugged and unauthorised.
  
  











  



  
A World Restored: Metternich, Castlereagh and the Problems of Peace, 1812-1822
Henry A. Kissinger

Mariner Books, 1973

The Napoleonic Wars were followed by an almost unprecedented century of political stability. A World Restored analyses the alliances formed and treaties signed by the world's leaders during the years 1812 to 1822, focussing on the personalities of the two main negotiators: Viscount Castlereagh, the British foreign secretary, and Prince von Metter- nich, his Austrian counterpart. Henry Kissinger explains how the turbulent relationship between ...
  
  











  



  
White House Years
Henry A. Kissinger

Little, Brown and Company, 1979

White House Years
  
  











  



  
Years of Renewal
Henry Kissinger

Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1999

The third & final volume of the memoirs of former Sec. of State Henry Kissinger. Begins with the resignation of Nixon -- including Kissinger's assessment of Nixon's tortured personality & the self-inflicted tragedy that ended his presidency & made Kissinger, for a time, the most powerful man in American government. Then takes the reader through the years of Ford's administration, in which Kissinger continued to play a decisive role. Details the ...
  
  











  



  
Nuclear Weapons & Foreign Policy
Henry Kissinger

W. W. Norton & Company, 1969

In this book Professor Kissinger examines the framework of our foreign policy, the stresses to which that framework is being subjected, and the prospects for world order in an era of high international tension. The three essays were written before Professor Kissinger took leave from Harvard to serve as Assistant to President Nixon for National Security Affairs.
  
  











  



  
Ending the Vietnam War: A History of America's Involvement in and Extrication from the Vietnam War
Henry Kissinger

Simon & Schuster, 2003

The Definitive Account Many other authors have written about what they thought happened -- or thought should have happened -- in Vietnam, but it was Henry Kissinger who was there at the epicenter, involved in every decision from the long, frustrating negotiations with the North Vietnamese delegation to America's eventual extrication from the war. Now, for the first time, Kissinger gives us in a single volume an in-depth, inside view of the ...
  
  











  



  
Does America Need a Foreign Policy? : Toward a Diplomacy for the 21st Century
Henry Kissinger

Simon & Schuster, 2002

In this timely, thoughtful, and important book, at once far-seeing and brilliantly readable, America's most famous diplomatist explains why we urgently need a new and coherent foreign policy and what our foreign policy goals should be in this new millennium. In seven accessible chapters, Does America Need a Foreign Policy? provides a crystalline assessment of how the United States' ascendancy as the world's dominant presence in the twentieth ...
  
  











  



  
The Shifts and the Shocks: What We’ve Learned—and Have Still to Learn—from the Financial Crisis
Martin Wolf

Penguin Press HC, The, 2014

From the chief economic commentator for the Financial Times , a brilliant tour d’horizon of the new global economy and its trajectory There have been many books that have sought to explain the causes and courses of the financial and economic crisis which began in 2007–8. The Shifts and the Shocks is not another detailed history of the crisis, but the most persuasive and complete account yet published of what the crisis should teach us ...
  
  











  



  
Years of Upheaval
Henry Kissinger

Simon & Schuster, 2011

This second volume of Henry Kissinger’s monumental memoirs covers his years as President Richard Nixon’s Secretary of State (1972–1974), including the ending of the Vietnam War, the 1973 Middle East War and oil embargo, Watergate, and Nixon’s resignation. Years of Upheaval opens with Dr. Kissinger being appointed Secretary of State. Among other events of these turbulent years that he recounts are his trip to Hanoi after the Vietnam ...
  
  











  



  
Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II's Most Audacious General
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard

Henry Holt and Co., 2014

Readers around the world have thrilled to Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy , and Killing Jesus --riveting works of nonfiction that journey into the heart of the most famous murders in history. Now from Bill O’Reilly, anchor of The O’Reilly Factor , comes the most epic book of all in this multimillion-selling series: Killing Patton . General George S. Patton, Jr. died under mysterious circumstances in the months following the end of ...
  
  











  








   



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