Diplomacy

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Simon & Schuster, 1994 - History - 912 pages
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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.

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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Kissinger's prose is exquisite. - Goodreads
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Gives an insight in the world history. - Goodreads
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this book is perfect masterpiece for those who want to pursue their knowledge in Diplomacy and political labyrinths. It describes perfectly the political situation especially in XX century. It also has analyzes about several very important political events and draws brilliant pictures of political leaders. It's really worth reading. 

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Reading in 2015 a book published in 1994, many of Kissinger's insights, in my opinion, remains relevant & immutable. Read full review

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Theodore Roosevelt or Woodrow Wilson
29
Richelieu William of Orange
56
Great Britain Austria and Russia
78
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About the author (1994)

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 US citizen in 1943. He served in the US Army and attended Harvard University, where he 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.

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