ISBN 9780671510992,Diplomacy (A Touchstone Book)

Diplomacy (A Touchstone Book)


Simon & Schuster



Simon & Schuster

Publication Year 1995

ISBN 9780671510992

ISBN-10 0671510991


Number of Pages 912 Pages
Language (English)

Biography & autobiography: historical

Through the words of a noted former US Secretary of State readers are drawn into the world of foreign relations. Kissinger speaks about how the the last three centuries have proven pivotal in the making and breaking of nations. Beginning with the peace treaties signed between May and October 1648 which signalled the end of the Eighty Years' War between Spain and the Dutch Republic, and the Thirty Years' War in the Holy Roman Empire, Kissinger goes on to show how Spain finally recognized the Dutch Republic, paving way for national self-determination like never before. He also talks about his own contributions to Nixon's policies, hiding nothing from the readers. From ages, Kissinger shows us, little has changed about the world order, and there is yet ample to learn from the past. About Henry Kissinger Henry Kissinger is an American diplomat, writer and political scientist. His other books include: The White House Years, Does America Need a Foreign Policy?, A World Restored, Kissinger Transcripts and On China. A Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Kissinger's major role in history has been his contribution to US foreign policies between 1969 and 1977, launching the policy of dtente with USSR, opening talks with the People's Republic of China and negotiating the Paris Peace of Accords, ending America's embargo in the Vietnam War.