The Resource The flawed architect : Henry Kissinger and American foreign policy, Jussi Hanhimäki

The flawed architect : Henry Kissinger and American foreign policy, Jussi Hanhimäki

Label
The flawed architect : Henry Kissinger and American foreign policy
Title
The flawed architect
Title remainder
Henry Kissinger and American foreign policy
Statement of responsibility
Jussi Hanhimäki
Title variation
Henry Kissinger and American foreign policy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Henry Kissinger dominated American foreign relations like no other figure in recent history. He negotiated an end to American involvement in the Vietnam War, opened relations with Communist China, and orchestrated detente with the Soviet Union. Yet he is also the man behind the secret bombingof Cambodia and policies leading to the overthrow of Chile's President Salvador Allende. Which is more accurate, the picture of Kissinger the skilled diplomat or Kissinger the war criminal?In The Flawed Architect, the first major reassessment of Kissinger in over a decade, historian Jussi Hanhimaki paints
Action
digitized
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
  • 973.924/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E840.8.K58
LC item number
H36 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The flawed architect : Henry Kissinger and American foreign policy, Jussi Hanhimäki
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 534-539) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : a prize-winning performance? -- The aspiring statesman -- Kissinger, Nixon, and the challenges of '69 -- Bombs and back channels -- Progress and promise -- Negotiating in the shadow of war -- Crises and opportunities -- Breakthroughs -- The first test : Triangulation diplomacy and the Indo-Pakistani war -- "The week that changed the world" -- High stakes : triangulation, Moscow, and Vietnam -- Exiting Vietnam -- Highs and lows -- Secretary of State -- Unilateral advantage : the October war and shuttle diplomacy -- Nixon's farewell : Watergate, Kissinger and foreign policy -- Renewal? Ford, Vladivostok, and Kissinger -- Not our loss : exit from Vietnam -- The worst hour : Angola and East Timor -- "Worse than in the days of McCarthy" : Kissinger and the marathon of 1976 -- The chairman 'on trial' -- Conclusion : the flawed architect
Control code
ocm57138117
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 554 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280843815
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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bb8278ce-bbae-424c-9ed6-718123fbf2a6
Quality assurance targets
unknown
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.b26080904
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57138117
  • oso0195184319
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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