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Henry Kissinger and the American Century

by Jeremi Suri

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Published by Belknap Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Biography: general,
  • International relations,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • International Relations - Diplomacy,
  • Political,
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • 1974-1977,
  • Biography,
  • Cold War,
  • Foreign relations,
  • Statesmen,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7691977M
    ISBN 100674025792
    ISBN 109780674025790

      Kissinger’s book takes us on a dazzling and instructive global tour of the quest for order, from Cardinal Richelieu to Metternich and Bismarck, the Indian minister Kautilya of the 4th century B.   “The American Century,” the title of this editorial, sought to back up this claim and to transform it into an even greater one in the process—the Twentieth Century was America’s Century. Only through a recognition of that fact could Americans escape the “sickness” Luce diagnosed them with and make the whole world their own.

      The Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project will sponsor an in-depth discussion of a new book by Jeremi Suri entitled Henry Kissinger and . The Myth of Henry Kissinger. writing in an effusive review of his most recent book that “Kissinger is a friend.” is a more revolutionary phenomenon than nineteenth-century socialism.

      Among the works that first brought Henry Kissinger to academic acclaim was “A World Restored,” his s book about how the greatest diplomats of Europe met at the Congress of Vienna to restore order to a continent shattered by the Napoleonic Wars.   Few American statesmen have understood this history as well as Henry Kissinger. He made his early career as a scholar, arguing that American leaders .


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Henry Kissinger and the American Century by Jeremi Suri Download PDF EPUB FB2

In "Henry Kissinger and the American Century," Jeremi Suri has chronicled the political history of arguably one of the world's most brilliant personalities. Suri's book leaves out much of Kissinger's personal history, beyond his childhood in Weimar and Nazi Germany, which is generally by: Few prominent American figures have the trajectory that Henry Kissenger had in 20th century.

Kissenger a German Jew, whose family immigrated to the United States as a result of the Nazification of Germany, was a Cold War thinker, and eventually became Secretary of State for Nixon and Ford/5(6).

In "Henry Kissinger and the American Century," Jeremi Suri has chronicled the political history of arguably one of the world's most brilliant personalities.

Suri's book leaves out much of Kissinger's personal history, beyond his childhood in Weimar and Nazi Germany, which is generally vague/5(4). This remarkable book is far more than a biography of Henry Kissinger. By probing Kissinger's personal background and intellectual formation as well as his often cunning and frequently controversial statecraft, Jeremi Suri brilliantly illuminates both the character of Kissinger the man and the nature of the turbulent and tension-racked age in which he lived and did so much--for better or worse Pages: Kissinger’s career was a product of the global changes that made the American Century.

He remains influential because his ideas are rooted so deeply in dominant assumptions about the world. In treating Kissinger fairly and critically as a historical figure, without polemical judgments, Suri provides critical context for this important figure.

Kissinger's career was a product of the global changes that made the American Century. He remains influential because his ideas are rooted so deeply in dominant assumptions about the world. In treating Kissinger fairly and critically as a historical figure, without polemical judgments, Suri provides critical context for this important figure.

What made Henry Kissinger the kind of diplomat he was. What experiences and influences shaped his worldview and provided the framework for his approach to international relations.

Suri offers a thought-provoking, interpretive study of one of the most influential and controversial political figures of the twentieth century. No American diplomat's career has been more thoroughly documented and debated -- or celebrated and reviled -- than Henry Kissinger's.

There are shelves of biographies by distinguished authors, and Kissinger himself has produced a massive three-volume memoir followed by a steady flow of books, essays, and commentaries. These two books do not provide startling new historical accounts of. Henry Kissinger and the American century.

Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Suri, Jeremi. Henry Kissinger and the American century. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. Henry Kissinger and the American Century Jeremi Suri.

Year: Edition: Hardcover Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Free ebooks since British-American journalist and author Christopher Hitchens authored The Trial of Henry Kissinger, in which Hitchens calls for the prosecution of Kissinger "for war crimes, for crimes against humanity, and for offenses against common or customary or international law, including conspiracy to commit murder, kidnap, and torture".Education: City University of New York, City College.

Henry A. Kissinger, in full Henry Alfred Kissinger, (bornFürth, Germany), American political scientist, who, as adviser for national security affairs and secretary of state, was a major influence in the shaping of U.S.

foreign policy from to under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. he was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace with Le Duc Tho of. Jeremi Suri talked about his book, [Henry Kissinger and the American Century.] He recounted events in Henry Kissinger's life that shaped his thinking on foreign policy as National Security Adviser.

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.". Henry Kissinger was a success—a true, American success—but he can only be called an idealist if he can be called despicable too.

‘The best to be said for him was that he was creative in his. In the 21st century, American foreign policy “has bounced from crisis to crisis with uncertain aims and little or no long-range outlook.

Henry Kissinger’s philosophy of realism provides both.”. An exceptional book about a true 20thCentury iconoclast. In "Henry Kissinger and the American Century," Jeremi Suri has chronicled the political history of arguably one of the world's most brilliant personalities.5/5(1).

Book Description: What made Henry Kissinger the kind of diplomat he was. What experiences and influences shaped his worldview and provided the framework for his approach to international relations. Suri offers a thought-provoking, interpretive study of one of the most influential and controversial political figures of the twentieth century.

Henry Alfred Kissinger was sworn in on Septemas the 56th Secretary of State, a position he held until Janu He also served as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs from Januuntil November 3, In July he was appointed by President Reagan to chair the National Bipartisan.

Henry Kissinger was the fifty-sixth Secretary of State. Born in Germany, Dr. Kissinger came to the United States in and was naturalized a US citizen in He served in the US Army and attended Harvard University, where he later became a member of the ed on: Septem. Henry Alfred Kissinger (born Heinz Alfred Kissinger) is a German-born American bureaucrat, diplomat, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

He served as National Security Advisor and later concurrently as Secretary of State in the Richard Nixon administration/5.“ This remarkable book is far more than a biography of Henry Kissinger. By probing Kissinger’s personal background and intellectual formation as well as his often cunning and frequently controversial statecraft, Jeremi Suri brilliantly illuminates both the character of Kissinger the man and the nature of the turbulent and tension-racked age.

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