Henry Kissinger On China

ISBN 13: 9780142428368

On China

4.09 avg rating
( 4,249 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780142428368: On China

Unabridged, 9 CDs, 11 hours

Read by TBA

Drawing on forty years of intimate acquaintance with the country and its leaders, Henry Kissinger reflects on how China's past relations with the outside world illuminate its twenty-first-century trajectory.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

HENRY KISSINGER served as National Security Advisor and then Secretary of State under Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford and has advised many other American presidents on foreign policy. He received the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the Medal of Liberty, among other awards. He is the author of numerous books on foreign policy and diplomacy and is currently the chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc., an international consulting firm.

Review:

"From the eminent elder statesman, an astute appraisal on Chinese diplomacy from ancient times to the fraught present "strategic trust" with the United States. Former Secretary of State Kissinger brings his considerable scholarly knowledge and professional expertise to this chronicle of the complicated evolution and precarious future of Chinese diplomacy with the West. ... Sage words and critical perspective lent by a significant participant in historical events."
-"Kirkus Reviews" (starred review)

"Nobody living can claim greater credit than Mr. Kissinger for America's 1971 opening to Beijing, after more than two decades of estrangement, and for China's subsequent opening to the world. So it's fitting that Mr. Kissinger has now written "On China," a fluent, fascinating...book that is part history, part memoir and above all an examination of the premises, methods and aims of Chinese foreign policy."
-"The Wall Street Journal"
"Fascinating, shrewd... [The book's] portrait of China is informed by Mr. Kissinger's intimate firsthand knowledge of several generations of Chinese leaders. The book deftly traces the rhythms and patterns in Chinese history...even as it explicates the philosophical differences that separate it from the United States."
-Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times"
"Henry Kissinger was not only the first official American emissary to Communist China, he persisted in his brokerage with more than 50 trips over four decades, spanning the ca

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Kissinger, Henry
Published by Penguin Audio (2011)
ISBN 10: 0142428361 ISBN 13: 9780142428368
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Books From California
(Simi Valley, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Audio, 2011. Audio CD. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001581479

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
46.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.11
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Henry Kissinger
ISBN 10: 0142428361 ISBN 13: 9780142428368
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801424283681.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
50.18
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.11
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Henry Kissinger
Published by Penguin Audio (2011)
ISBN 10: 0142428361 ISBN 13: 9780142428368
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Audio, 2011. Audio CD. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0142428361

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
79.79
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds