The Resource Kissinger : 1923-1968 : The idealist, Niall Ferguson

Kissinger : 1923-1968 : The idealist, Niall Ferguson

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Kissinger : 1923-1968 : The idealist
Title
Kissinger
Title remainder
1923-1968 : The idealist
Statement of responsibility
Niall Ferguson
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
No American statesman has been as revered and as reviled as Henry Kissinger. Hailed by some as the "indispensable man", whose advice has been sought by every president from John F. Kennedy to George W. Bush, Kissinger has also attracted immense hostility from critics who have cast him as an amoral Machiavellian - the ultimate cold-blooded "realist". In this remarkable new book, the first of two volumes, Niall Ferguson has created an extraordinary panorama of Kissinger's world, and a paradigm-shifting reappraisal of the man. Only through knowledge of Kissinger's early life (as a Jew in Hitler's Germany, a poor immigrant in New York, a GI at the Battle of the Bulge, an interrogator of Nazis, and a student of history at Harvard) can we understand his debt to the philosophy of idealism. And only by tracing his rise, fall and revival as an adviser to Kennedy, Nelson Rockefeller and, finally, Richard Nixon can we appreciate the magnitude of his contribution to the theory of diplomacy, grand strategy and nuclear deterrence. Drawing not only on Kissinger's hitherto closed private papers but also on documents from more than a hundred archives around the world, this biography is Niall Ferguson's masterpiece. Like his classic two-volume history of the House of Rothschild, Kissinger sheds dazzling new light on an entire era
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ferguson, Niall
Dewey number
973.924092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kissinger, Henry
  • Statesmen
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Kissinger : 1923-1968 : The idealist, Niall Ferguson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Machine generated contents note: BOOK I -- ch. 1 Heimat -- ch. 2 Escape -- ch. 3 Furth on the Hudson -- ch. 4 An Unexpected Private -- ch. 5 The Living and the Dead -- ch. 6 In the Ruins of the Reich -- BOOK II -- ch. 7 The Idealist -- ch. 8 Psychological Warfare -- ch. 9 Doctor Kissinger -- ch. 10 Strangelove? -- ch. 11 Boswash -- BOOK III -- ch. 12 The Intellectual and the Policy Maker -- ch. 13 Flexible Responses -- ch. 14 Facts of Life -- ch. 15 Crisis -- BOOK IV -- ch. 16 The Road to Vietnam -- ch. 17 The Unquiet American -- ch. 18 Dirt Against the Wind -- BOOK V -- ch. 19 The Anti-Bismarck -- ch. 20 Waiting for Hanoi -- ch. 21 1968 -- ch. 22 The Unlikely Combination
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
986 pages, [32] pages of plates
Isbn
9780713998702
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780713998702
Label
Kissinger : 1923-1968 : The idealist, Niall Ferguson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Machine generated contents note: BOOK I -- ch. 1 Heimat -- ch. 2 Escape -- ch. 3 Furth on the Hudson -- ch. 4 An Unexpected Private -- ch. 5 The Living and the Dead -- ch. 6 In the Ruins of the Reich -- BOOK II -- ch. 7 The Idealist -- ch. 8 Psychological Warfare -- ch. 9 Doctor Kissinger -- ch. 10 Strangelove? -- ch. 11 Boswash -- BOOK III -- ch. 12 The Intellectual and the Policy Maker -- ch. 13 Flexible Responses -- ch. 14 Facts of Life -- ch. 15 Crisis -- BOOK IV -- ch. 16 The Road to Vietnam -- ch. 17 The Unquiet American -- ch. 18 Dirt Against the Wind -- BOOK V -- ch. 19 The Anti-Bismarck -- ch. 20 Waiting for Hanoi -- ch. 21 1968 -- ch. 22 The Unlikely Combination
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
986 pages, [32] pages of plates
Isbn
9780713998702
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780713998702

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