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The Resource Nixon and Kissinger : partners in power, Robert Dallek

Nixon and Kissinger : partners in power, Robert Dallek

Label
Nixon and Kissinger : partners in power
Title
Nixon and Kissinger
Title remainder
partners in power
Statement of responsibility
Robert Dallek
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger were two of the most compelling, contradictory, and important leaders in America in the second half of the twentieth century. Both were largely self-made men, brimming with ambition and often ruthless in pursuit of their goals. Tapping into recently disclosed documents and tapes, historian Dallek uncovers fascinating details about Nixon and Kissinger's tumultuous personal relationship -- their collaboration and rivalry -- and the extent to which they struggled to outdo each other in foreign policy achievements. He also analyzes their dealings with power brokers at home and abroad, including the nightmare of Vietnam, the brilliant opening to China, détente with the Soviet Union, the Yom Kippur War in the Middle East, the disastrous overthrow of Allende in Chile, and growing tensions between India and Pakistan, while recognizing how both men were continually plotting to distract the American public's attention away from the growing scandal of Watergate.--From publisher description
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.924092/2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E856
LC item number
.D35 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Nixon and Kissinger : partners in power, Robert Dallek
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [697]-700) and index
Contents
  • Nixon-Kissinger White House
  • Hope and illusion
  • The
  • politics of foreign policy
  • Troubles galore
  • Crisis managers
  • Winter of discontent
  • pt. 3. The
  • best of times.
  • The
  • pt. 1.
  • road to détente
  • Détente in Asia: gains and losses
  • The
  • warriors as peacemakers
  • Tainted victories
  • pt. 4. The
  • worst of times.
  • New miseries
  • In the shadow of Watergate
  • The
  • Brethren of a kind.
  • Nixon-Kissinger presidency
  • The
  • end of a presidency
  • Nixon
  • Kissinger
  • 1968
  • pt. 2. The
  • limits of power.
  • The
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 740 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060722319
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006052100
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)74916574
  • (OCoLC)ocm74916574
  • 1019086
Label
Nixon and Kissinger : partners in power, Robert Dallek
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [697]-700) and index
Contents
  • Nixon-Kissinger White House
  • Hope and illusion
  • The
  • politics of foreign policy
  • Troubles galore
  • Crisis managers
  • Winter of discontent
  • pt. 3. The
  • best of times.
  • The
  • pt. 1.
  • road to détente
  • Détente in Asia: gains and losses
  • The
  • warriors as peacemakers
  • Tainted victories
  • pt. 4. The
  • worst of times.
  • New miseries
  • In the shadow of Watergate
  • The
  • Brethren of a kind.
  • Nixon-Kissinger presidency
  • The
  • end of a presidency
  • Nixon
  • Kissinger
  • 1968
  • pt. 2. The
  • limits of power.
  • The
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 740 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060722319
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006052100
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)74916574
  • (OCoLC)ocm74916574
  • 1019086

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