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Kissinger, Henry 1923-

Works: 1,681 works in 3,447 publications in 29 languages and 117,888 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Sources  Archives  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Interviewee, Other, Creator, Author of introduction, Honoree, Contributor, Commentator, Correspondent, Narrator, Recipient, Dedicatee, Performer
Classifications: E840.8.K58, 327.73
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Diplomacy by Henry Kissinger( Book )

122 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 20 languages and held by 4,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this controversial and monumental book - arguably his most important - Henry Kissinger illuminates just what diplomacy is. Moving from a sweeping overview of his own interpretation of history to personal accounts of his negotiations with world leaders, Kissinger describes the ways in which the art of diplomacy and the balance of power have created the world we live in, and shows how Americans, protected by the size and isolation of their country, as well as by their own idealism and mistrust of the Old World, have sought to conduct a unique kind of foreign policy based on the way they wanted the world to be, as opposed to the way it really is. Spanning more than three centuries of history, from Cardinal Richelieu, the father of the modern state system, to the "New World Order" in which we live, Kissinger demonstrates how modern diplomacy emerged from the trials and experiences of the balance of power of warfare and peacemaking, and why America, sometimes to its peril, refused to learn its lessons. His intimate portraits of world leaders, including de Gaulle, Nixon, Chou En-lai, Mao Tse-tung, Reagan, and Gorbachev, based on personal experience and knowledge, provide the reader with a rare window on diplomacy at the summit, together with a wealth of detailed and original observations on the secret negotiations, great events, and the art of statesmanship that have shaped our lives in the decades before, during and since Henry Kissinger was himself at the center of things. Analyzing the differences in the national styles of diplomacy, Kissinger shows how various societies produce special ways of conducting foreign policy, and how Americans, from the very beginning, sought a distinctive foreign policy based on idealism. He illustrates his points with his own insights and with examples from his own experience, as well as with candid accounts of his breakthrough diplomatic initiatives as Nixon's foreign policy partner. Informed by deep historical knowledge, wit, a gift for irony, and a unique understanding of the forces that bind and sunder nations, Kissinger's Diplomacy is must reading for anyone who cares about America's position in the world
A world restored; Metternich, Castlereagh and the problems of peace, 1812-22 by Henry Kissinger( Book )

131 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a case study of the task of constructing a new international order following Napoleon's defeat in Russia in 1812, which fell particularly on the shoulders of the Austrian foreign minister and the British foreign secretary
Nuclear weapons and foreign policy by Henry Kissinger( Book )

75 editions published between 1957 and 1990 in 8 languages and held by 2,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amerikansk udenrigspolitik og atomvåben, atomtruslen. Den senere så bermte Dr. Kissinger skrev i 1957 denne bog på opfordring af det amerikanske Council on Foreign Relations, et udvalg sammensat af hjtplacerede amerikanske historikere, politikere, militrfolk, konomer, m.fl., med det formål at vre "devoted to study of the international aspects of American political, economical and strategic problems". Bogen brer, selvflgelig, meget prg af samtidens frygt for en delggende atomkrig og af den amerikanske kommunistforskrkkelse i Koldkrigsårene, men historisk set er den meget interessant og absolut lsevrdig. Bogen er disponeret således: Forord af Gordon Dean. 1. The problems of survival: The challenge of the nuclear age; The dilemma of American strategy. 2. Technology and strategy: The fire of Prometheus; The esoteric strategy - principles of all-out war; Whar price deterrence?, the problems of limited war; The problems of limited nuclear war; Diplomacy, disarmament and the limitation of war. 3. Strategy and policy: The impact of strategy on allies and the uncommited; American strategy and NATO - a test case; The strategy of ambiguity - Sino-Soviet strategic thought; The Soviet Union and the atom; The need for doctrine. Som bilagsmateriale: Populations of the ten largest cities in the United States and the Soviet Union; Damage from roentgen dosage; Degree of background radiation produced by different types of nuclear weapons; Radius of Sovoet heavy bombers; Location of US strategic air bases
On China by Henry Kissinger( Book )

43 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this sweeping and insightful history, Henry Kissinger turns for the first time at book-length to a country he has known intimately for decades, and whose modern relations with the West he helped shape. Drawing on historical records as well as his conversations with Chinese leaders over the past forty years, Kissinger examines how China has approached diplomacy, strategy, and negotiation throughout its history, and reflects on the consequences for the global balance of power in the 21st century. Since no other country can claim a more powerful link to its ancient past and classical principles, any attempt to understand China's future world role must begin with an appreciation of its long history. For centuries, China rarely encountered other societies of comparable size and sophistication; it was the "Middle Kingdom," treating the peoples on its periphery as vassal states. At the same time, Chinese statesmen-facing threats of invasion from without, and the contests of competing factions within-developed a canon of strategic thought that prized the virtues of subtlety, patience, and indirection over feats of martial prowess. In 'On China', Kissinger examines key episodes in Chinese foreign policy from the classical era to the present day, with a particular emphasis on the decades since the rise of Mao Zedong. He illuminates the inner workings of Chinese diplomacy during such pivotal events as the initial encounters between China and modern European powers, the formation and breakdown of the Sino-Soviet alliance, the Korean War, Richard Nixon's historic trip to Beijing, and three crises in the Taiwan Straits. Drawing on his extensive personal experience with four generations of Chinese leaders, he brings to life towering figures such as Mao, Zhou Enlai, and Deng Xiaoping, revealing how their different visions have shaped China's modern destiny. With his singular vantage on U.S.-China relations, Kissinger traces the evolution of this fraught but crucial relationship over the past 60 years, following its dramatic course from estrangement to strategic partnership to economic interdependence, and toward an uncertain future. With a final chapter on the emerging superpower's 21st-century world role, 'On China' provides an intimate historical perspective on Chinese foreign affairs from one of the premier statesmen of the 20th century"--
Does America need a foreign policy? : toward a diplomacy for the 21st century by Henry Kissinger( Book )

63 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The former Secretary of State under Richard Nixon argues that a coherent foreign policy is essential and lays out his own plan for getting the nation's international affairs in order
American foreign policy by Henry Kissinger( Book )

60 editions published between 1968 and 1977 in 11 languages and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World order by Henry Kissinger( Book )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Kissinger offers in World Order a meditation on the roots of international harmony and global disorder. There has never been a true "world order," Kissinger observes. For most of history, civilizations defined their own concepts of order. Each considered itself the center of the world and envisioned its distinct principles as universally relevant. China conceived of a global cultural hierarchy with the Emperor at its pinnacle. In Europe, Rome imagined itself surrounded by barbarians. When Rome fragmented, European peoples refined a concept of an equilibrium of sovereign states and sought to export it across the world. Islam, in its early centuries, considered itself the world's sole legitimate political unit, destined to expand indefinitely until the world was brought into harmony by religious principles. The United States was born of a conviction about the universal applicability of democracy -- a conviction that has guided its policies ever since. Now international affairs take place on a global basis, and these historical concepts of world order are meeting. Every region participates in questions of high policy in every other, often instantaneously. Yet there is no consensus among the major actors about the rules and limits guiding this process, or its ultimate destination. The result is mounting tension. Grounded in Kissinger's study of history and his experience as National Security Advisor and Secretary of State, World Order guides readers through crucial episodes in recent world history. Kissinger offers a glimpse into the inner deliberations of the Nixon administration's negotiations with Hanoi over the end of the Vietnam War, as well as Ronald Reagan's tense debates with Soviet Premier Gorbachev in Reykjavík. He offers insights into the future of U.S.-China relations and the evolution of the European Union, and examines lessons of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Taking readers from his analysis of nuclear negotiations with Iran through the West's response to the Arab Spring and tensions with Russia over Ukraine, World Order anchors Kissinger's historical analysis in the decisive events of our time
The necessity for choice; prospects of American foreign policy by Henry Kissinger( Book )

44 editions published between 1960 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amerikansk udenrigspolitik i 1960'erne - amerikansk bog fra 1961, midt i Koldkrigsperioden, skrevet af den senere så bermte Dr. Kissinger, som selv fik afgrende indflydelse på amerikansk udenrigs- og sikkerhedspolitik i 1970'erne og 1980'erne. I bogen ridser han forskellige problemstillinger op, definerer og analyserer sikkerhedsmssige, diplomatiske og udenrigspolitiske problemer og sprgsmål og stiller forskellige forslag til fremtidige lsninger. Bogen her er hans "attempt to point out some of the major isues which confront American foreign policy in one of the most critical periods in American history. I have tried to state the alternatives and my own conclusions."
The troubled partnership; a re-appraisal of the Atlantic alliance by Henry Kissinger( Book )

49 editions published between 1965 and 1982 in 5 languages and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on 3 lectures delivered at the Council on Foreign Relations in March, 1964
American foreign policy : three essays by Henry Kissinger( Book )

22 editions published between 1966 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ending the Vietnam War : a history of America's involvement in and extrication from the Vietnam War by Henry Kissinger( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The former Secretary of State describes America's involvement in Southeast Asia, the events of the war, the peace negotiations, the domestic unrest over the war, and the diplomats, politicians, military leaders, and others who became part of history
The sixties the years that shaped a generation( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary features revealing interviews with the prominent figures of the era including: Barbara Ehrenreich, Daniel Ellsberg, Jesse Jackson, Tom Hayden, Arlo Guthrie, Henry Kissinger, Norman Mailer, Robert McNamara, Ed Messe III and Bobby Seale
For the record : selected statements, 1977-1980 by Henry Kissinger( Book )

13 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The statements included in For the Record have been selected from the many made Dr. Kissinger singer since his retirement as Secretary of State. The book includes major Speeches, articles, and interviews given by Dr. Kissinger from 1977 to 1980
Problems of national strategy : a book of readings by Henry Kissinger( Book )

25 editions published between 1965 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations : selected speeches and essays, 1982-1984 by Henry Kissinger( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kissinger transcripts : the top secret talks with Beijing and Moscow by William Burr( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soviet-American relations : the détente years, 1969-1972 by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This joint documentary publication, collected and compiled by historians from both the U.S. Department of State and the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, provides unprecedented insight into Soviet-American relations during a critical era in the history of the Cold War: the détente years (1969-1972). In Feb. 1969, Henry Kissinger, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, opened a confidential channel with the Soviet Ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Dobrynin. During the next 3 1/2 years, the two men met on a regular basis in Washington, both at the White House and at the Soviet Embassy, to discuss important issues of the day, including arms control, Berlin, the Middle East, South Asia, China, and Vietnam. Through this mechanism, President Richard M. Nixon and General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev exchanged ideas and information outside normal diplomatic and bureaucratic channels. The confidential channel also allowed the White House to practice behind-the-scenes diplomacy, thus avoiding interference not only from Congress, but also from the Department of State. Although their methods may have been controversial, the collaboration between Kissinger and Dobrynin helped to reduce tension in the Soviet-American relationship, eventually resulting in agreements on Berlin, SALT, and other issues, and culminating in the Moscow Summit in May 1972. This volume presents a selection of American and Soviet documents on the diplomacy that led to détente between the superpowers. The documents include, in particular, Kissinger and Dobrynin's respective accounts of their conversations in this confidential channel, as well as the official records of the Moscow Summit. Although many of Kissinger's memoranda were declassified in 2002, Dobrynin's reports were, until now, sealed in the Russian archives. In this volume, and its Russian counterpart, these and other important documents are available to researchers for the first time.--Book jacket
Kissinger's grand design by G. Warren Nutter( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kid stays in the picture by Brett Morgen( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film showing the meteoric rise, fall, and rise again of legendary Hollywood producer Robert Evans
White House years by Henry Kissinger( Book )

72 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in 9 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Kissingers politiske selvbiografi om hans år i Det Hvide Hus i Washington, hvor han fungerede som National Security Advisor, National sikkerhedsrådgiver for prsidentembedet
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Alternative Names
Chi-hsin-chi 1923-

Henri Kissincer

Henricus Kissinger

Henrijs Kisindžers

Henry Alfred Kissinger

Henry Kissinger Amerikaans politicus en diplomaat van de Republikeinse Partij

Henry Kissinger amerykański polityk i dyplomata

Henry Kissinger former United States Secretary of State

Henry Kissinger politicien amricain

Henry Kissinger politico statunitense

Henry Kissinger United States Secretaries of State, National Security Advisor

Jixinge 1923-

Kīsanǧar, Hanrī 1923-

Kisindžers, Henrijs 1923-

Kisinjar, Hinri.

Kīsinjar, Hinrī 1923-

Kisinker, Chenri 1923-

Kisintzer, Chenri 1923-

Kissindžer, Genri.

Kissindžer, Genri 1923-

Kissinger, H. A.

Kissinger, Heinz Alfred 1923-

Kissinger, Henry

Kissinger , Henry A.

Kissinger, Henry A. 1923-

Kissinger, Henry A. (Henry Alfred), 1923-

Kissinger, Henry Albert

Kissinger , Henry Alfred

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Kissinher, Heinz Alfred.

Kissinker, Chenry 1923-

Kissinžer, Henri 1923-

Kissnker, Chenry.

Χένρυ Κίσινγκερ

Генры Кісынджэр

Генры Кісінджэр

Генрі Кіссинджер

Киссинджер, Генри 1923-

Киссинджер, Генри американский государственный деятель, дипломат

Хенри Кисинджър

Хенри Кисинџер

הנרי קיסינג'ר

קיסינג׳ר, הנרי

קיסינג׳ר, הנרי 1923-

קיסינגר, הינץ אלפרד

קיסינג'ר, הנרי 1923-

קיסינג'ר, הנרי אלפרד

קיסנג׳ר, הנרי 1923־

كسنگر، هنري، 1923-

كسينجر، هنري، ١٩٢٣-

كيسنجر، هنري، ١٩٢٣-

هنري كسنجر

هنري كيسنجر، 1923-

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ھێنری کیسینجەر

ہنری کسنگر

हेनरी किसिन्जर

হেনরি কিসিঞ্জার

ஹென்றி கிசிஞ்சர்

ഹെൻ‌റി കിസിഞ്ജർ

เฮนรี คิสซินเจอร์

ကစ်ဆင်းဂျား ဟင်နရီအဲလဖရက်

ჰენრი კისინჯერი

헨리 키신저

キッシンジャー, H

キッシンジャー, H. A

キッシンジャー, ヘンリー



基辛格 1923-

基辛格亨利 1923-

A world restored; Metternich, Castlereagh and the problems of peace, 1812-22Nuclear weapons and foreign policyOn ChinaDoes America need a foreign policy? : toward a diplomacy for the 21st centuryAmerican foreign policyThe troubled partnership; a re-appraisal of the Atlantic allianceEnding the Vietnam War : a history of America's involvement in and extrication from the Vietnam WarThe Kissinger transcripts : the top secret talks with Beijing and Moscow