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Kissinger and the meaning of history

by Peter W. Dickson

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Kissinger, Henry, 1923-,
    • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1969-1974,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1974-1977

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter W. Dickson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE840.8.K58 D53
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 197 p. ;
      Number of Pages197
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4718815M
      ISBN 100521221137
      LC Control Number78005633

      Let’s go on to Kissinger’s book Diplomacy, and why you’ve chosen that.. The importance of Kissinger’s book is that it is fundamentally about power. It’s amazing how seldom people – newspapers, blogs, speeches – talk about power, but power is the raw thing at the heart of every political unit.   It was for Elliott that Kissinger wrote his undergraduate dissertation, “The Meaning of History.” This explored the writings of Immanuel Kant, Oswald Spengler, and Arnold Toynbee — three thinkers who stood firmly on the side of anti-realpolitik.

      Diplomacy is a book written by former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State Henry is a sweep of the history of international relations and the art of diplomacy, largely concentrating on the 20th century and the Western ger, as a great believer in the realist school of international relations, focuses strongly upon the concepts of the balance of power in Author: Henry Kissinger. As Kissinger himself admits, a balancing of his account must await the memoirs of others and the more settled judgment of history. A case-by-case challenge of the Kissinger version is no job for Author: Philip Geyelin.

      Kissinger Meaning History by Peter W Dickson starting at $ Kissinger Meaning History has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.   In any case, I’m about to publish a book, Kissinger’s Shadow, in August, that takes seriously Kissinger’s philosophy of history (as it evolved .


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Kissinger and the Meaning of History Hardcover – Octo by Peter W. Dickson (Author)Cited by: Kissinger and the Meaning of History. Cambridge University Press, pp. Excluding Presidents, no figure in American public life in this century has been the subject of as many books as has Henry Kissinger.

The principal reason, of course, is the significance of the changes in foreign policy over which he presided. Addressing the relation between Kissinger's philosophical historical perspective and the larger historical processes, an analysis of his personality, behavior and use of power and fame in terms of the religious, intellectual and ethnocultural heritage ofh.

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Undergraduate or graduate thesis from Henry Kissinger. Henry A Kissinger The Meaning Of History Reflections On Spengler, Toynbee, And Kant.

He “achieved vast successes by ignoring, and indeed transcending, the essential pieties of his age,” Kissinger wrote, admiringly, in his book “Diplomacy” — a history of the craft. It is a fascinating and deeply researched book.” - Walter Isaacson, author of Kissinger: A Biography “Barry Gewen’s elegantly written study of one of the most complex figures of the twentieth century offers an insightful look into what makes Henry Kissinger a unique figure in the history 3/5(2).

The conventional answer equates Kissinger with realism, a philosophy characterized by the cool assessment of foreign policy in the stark light of national self-interest, or, in the journalist Anthony Lewis’ phrase, “an obsession with order and power at the expense of humanity.” Writing in   Question Kissinger's Meaning of History Senior Thesis (itics) submitted 3 years ago by Vittgenstein I have seen it referenced increasingly in my.

Central to Kissinger’s statecraft, Ferguson’s masterful biography argues, was his ability to bring a deep knowledge of history to bear on the policy questions he confronted.

In doing so, Kissinger demonstrated, as Winston Churchill observed, that “the longer you can look back. Full text of "Henry Kissinger Exposed - Collection of Documents, Books, Reviews, Quotes, War Crimes, OpEds, etc." See other formats Kissinger and Rockefeller Connections to American Central Intelligence and the Origins of AIDS and Ebola A Speech Before the Citizens Against Legal Loopholes Rally T he Capitol Mall, Washington, D.C.

Labor Day Weekend, 1 By Leonard G. Horowitz President. Henry Kissinger received his AB degree summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa in political science from Harvard College inwhere he lived in Adams House and studied under William Yandell Elliott.

His senior undergraduate thesis, titled The Meaning of History: Reflections on Spengler, Toynbee and Kant, was over pages : Kenneth Rush, Robert Ingersoll, Charles Robinson. As Kissinger is quoted in the book as saying, personality shapes history.

Nixon's and Kissinger's strange clashing and complementary relationship surely shaped history. As This book is sort of an introductory course in American foreign policy in itself.4/5.

Henry Kissinger is an icon within the American foreign policy community, but that was not always the case. A World Restored Metternich, Castlereagh and the Problem of Peace,his first book, was written in the early s while Kissinger was a young doctoral student at Harvard.

By David Greenberg, professor of history, journalism and media studies at Rutgers University and author of Nixon’s Shadow: The History of an Image. Henry Kissinger. Kissinger and the Meaning of History by Peter Dickson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Kissinger and the Meaning of History: Peter Dickson: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.4/5(1). “Dazzling and instructive [a] magisterial new book.” —Walter Isaacson, Time Henry Kissinger offers in World Order a deep meditation on the roots of international harmony and global disorder.

Drawing on his experience as one of the foremost statesmen of the modern era—advising presidents, traveling the world, observing and shaping the central foreign policy events of recent /5(3). Kissinger and the meaning of history.

[Peter W Dickson] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Peter W Dickson. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: # Henry Kissinger\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. InKissinger published the book that established him as a public figure, “Nuclear Weapons and Foreign Policy.” It argued that the Eisenhower Administration needed to steel itself to use.

Book Club. The Secret to Henry Kissinger’s Success. Many think the retired diplomat’s closeness to one man—Richard Nixon—was the source of his power. kissinger and chile: the declassified record Kissinger pressed Nixon to overthrow the democratically elected Allende government because his "'model' effect can be insidious," documents show On 40 th anniversary of coup, Archive posts top ten documents on Kissinger's role in undermining democracy, supporting military dictatorship in Chile.

Kissinger’s first book was essentially a study of the corrupting effect of revolution on world – or, more specifically, European – order. Kissinger’s (thinly masked) parallel between Napoleon and Hitler made the point that revolutionary powers – defined as those states that seek to overturn the establishedFile Size: 90KB.

For his undergraduate thesis inKissinger tackled “The Meaning of History.” At pages, it attempted to tie together the philosophies .Kissinger Name Meaning German and Jewish (from Germany): habitational name from Kissingen in Franconia or Kissing in Bavaria, both of which, according to Bahlow, are named with a lost element kis(s) ‘marsh’, ‘swamp’, although Berger favors a Slavic origin, from kisac ‘to make acid’.