The Resource The inevitability of tragedy : Henry Kissinger and his world, Barry Gewen

The inevitability of tragedy : Henry Kissinger and his world, Barry Gewen

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The inevitability of tragedy : Henry Kissinger and his world
Title
The inevitability of tragedy
Title remainder
Henry Kissinger and his world
Statement of responsibility
Barry Gewen
Title variation
Henry Kissinger and his world
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A fresh portrait of Henry Kissinger focusing on the fundamental ideas underlying his policies: realism, balance of power, and national interest. The Inevitability of Tragedy is a fascinating intellectual biography of Henry Kissinger that examines his unique role in government through his ideas. It analyzes the continuing controversies surrounding Kissinger's policies in such places as Vietnam and Chile by offering an understanding of his definition of realism; his seemingly amoral belief that foreign affairs must be conducted through a balance of power; and his "un-American" view that promoting democracy is most likely to result in repeated defeats for the United States. Barry Gewen places Kissinger's ideas in a European context by tracing them through his experience as a refugee from Nazi Germany and exploring the links between his notions of power and those of his mentor, Hans Morgenthau, the father of realism, as well as those of two other German-Jewish emigr es who shared his concerns about the weaknesses of democracy: Leo Strauss and Hannah Arendt"--
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Provided by publisher
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contains biographical information
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10878201
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DLC
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Gewen, Barry
Dewey number
  • 327.730092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Kissinger, Henry
  • Kissinger, Henry
  • Statesmen
  • United States
  • United States
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Henry Kissinger and his world
Label
The inevitability of tragedy : Henry Kissinger and his world, Barry Gewen
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OverDrive eBook
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 452 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781324004066
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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illustrations.
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0ACA92E5-8F50-4294-B2B7-65014567B245
System control number
(OCoLC)1152157208
Label
The inevitability of tragedy : Henry Kissinger and his world, Barry Gewen
Link
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 452 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781324004066
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0ACA92E5-8F50-4294-B2B7-65014567B245
System control number
(OCoLC)1152157208

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