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The Resource Nixon and Mao : the week that changed the world, Margaret MacMillan

Nixon and Mao : the week that changed the world, Margaret MacMillan

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Nixon and Mao : the week that changed the world
Title
Nixon and Mao
Title remainder
the week that changed the world
Statement of responsibility
Margaret MacMillan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book looks at one of the transformative moments of the twentieth century: In February 1972, Richard Nixon, the first American president ever to visit China, and Mao Tse-tung, the enigmatic Communist dictator, met for an hour in Beijing. Their meeting changed the course of history and ultimately laid the groundwork for today's complex relationship between the countries. That monumental meeting--during what Nixon called "the week that changed the world"--could have been brought about only by powerful leaders: Nixon, a great strategist and a flawed human being, and Mao, willful and ruthless; assisted by two brilliant and complex statesmen, Henry Kissinger and Chou En-lai. And behind them lay the complex history of two great and equally confident civilizations: China, ancient and contemptuous yet fearful of barbarians beyond the Middle Kingdom, and the United States, forward-looking and confident, seeing itself as the beacon for the world.--From publisher description
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Macmillan, Margaret Olwen
Dewey number
327.7305109/047
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E183.8.C5
LC item number
M313 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • China
  • Nixon, Richard M.
  • Mao, Zedong
  • Visits of state
  • United States
  • China
Label
Nixon and Mao : the week that changed the world, Margaret MacMillan
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-386) and index
Control code
ocm71210290
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 404 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400061273
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006048644
Other control number
9781400061273
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Nixon and Mao : the week that changed the world, Margaret MacMillan
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-386) and index
Control code
ocm71210290
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 404 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400061273
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006048644
Other control number
9781400061273
Other physical details
ill., maps

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