Nixon In China: The Week That Changed The World

August 14, 2007|
Nixon In China: The Week That Changed The World by Margaret Macmillan
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In February 1972, Richard Nixon became the first American president to visit China. His historic one-hour meeting with Mao Zedong ended the breach between the United States and China, which had lasted since the Communist victory in 1949. Just as significantly, the visit changed the face of international relations from a bipolar Cold War to a three-sided struggle involving the Soviet Union, China, and the United States.

Drawing on newly available material and interviews with all major survivors, MacMillan re-examines that fateful week. Authoritative and written with great narrative verve, Nixon in China is a landmark work of history.

MARGARET MACMILLAN received her PhD from Oxford University and was a professor of international history at Oxford, where she was also the warden of St. Antony's College. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature; a senior fellow of Massey College, University of Toronto; and an honorary fellow of Trinity College, University of ...
Title:Nixon In China: The Week That Changed The WorldFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:432 pages, 8.25 X 5.25 X 0.88 inShipping dimensions:432 pages, 8.25 X 5.25 X 0.88 inPublished:August 14, 2007Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143015591

ISBN - 13:9780143015598

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