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From Hiroshima to Glasnost: At the Center of Decision. A Memoir

Nitze, Paul H., with Rearden, Steven L., and Smith, Ann M. (Ann Martin)

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ISBN 10: 1555841104 / ISBN 13: 9781555841102
Published by G. Weidenfeld, New York, 1989
Condition: very good condition Hardcover
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24 cm, 504 pages, illus. with 16 pages of plates, appendix, index. Compelling memoir of this former ambassador and his work under Presidents for fifty years. Bookseller Inventory # 39837

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Title: From Hiroshima to Glasnost: At the Center of...

Publisher: G. Weidenfeld, New York

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: very good condition

Dust Jacket Condition: very good

Edition: First Edition. First Printing.

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In the detailed and forthright manner for which he is famed, Ambassador Nitze discusses the major events of his long career as a key figure in Washington. 16 pages of black-and-white photographs.

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Nitze is one of the last "founding fathers" of U.S. nuclear and Cold War diplomacy. His prolific career spanned events from World War II and the Marshall Plan recovery to President Reagan's Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty and the Star Wars debate. His memoirs are the recollections of a prudent and cautious public servant, who consistently sought to place national strength at the service of peace. This important historic account belongs with other works by foreign policy masters, including Dean Acheson's Present at the Creation: My Years in the State Department (Norton, 1987) and George F. Kennan's Sketches from a Life ( LJ 6/1/89). After 40 years as an adviser to Presidents and as a top negotiator, Nitze concludes that the prospects for peace and freedom have improved, and he welcomes the changed relation with the Soviets. This book belongs in any collection with holdings in contemporary history and strategic affairs.
- Ray Walser, U.S. Military Acad., West Point,
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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