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DIE VERNUNFT DER NATIONEN: Über das Wesen der Außenpolitik ["Diplomacy"]


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ISBN 10: 3886804860 / ISBN 13: 9783886804863
Published by Siedler (1994), (Berlin), 1994
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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8vo. Original blue cloth. Fine in a very good jacket. DJ lhas light edgewear, faint rubbing. Else bright and clean. Book is sharp and sound. SIGNED by author Kissinger to title page. First German edition of the book originally published in the US as DIPLOMACY. Arguably Kissinger's greatest book, a extended treatise on the nature of diplomacy drawn from his experiences as National Security Advisor and Secretary of State. Title roughly translates to: "The Reason of Nations: On the Nature of Foreign Policy." Books signed by Kissinger in his native tongue are uncommon. In German. 999pp. with index. Bookseller Inventory # 13527

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Title: DIE VERNUNFT DER NATIONEN: Über das Wesen ...

Publisher: Siedler (1994), (Berlin)

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: very good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition thus.

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Der Historiker Henry A. Kissinger legt ein umfangreiches Buch ber die Politik der Weltm"chte in den letzten drei Jahrhunderten vor. Er geht den politischen Zielen der Nationen nach und untersucht, inwieweit sie erreicht oder verfehlt wurden.

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