Nixon in China

Nixon in China

The Week That Changed the World

Book - 2007
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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.

Publisher: Toronto : Penguin, 2007, c2006
ISBN: 9780143015598
Branch Call Number: 327.7305109047 Macm 3558ad 1
Characteristics: xv, 393 p. :,ill., maps


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Oct 20, 2008

good history

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