'Kissinger's absorbing book tackles head-on some of the toughest
questions of our time ...Its pages sparkle with insight' Simon
Schama in the NEW YORKER Spanning more than three centuries, from
Cardinal Richelieu to the fragility of the 'New World Order',
DIPLOMACY is the now-classic history of international relations by
the former Secretary of State and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Kissinger's intimate portraits of world leaders, many from personal
experience, provide the reader with a unique insight into what
really goes on -- and why -- behind the closed doors of the
corridors of power. 'Budding diplomats and politicians should read
it as avidly as their predecessors read Machiavelli' Douglas Hurd
in the DAILY TELEGRAPH 'If you want to pay someone a compliment,
give them Henry Kissinger's DIPLOMACY ...It is certainly one of the
best, and most enjoyable [books] on international relations past
and present ...