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It's disappointing when a generally interesting book about the historic meeting between two world leaders does not fulfill the promise of its ambitious subtitle. Read morePublished 8 months ago by MoseyOn
This is a great book. MacMillan does a wonderful job of tying together all the events leading up to this moment in 1972. Chronologically, the book jumps around a lot. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Bradley Nelson
The author uses the Nixon Goes to China story to highlight the lives and character of Nixon, Mao, Kissinger and Zhou Enlai. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Tom K.
This is an excellent book that should appeal to very wide audience of readers interested in foreign policy or American history in general. Read morePublished on June 29, 2012 by Samuel J. Sharp
A fascinating tale, it is perhaps less easy today to comprehend the risks Nixon took, given all the positive developments that have happened in its wake. Read morePublished on May 2, 2012 by Hugh Claffey
When I was searching the library catalogue for some good books on China, I could not find any, which were readily available, except this one. I hesitantly picked this one. Read morePublished on March 10, 2012 by Jeetendra Gandhi
Macmillan's work is how history should be written -- sparse prose, great detail, and highly entertaining. Read morePublished on June 11, 2011 by J. Smallridge
I read Paris 1919 when I was 17 and it was one of the reasons I decided to study international relations in college. Read morePublished on May 17, 2011 by I. Cuperstein