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Zbigniew Brzezinski : America's grand strategist

Author: Justin Vaïsse; Catherine Porter
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As National Security Adviser to President Jimmy Carter, Zbigniew Brzezinski (1928-2017) guided U.S. foreign policy at a critical juncture of the Cold War. But his impact on America's role in the world extends far beyond his years in the White House, and reverberates to this day. His geopolitical vision, scholarly writings, frequent media appearances, and policy advice to decades of presidents from Lyndon Johnson to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Named Person: Zbigniew Brzezinski; Zbigniew Brzezinski; Zbigniew Brzeziński
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Justin Vaïsse; Catherine Porter
ISBN: 9780674975637 0674975634
OCLC Number: 1002821825
Notes: "This book was originally published in French as Zbigniew Brzezinski. Stratege de l'empire, copyright Odile Jacob, 2016."
Description: 505 pages, 22 unnumbered pages of plates : black and white illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1 A brilliant young man in the Cold War university --
2 A political adviser is born --
3 The rise of a new foreign policy elite --
4 From the Trilateral Commission to the White House --
5 Portrait of an academic in politics --
6 In the White House --
7 The age of authority --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Zbigniew Brzezinski.
Responsibility: Justin Vaisse ; translated by Catherine Porter.

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Zbigniew Brzezinski's impact on America's role in the world extends far beyond his years in the Carter White House. Justin Vaisse offers the first biography of the Polish immigrant and grand  Read more...

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