Nixon and Mao by Margaret MacMillan
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With the publication of her landmark bestseller Paris 1919, Margaret MacMillan was praised as a superb writer who can bring history to life (The Philadelphia Inquirer). Now she brings her extraordinary gifts to one of the most important subjects todaythe relationship between the United States and Chinaand one of the most significant moments in modern history. In February 1972, Richard Nixon, the first American president ever to visit China, and Mao Tse-tung, the enigmatic Communist dictator, met for an hour in Beijing. Their meeting changed the course of history and ultimately laid the groundwork for the complex relationship between China and the United States that we see today.
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tarred Review. "he turns a potentially dry diplomatic story into a fascinating study in high-wire diplomacy, full of intrigue and drama." - PW.
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Margaret MacMillan Author Biography
Margaret MacMillan, the great-granddaughter of famous British statesman and Prime Minister David Lloyd George, received her Ph.D. from Oxford University. A past provost of Trinity College at the University of Toronto, MacMillan is the warden of St. Antonys College at Oxford University.
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