Playing God: Seven Fateful Moments When Great Men Met to Change the World

Playing God: Seven Fateful Moments When Great Men Met to Change the World

by Charles L. Mee Jr.

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Overview

Reproduces 7 moments when heads of state have come together to decide the future of the world. Examines the uses of summitry, from Pope Leos confrontation with Attila the Hun, to the theater of Henry VIII & Francis Is meeting; from the surprise encounter between Cortes & Moctezuma, to the negotiations by Metternich & Talleyrand at the Congress of Vienna; from the ironies of Wilson, Clemenceau & Lloyd Georges summit at the Paris Peace Conference to the unintended consequences of Churchill, Stalin & Roosevelts gathering at Yalta; & finally to Gorbachevs appeal to the G7 nations for Russia to be included in their powerful club.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780671678883
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 08/03/1993
Pages: 269

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