When the World Seemed New

George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War
Product Number: EB00692256
Released: Nov 07, 2017
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ISBN: #9780544931848
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The collapse of the Soviet Union was the greatest shock to international affairs since World War II. In that perilous moment, Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait and regimes throughout Eastern Europe and Asia teetered between democratic change and new authoritarian rule. President Bush faced a world in turmoil that might easily have tipped into an epic crisis. As presidential historian Jeffrey Engel reveals in this page-turning history, Bush rose to the occasion brilliantly. Using handwritten letters and direct conversations-some revealed here for the first time-with heads of state throughout Asia and Europe, Bush knew when to push, when to cajole, and when to be patient. Based on previously classified documents, and interviews with all the principals, When the World Seemed New is a riveting, fly-on-the-wall account of a president with his calm hand on the tiller, guiding the nation from a moment of great peril to the pinnacle of global power. "An absorbing book." - Wall Street Journal "Engel's excellent history forms a standing-if unspoken-rebuke to the retrograde nationalism espoused by Donald J. Trump." - New York Times Book Review

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Author(s): Jeffrey A. Engel
Original Publish Date: Nov 07, 2017

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Author(s): Jeffrey A. Engel
Narrator(s): Bob Souer
Product Number DD34937
Released: Nov 21, 2017
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Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781541414709
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Author(s): Jeffrey A. Engel
Narrator(s): Bob Souer
Product Number Z100128285
Released: Nov 21, 2017
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Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781541494701

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