Saturday, July 26, 2008

Summits : Six Meetings that Shaped the Twentieth Century by David Reynolds

Churchill coined the term "summit" for a face-to-face diplomatic encounter, and it soon caught on. Here are six case studies of what David Reynolds calls "classical summitry" - great human dramas where everything is at stake - rather than the bland "institutionalised summitry" of today (regular meetings of the G8 and the European Council).

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