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My Life in Politics By Jacques Chirac

My Life in Politics
by Jacques Chirac

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Two-time French president Jacques Chirac is a pivotal figure in the twentieth-century political landscape - here, for the first time in English, he reveals the truth behind his time in politics. My Life in Politics is not only a riveting life story, but an important and compelling account of international politics from a true insider.
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My Life in Politics by Jacques Chirac

The disarmingly honest autobiography of Jacques Chirac - two time president of France and charismatic international statesman-as he discusses his life, world politics, G.W. Bush, and current French president Nicolas Sarkozy Along with Mikhail Gorbachev, Helmut Kohl, and Francois Mitterand, Jacques Chirac is one of the most iconic statesman of the twentieth century. Two time president of France, mayor of Paris, and international politician, he's a charismatic and highly opinionated figure. In Chirac, he speaks candidly for the first time about many of the gravest issues surrounding his time in power, from the lead-up to the Iraq War to France's nuclear testing, and reflects on the future of France in international politics.

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'A fascinating insight into a remarkable life. Even when we disagreed, I always had great respect for him and knew he was acting in what he considered were the best interests of France.' -Tony Blair

About Jacques Chirac


Jacques Chirac is a lifelong French politician and one of the most charismatic figures of twentieth century politics. He was president of France from 1995 to 2007. He also served as Prime Minister of France twice in the 1970s and 1980s, and as Mayor of Paris from 1977 to 1995. He is best known for being one of the most prominent international opponents of the Bush administration's intention to go to war in Iraq. He also worked to abate nuclear armament, banning the further continuation of nuclear tests in France.

Table of Contents


PART 1: EACH STEP A GOAL Chapter 1: BEGINNINGS CHAPTER 2: THE ALGERIAN PROBLEM CHAPTER 3: APPRENCTICE TO POWER CHAPTER 4: MAY '68 CHAPTER 5: POMPIDOU'S MAN CHAPTER 6: THE CREATION OF EUROPE CHAPTER 7: AN UNEASY PARTNERSHIP CHAPTER 8: MAYOR OF PARIS CHAPTER 9: IN OPPOSITION CHAPTER 10: SHARING POWER CHAPTER 11: A DIPLOMATIC DUET CHAPTER 12: A SECOND FAILURE CHAPTER 13: RECONQUEST PART TWO: PRESIDENCY CHAPTER 1: PRESIDENT CHAPTER 2: LESSONS FROM HISTORY CHAPTER 3: A TEST OF TRUTH CHAPTER 4: INCIDENTS IN JERUSALEM CHAPTER 5: DISSOLUTION CHAPTER 6: HOME AND ABROAD CHAPTER 7: A NEW DEPARTURE CHAPTER 8: THE CHALLENGES OF A NEW MILLENNIUM CHAPTER 9: THE IRAQ WAR CHAPTER 10: PROGRESS AND SETBACKS CHAPTER 11: LAST BATTLES CHAPTER 12: RETURN TO ROOTS

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GOR005047660
My Life in Politics by Jacques Chirac
Jacques Chirac
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Palgrave Macmillan
2012-11-13
352
0230340881
9780230340886
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