In this highly original book, Senator Moynihan argues that ethnicity is far more central to understanding international politics than most writers have allowed.
`a national treasure ... No one is better at putting an issue in historical context and making it relevant.' Senator Bill Bradley, in the Wall Street Journal Daniel Patrick Moynihan has been been the senior US Senator from New York since 1976 and is the only man in American history to have served in the cabinet or sub-cabinet of four successive presidents. He is also a highly distinguished academic, having taught at Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Syracuse, Cornell, and New York Universities and been lauded with an astonishing 55 honorary degrees. Local interests: Senator Moynihan is an Honorary Fellow of the London School of Economics and Political Science and is from an Irish family.