The Resource In those days: : a diplomat remembers, James W. Spain, (ebook)

In those days: : a diplomat remembers, James W. Spain, (ebook)

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In those days: : a diplomat remembers
Title
In those days:
Title remainder
a diplomat remembers
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James W. Spain
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Language
eng
Summary
In Those Days is the candid, often funny, autobiography of a twentieth-century American diplomat who spent most of his life in high-level diplomacy in Asia and Africa. The story takes James Spain form an Irish Catholic childhood in gangster-era Chicago through military service as Douglas MacArthur's photographer in occupied Japan and university life at Chicago and a Ph.D. from Columbia. His Foreign Service career brought postings in Islamabad, Istanbul, and Ankara and four ambassadorships-in Tanzania, Turkey, the United Nations (as deputy permanent representative), and Sri Lanka. Spain's memoir offers readers a firsthand account of U.S. diplomacy and of a family that tied its experiences to the events of contemporary history. He writes of personal triumphs and family tragedies and speculates on the meaning of it all, including the joys and tribulations of retirement in Sri Lanka
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Midwest
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Spain, James W.
Dewey number
  • 327.73/0092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
ADST-DACOR diplomats and diplomacy series
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  • Spain, James W.
  • Diplomats
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • United Nations
Target audience
adult
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In those days: : a diplomat remembers, James W. Spain, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781612771823
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11753563
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remote
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11753563
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MWT11753563
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
In those days: : a diplomat remembers, James W. Spain, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781612771823
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11753563
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11753563
System control number
MWT11753563
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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