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The diplomat's dictionary

Author: Chas W Freeman, Jr.; United States Institute of Peace Press.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : United States Institute of Peace Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : National government publication : Microfiche : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"Diplomacy obviously means very different things to different people. In this entertaining and informative collection, distinguished diplomat Chas Freeman brings together keen observations, witty insights, shrewd advice, and classic words of wisdom on the art and practice of diplomacy. In so doing, this wide-ranging compendium draws on many cultures, ancient and modern." "This revised edition adds about eighty new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chas W Freeman, Jr.; United States Institute of Peace Press.
ISBN: 1878379666 9781878379665
OCLC Number: 40222896
Notes: Shipping list no.: 98-1100-M.
Earlier paper version no longer for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S.G.P.O.
Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. [Washington, D.C.] : Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1998. 5 microfiches : negative.
Description: x, 451 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Chas. W. Freeman, Jr.

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"Diplomacy obviously means very different things to different people. In this entertaining and informative collection, distinguished diplomat Chas Freeman brings together keen observations, witty insights, shrewd advice, and classic words of wisdom on the art and practice of diplomacy. In so doing, this wide-ranging compendium draws on many cultures, ancient and modern." "This revised edition adds about eighty new entries to the text. Like the first edition, it should be useful to "anyone who may be called upon to deal with complex and challenging situations in cross-cultural circumstances.""--BOOK JACKET.

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Diplomacy is the police in grand uniform."

 
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