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Escott Reid : diplomat and scholar

Author: Stéphane Roussel; Greg Donaghy
Publisher: Montreal, Que. : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Escott Reid: Diplomat and Scholar offers a fresh perspective on the life and career of one of the most important public intellectuals and diplomats in twentieth-century Canada. The authors challenge critics who dismiss Reid as an impractical idealist, demonstrating that his approach to policy-making was sophisticated and his progressive idealism tempered by an astute grasp of the competing interests of a range of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Escott Reid.
Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2005440868
Named Person: Escott Reid; Escott Reid; Escott Reid; Escott Reid
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stéphane Roussel; Greg Donaghy
ISBN: 9780773571952 0773571957
OCLC Number: 180773038
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 144 pages, [11] pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Becoming difficult: Escott Reid's early years / J.L. Granatstein --
"Writing marginal notes on the pages of history"?: Escott Reid and the founding of the United Nations, 1945-46 / Hector Mackenzie --
Escott Reid, the North Atlantic treaty, and Canadian strategic culture / David G. Haglund, Stéphane Roussel --
"The most important place in the world": Escott Reid in India, 1952-57 / Greg Donaghy --
The radical banker: Escott Reid, the World Bank, and aid to India, 1962-65 / Bruce Muirhead --
The Glendon College experiment / Alyson King.
Responsibility: edited by Greg Donaghy and Stéphane Roussel.
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