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Quiet diplomacy : memoirs of an ambassador of Pakistan

Author: Jamsheed Marker
Publisher: Karachi : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ambassador Jamsheed Marker one of the most seasoned and skilful diplomats I know, with extensive UN experience, was my choice. No one had better credentials for such a difficult and delicate task. Marker's intelligence, discretion, capacity to listen, patience, perseverance and endurance, made him the right choice to resolve the protracted conflict. He listened to the Timorese people and understood their anxieties
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jamsheed Marker; Jamsheed Marker
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jamsheed Marker
ISBN: 0195477790 9780195477795
OCLC Number: 607986619
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 448 pages, [20] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: CONTENTS LIST: ; 1. A Brave New World ; 2. Ghana ; 3. Guinea ; 4. Mali ; 5. Romania ; 6. Bulgaria ; 7. USSR 1969 ; 8. Finland ; 9. USSR 1970 ; 10. USSR 1971 ; 11. USSR 1972 ; 12. Canada ; 13. Guyana ; 14. Trinidad & Tobago ; 15. German Democratic Republic ; 16. Iceland ; 17. Japan ; 18. European Office of the UN, Geneva ; 19. Federal German Republic ; 20. France ; 21. Ireland ; 22. United States of America 1986/89 ; 23. Jamaica ; 24. United States of America. 1988/89 ; 25. United Nations, 1990/92 ; 26. United Nations, 1993/95 ; EPILOGUE ; INDEX
Responsibility: Jamsheed Marker ; foreword by Stanley Wolpert.

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   schema:description "Ambassador Marker's account of his ambassadorial experiences is a ̀tour de force'. He presents brilliant vignettes of Pakistan's leaders and eminent international personalities. They walk unobtrusively into the narrative and move out, leaving the reader with an appetite for more. The book is a testament to Jamsheed Marker's commitment to his country and to his love of the arts. It is a rich and colourful tapestry of events, personalities and anecdotes, woven delicately together to describe his extraordinary diplomatic journey. Behind the story is Ambassador Marker's somewhat shy personality, brimming with patriotism, erudition and humanity. I found it difficult to put the book down. Mueen Afzal, Former Secretary General, Ministry of Finance, Government of Pakistan --Book Jacket."@en ;
   schema:description "This elegant, gripping memoir, illuminates a significant period in the diplomatic history of our country. In the true autobiographical tradition, it is vivid, detailed and perceptive, Jamsheed--subtle, sophisticated, discreet, at home in any kind of company--has written a fascinating, easy to read, breezy book in his matchless prose. Full of new information and arresting observations, this is an engaging book which will be keenly read and re-read by generations to come. Roedad Khan Former Secretary General, Ministry of Interior, Government of Pakistan."@en ;
   schema:description "This book should be read by everyone interested in a better understanding of Pakistan's History as well as global diplomacy. Stanley Wolpert Professor Emeritus, University of California, Los Angeles, USA."@en ;
   schema:description "Pakistan's diplomats have won respect all over the world. To use a boxing analogy they have very often punched in a class well above their weight. Jamsheed Marker was one of the very best of those diplomats. He was Pakistan's ambassador to nineteen different countries as well as to the United Nations over a period of nearly thirty years. He lived through momentous times. With characteristic finesse he championed Pakistani's cause in some of the great capitals of the world. Quiet Diplomacy is a ̀must read' for historians, diplomats and for those who value literature."@en ;
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