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An instrument of peace : the full-circled life of Ambassador Guillermo Belt Ramírez

Author: Daniel I Pedreira; James C Cason
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book presents a meticulously researched biography on Guillermo Belt Ramírez, one of Cuba's most important diplomats of the 20th century. As Ambassador, Belt represented his homeland in the United States, the UN, and the Soviet Union as the Cold War turned wartime allies into enemies"--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pedreira, Daniel I., author.
Instrument of peace
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2019]
(DLC) 2019021188
Named Person: Guillermo Belt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel I Pedreira; James C Cason
ISBN: 9781498592277 1498592279
OCLC Number: 1091363272
Description: xi, 183 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: By the house of their fathers --
A child of the 1902 generation --
Foray into politics --
A time for war --
Dr. Belt goes to Washington --
An instrument of peace --
Building peace from scratch --
Road to Rio --
Hemispheric cooperation and Universal Human Rights --
With counsel and wisdom --
A foreigner in a foreign land --
Epilogue: Legacy.
Responsibility: Daniel I. Pedreira ; foreword by Ambassador James C. Cason.

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"A much deserved recognition to one of Cuba's most distinguished diplomats. Well researched and detailed, this book provides a warm yet unapologetic portrayal of Guillermo Belt and his times". -- Read more...

 
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