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member governments and national bureaucracies themselves. In conclusion, and only more so because of these tensions, this is a welcome and highly illuminating book presenting an under-researched angle of io -history. The book’s target group – “specialists, teachers, undergraduate students” – is probably

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and credibly demonstrates how face-to-face diplomacy in his chosen cases influenced at least the timing and exact character of international developments. I would have wished for an editor, at the very least to correct mistakes like an inconsistent use of the present and past tenses and the fact that

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information on political issues and summaries of points presented in the main text – the function of which is not entirely clear. Thirdly, the book is highly normative. While reassessments may be fruitful, this book at times is more of a moral fable about Drummond’s virtues than a levelheaded historical

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influenced as its sixteenth and seventeenth-century predecessors by “the cultural turn” outside the realms of court culture broadly defined. 2 Having said this, diplomatic sources, perspectives and historians have had a considerable influence upon present-day depictions and perceptions of European

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society.” 62 In addition, the brochures provided examples of how “even the oldest and most recalcitrant may contrive to do useful work.” 63 These examples of the framing of handicapped refugees during the wry suggest that disability was presented as a minor inconvenience so as to underline

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“accelerating economic and social development and peace and justice for present and future generations,” a phrase which made possible a connection to the field of international child welfare. 15 According to Estefania Aldaba-Lim – a senior Philippine diplomat and clinical psychologist who served as

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’s sense of their own interests. This is most clearly evidenced by the persistence of the ukusa signals intelligence community until the present. What do all of these protocols, assemblages, and affects mean for the study of diplomacy? I would argue that there are three major implications of thinking

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Services, Eliud Ngala Mwendwa. In August of the same year the committee published its results in a report. The report consisted of thirty recommendations that would form a guideline for the government to develop a national rehabilitation programme. Rather than presenting a radically new programme, the

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reasons relating to differing diplomatic strategies, approaches to disaster management, or bureaucratic agendas, governments and international organizations have been slow to put disaster on the agenda of international organizations. Throughout the twentieth century and up until the present day

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negotiation. By hearing these diplomatic voices in Neruda’s poetry – and by hearing Neruda’s poetry in their voices – we can see how literature and diplomatic practice continue to shape each other in the present moment.

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