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Author Heimann, Judith M., author.

Title Paying calls in Shangri-La : scenes from a woman's life in American diplomacy / Judith M. Heimann.

Publication Info. Athens : Ohio University Press, [2016]

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Description 1 online resource.
Series ADST-DACOR diplomats and diplomacy book
ADST-DACOR diplomats and diplomacy book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Illustrations; Prologue; 1: Political Apprenticeship in Africa; 2: Paying Calls; 3: Party Magic; 4: Domestic Dramas; 5: Diplomacy at the Dining Table; 6: Learning to Drive a Bargain; 7: Girl Talk; 8: Swifts in the Eaves; 9: Among Ex-Headhunters; 10: A "Tandem" Wife on Trial; 11: A Moment of Cold War Intrigue; 12: Getting Out in Public; Gallery of photos; 13: Latin Tags; 14: Heroics in the Hinterland; 15: Farewell to Africa; 16: Back in the Heart of Europe; 17: Being in Charge; 18: Encores; 19: Honesty, the Best Policy; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Appendix; Index.
Summary Judith M. Heimann entered the diplomatic life in 1958 to join her husband, John, in Jakarta, Indonesia, at his American Embassy post. This, her first time out of the United States, would set her on a path across the continents as she mastered the fine points of diplomatic culture.
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Subject Heimann, Judith M.
United States. Foreign Service -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Women diplomats -- United States -- Biography.
Diplomats -- United States -- Biography.
Diplomats' spouses -- United States -- Biography.
Diplomacy -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Heimann, Judith M. Paying calls in Shangri-La. Athens : Ohio University Press, [2016] 9780821422328 0821422324 (DLC) 2016024896 (OCoLC)948339818
ISBN 9780821445785 (electronic bk.)
0821445782 (electronic bk.)