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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
Published 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.
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed August 18, 2016)
Subject Heimann, Judith M.
United States. Foreign Service -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Diplomacy -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Diplomats -- United States -- Biography.
Diplomats' spouses -- United States -- Biography.
Women diplomats -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0821445782 (electronic bk.)
9780821445785 (electronic bk.)