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The Patriarchs: American Diplomats in the Early Twentieth Century

Philip Nash

in Breaking Protocol: America's First Female Ambassadors, 1933-1964

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178394
eISBN:
9780813178387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178394.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the male-dominated US diplomatic world in the early twentieth century. US diplomats and ambassadors formed an exclusive and insular elite, sticklers for protocol and sensitive ... More


Frances E. Willis: Switzerland, 1953–1957, Norway, 1957–1961, and Ceylon, 1961–1964

Philip Nash

in Breaking Protocol: America's First Female Ambassadors, 1933-1964

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178394
eISBN:
9780813178387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178394.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter traces the career of Frances E. Willis, the first US female ambassador to have emerged from the career Foreign Service. After earning a PhD in political science, Willis became just the ... More


Epilogue: 1964–2018

Philip Nash

in Breaking Protocol: America's First Female Ambassadors, 1933-1964

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178394
eISBN:
9780813178387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178394.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter has two parts. First, it summarizes the Big Six’s contributions. Their small numbers belied their gradually broadening assignments, and their strong performances and people’s diplomacy ... More


The IMF’s “Triumphant Return” in the 1980s

Jerome Roos

in Why Not Default?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180106
eISBN:
9780691184937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180106.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter discusses how the second enforcement mechanism of official-sector intervention operated in practice. It shows how the large exposures of the big Wall Street banks to Mexico's highly ... More


The United States consular service in Ireland: appointments and conditions, 1790–1906

Bernadette Whelan

in American Government in Ireland, 1790-1913: A History of the US Consular Service

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083013
eISBN:
9781781703281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083013.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the rationale behind the decision to appoint a representative in Ireland, to document the men who were selected for the posts, their reasons for applying and ultimately leaving, ... More


Conclusions

S. K. DAS

in Building a World-Class Civil Service for Twenty-First Century India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068662
eISBN:
9780199080465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068662.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This book argues that India must build a civil service for the twenty-first century to go with its growing competitiveness in the world stage. A modern, world-class civil service will improve India’s ... More


At Home: The Emergence of the Foreign Ministry

Iver B. Neumann

in At Home with the Diplomats: Inside a European Foreign Ministry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449932
eISBN:
9780801462993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449932.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the emergence of the foreign ministry, using the history of the Norwegian foreign service as an example. It first details how the Danish conglomerate state evolved a separate ... More


The Bureaucratic Mode of Knowledge Production

Iver B. Neumann

in At Home with the Diplomats: Inside a European Foreign Ministry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449932
eISBN:
9780801462993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449932.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter details the author's experiences as a rookie in the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). He first arrived at the Norwegian MFA to work as a planner, and was expected to pick up ... More


Diplomats Gendered and Classed

Iver B. Neumann

in At Home with the Diplomats: Inside a European Foreign Ministry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449932
eISBN:
9780801462993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449932.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the differences and hierarchies of diplomats. Topics covered include the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) as a gendered organization; how women were initially barred ... More


Market Basket Economics: The Practice of Paperwork and Shopping Like an Expatriate

Heather Hindman

in Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Exactly how overseas workers should be treated and compensated has been contested, with some encouraging workers to “go native” while others adopt the “as if at home” strategy. This chapter explores ... More


Blacks in the U.S. Diplomatic and Consular Services, 1869–1924

Allison Blakely

in African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy: From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038877
eISBN:
9780252096839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038877.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter surveys the experiences of black Americans in the early foreign service. The U.S. Department of State was the first major government department to appoint blacks to positions of ... More


The Palmyrene Diaspora

Andrew M. Smith II

in Roman Palmyra: Identity, Community, and State Formation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199861101
eISBN:
9780199332717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861101.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines the structure and maintenance of Palmyrene identity and community abroad. It begins with a discussion of the Palmyrenes of Dura–Europos, for whom the evidence is the most ... More


Hawaii

Timothy K. Nenninger and Charles Pelot Summerall

in The Way of Duty, Honor, Country: The Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126180
eISBN:
9780813135649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126180.003.0025
Subject:
History, Military History

Charles Summerall assumed command of the Hawaiian Department on August 5, 1921. He was fortunate in finding as chief of staff Colonel William Chamberlaine, a former classmate. Charles and his wife ... More


Liberating “Shadow” America: Antifascism, Pluralism, and Democracy, 1932–39

John P. Enyeart

in Death to Fascism: Louis Adamic's Fight for Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042508
eISBN:
9780252051357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042508.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 traces Louis Adamic’s emergence as a leader in the antifascist vanguard. By the mid-1930s, Adamic proclaimed that the United States was ripe for fascist exploitation and pointed to the ... More


Operating in a Zone of Ambiguity: Tensions and Risks

Mark Katz

in Build: The Power of Hip Hop Diplomacy in a Divided World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190056117
eISBN:
9780190056148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056117.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter explores the central tensions that animate hip hop diplomacy. One tension is between art and diplomacy, particularly in their distinctive approaches to process and views on outcomes. A ... More


A New Negro Judge in Black Power America, 1965–1974

David A. Canton

in Raymond Pace Alexander: A New Negro Lawyer Fights for Civil Rights in Philadelphia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734256
eISBN:
9781621036555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734256.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Raymond Pace Alexander’s views about Black Power, the role of black lawyers during the Black Power Era, and institutionalized inequality. Although Alexander and most moderate ... More


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