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Diversifying diplomacy

Harriet Lee Elam-Thomas

Diversifying diplomacy

my journey from Roxbury to Dakar

by Harriet Lee Elam-Thomas

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women diplomats,
  • Diplomats,
  • African American diplomats,
  • Biography,
  • Foreign relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementHarriet Lee Elam-Thomas ; with Jim Robison ; foreword by Allan E. Goodman ; preface by John C. Bersia
    SeriesAn ADST-DACOR diplomats and diplomacy series, ADST-DACOR diplomats and diplomacy series
    ContributionsRobison, Jim, 1952- author
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE840.8.E43 A3 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 205 pages
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26942653M
    ISBN 101612349501
    ISBN 109781612349503
    LC Control Number2017026737
    OCLC/WorldCa983419215

    Title: Diversifying Diplomacy: My Journey from Roxbury to Dakar Format: Hardcover Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: December 1, Publisher: Potomac Books Language: English.   In her new memoir Diversifying Diplomacy  (Potomac Books, ), Ambassador Harriet Lee Elam-Thomas shares the story of her life as a young black woman who distinguished herself with a diplomatic career at a time when few colleagues looked like her.

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