Through the Diplomatic Looking Glass
ContentsPreface by Jovan Kurbalija Introduction
- The Object of this Study
- Why Diplomats Write Books
- Books on International Affairs
- Books on Italian Emigration and Italians Abroad
- Books on Economics and International Cooperation
- Novels and Short Stories
- Poetry and Theatre
- Other Books
- Diplomacy and Literature
- List of Books Published by Italian Diplomats on Duty After 1946 (by genre)
- List of Authors
- The Research in Numbers
- Photographic Books on Italian Diplomatic Missions
- Using the Internet for Bibliographic Research
11 Aug, 2001
Part of Language and Diplomacy (2001): The final paper in this volume, by Jovan Kurbalija, is based on the experience of ten years of research and development work in the field of information technology and diplomacy. Kurbalija explains the relevance and potential of h... Read more...
10 Aug, 2001
Part of Language and Diplomacy (2001): Ambassador Kishan Rana introduces the dimension of diplomatic signalling. Beginning with a reference to the Bhagwad Gita, one of the sacred texts of the Hindus, Rana outlines the qualities of good diplomatic dialogue: not causing ... Read more...
03 Aug, 2001
Part of Language and Diplomacy (2001): Drazen Pehar writes about historical rhetoric; specifically the historical analogies used by diplomats and politicians to strengthen their arguments and convince others of their views. Using numerous historical and current example... Read more...
13 Aug, 2010
As ancient rhetoricians believed that language was a potent force for persuasion, they insisted that their students develop copia in all spheres of their art. Copia denotes an abundant and ready supply of language in any situation that arises. Why did ancient teachers ... Read more...
06 Aug, 2004
When I feel dispirited about the current crop of political leaders in Switzerland or around the world, I like to take refuge in one of the most uplifting political stories of mankind – the American Revolution.... Read more...