The Resource Twice around the world : some memoirs of diplomatic life in North Vietnam and Outer Mongolia, by John Colvin

Twice around the world : some memoirs of diplomatic life in North Vietnam and Outer Mongolia, by John Colvin

Label
Twice around the world : some memoirs of diplomatic life in North Vietnam and Outer Mongolia
Title
Twice around the world
Title remainder
some memoirs of diplomatic life in North Vietnam and Outer Mongolia
Statement of responsibility
by John Colvin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Colvin's career as one of Her Majesty's Representatives in Foreign Parts never scaled the greatest heights of the ambassadorial ladder, but it did lead to two unusual postings, which he describes in this book. In 1966 he was sent to Hanoi at a time when the Vietnam War began to assume its full rigour, and his verdict on the American involvement, contrary to the widely-held view, is that they did not leave Indo-China without credit or achievement. His next posting was as Ambassador to the People's Republic of Mongolia. His memories of that remote but lovely country, which dwell as much upo
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Colvin, John
Dewey number
327.2092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS559.832.G7
LC item number
C65 1991eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Overdrive
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Colvin, John
  • Diplomats
  • Vietnam
  • Great Britain
  • Mongolia
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Label
Twice around the world : some memoirs of diplomatic life in North Vietnam and Outer Mongolia, by John Colvin
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=1741722
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; PART ONE; I Appointment to Hanoi; II Vietnam in History; III Saigon and the South; IV The Journey to Hanoi; V Arrival at Hanoi; VI Dealing with the Vietnamese; VII Colleagues; VIII The Daily Round; IX Around Town and Out of It; X City Life; XI North Vietnamese Intentions; XII American Intentions; XIII Bombing: the Beginning; XIV Bombing: the Continuation; XV Victory Apparent; XVI Victory Spurned; PART TWO; I En Route for Ulan Bator; II Arrival; III First Impressions; IV Life in the Capital; V The Open Road; VI Mongolia in History
  • VII Colleagues and FriendsVIII The Western Provinces; IX Officials and Others; X Journeys to China; XI Mongolia in the World; XII FurtherTravels; XIII The Last Journey; XIV Envoi; Index
Control code
ocn879203376
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (215 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473819962
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BF44118C-3857-4459-9044-3170D4B5CDE1
System control number
(OCoLC)879203376
Label
Twice around the world : some memoirs of diplomatic life in North Vietnam and Outer Mongolia, by John Colvin
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=1741722
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; PART ONE; I Appointment to Hanoi; II Vietnam in History; III Saigon and the South; IV The Journey to Hanoi; V Arrival at Hanoi; VI Dealing with the Vietnamese; VII Colleagues; VIII The Daily Round; IX Around Town and Out of It; X City Life; XI North Vietnamese Intentions; XII American Intentions; XIII Bombing: the Beginning; XIV Bombing: the Continuation; XV Victory Apparent; XVI Victory Spurned; PART TWO; I En Route for Ulan Bator; II Arrival; III First Impressions; IV Life in the Capital; V The Open Road; VI Mongolia in History
  • VII Colleagues and FriendsVIII The Western Provinces; IX Officials and Others; X Journeys to China; XI Mongolia in the World; XII FurtherTravels; XIII The Last Journey; XIV Envoi; Index
Control code
ocn879203376
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (215 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473819962
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BF44118C-3857-4459-9044-3170D4B5CDE1
System control number
(OCoLC)879203376

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