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Title Not quite a diplomat : a memoir / Robin Renwick.
Imprint London : Biteback Publishing Ltd, 2019.


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Note Includes index.
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Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 18, 2019).
Subject Renwick, Robin.
Renwick, Robin.
Diplomats -- Biography.
International relations.
Genre Biographies.
Contents Intro; Praise; Title Page; Contents; Introduction; Chapter I: Africa is not for the faint-hearted; Chapter II: John Freeman; Chapter III: Gilbert and Sullivan in the Caribbean; Chapter IV: 'The sick man of Europe'; Chapter V: 'A long-standing source of grief'; Chapter VI: 'Any self-respecting terrorist has an AK-47'; Chapter VII: 'That little ice-cold bunch of land down there'; Chapter VIII: 'We have ceased to be a nation in retreat'; Chapter IX: The 'zero option'; Chapter X: 'The British government had been made to look impotent'; Chapter XI: 'Getting our money back'
Chapter XII: 'We decided to give the go-ahead for the Channel Tunnel'Chapter XIII: 'I would be afraid that she might poison me'; Chapter XIV: Defying Adam Smith; Chapter XV: 'If you want to get out of a hole, the first thing to do is to stop digging'; Chapter XVI: 'The whole world will be against you'; Chapter XVII: A friendship with De Klerk; Chapter XVIII: 'You can tell your Prime Minister that she will not be disappointed'; Chapter XIX: The real Mandela; Chapter XX: 'He is a bigger man than the others and this will show'
Chapter XXI: 'For a political leader who loses the support of his followers, it remains only to write his memoirs'Chapter XXII: 'How do I get her on my side?'; Chapter XXIII: 'The only alternative to negotiations now is negotiations later'; Chapter XXIV: 'We can hardly drop them on Lusaka or Soweto'; Chapter XXV: A specially close relationship; Chapter XXVI: Getting to know the Clintons; Chapter XXVII: Towards a peace in Northern Ireland; Chapter XXVIII: 'We do not have a dog in this fight'; Chapter XXIX: Fighting with allies; Chapter XXX: 'Never forget that we are not on your side'
Chapter XXXI: A parting shotChapter XXXII: When Atlas shrugs; Chapter XXXIII: Wars of choice; Chapter XXXIV: Hotel California; Chapter XXXV: 'Is he lucky?'; Acknowledgements; Index; Plates; Copyright
Other Title Print version: RENWICK, ROBIN. NOT QUITE A DIPLOMAT. [Place of publication not identified], BITEBACK Publishing, 2019 1785904590