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Author Fernandez, Erwin Soriano,
Title The diplomat-scholar : a biography of Leon Ma. Guerrero / Erwin S. Fernandez.
Imprint Singapore : ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, 2017.

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Author Fernandez, Erwin Soriano,
Subject Guerrero, Leon Ma. (Leon Maria), 1915-1982.
Ambassadors -- Philippines -- Biography.
Authors, Filipino -- Biography.
Philippines -- Foreign relations -- 1946-
Alt Name ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute,
Description 1 online resource (x, 359 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-340) and index.
Note In English.
Print version record.
Contents Table of Contents -- Preface -- Prologue -- Chronology -- PART I: Ermita and Santa Cruz to Intramuros: Between Literary and Legal Career -- 1. Bourgeois Ermita: Birth and Boyhood -- 2. Education under American Jesuits -- 3. The Humorist as Critic, Writer and Actor -- 4. Juggling Law and Journalism on the Eve of War -- PART II: To Tokyo and Back: The Making of a Diplomat -- 5. The Assistant Solicitor -- 6. From Intelligence Officer in Bataan to the Return of Ignacio Javier -- 7. Second, then First Secretary -- 8. At the Home Office: The Diplomat as Historian
PART III: Going In, then Out of the Political Jungle: Padre Burgos to Arlegui9. The Legal Counsel, Professor and Translator -- 10. The Foreign Policy Critic and Spokesman -- 11. a#x80;#x9C;Asia for the Asiansa#x80;#x9D; or How to Leave Arlegui in Six Months -- PART IV: London and Madrid: The Philippines in a Resurgent Asia -- 12. At the Court of Saint James -- 13. A Verbal Tussle in the UN -- 14. The Biographer -- 15. At Franco Country -- 16. In Search of the Burgos Trial Records -- 17. Home Leave in Preparation for a State Visit
PART V: New Delhi to Belgrade: The Philippines towards Non-Alignment18. Homecoming to Asia at Nehruvian India -- 19. a#x80;#x9C;Diplomacy of Developmenta#x80;#x9D; and Other Speeches -- 20. The Foreign Policy Rescuer and Again, Critic -- 21. The Diplomat as Efficient Intellectual-Bureaucrat -- 22. Endorsing Non-alignment amid Personal Crisis -- 23. Flirting with Dictators -- 24. Martial Law Propagandist -- 25. At Titoa#x80;#x99;s Pre-Balkanized Yugoslavia -- Epilogue -- Glossary -- List of Abbreviations -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the Author
Summary Leon Ma. Guerrero (1915-82), a top-notch writer and diplomat, served six Philippine presidents, beginning with President Manuel L. Quezon and ending with President Ferdinand E. Marcos. In this first full-length biography, Guerrero's varied career as writer and diplomat is highlighted from an amateur student editor and associate editor of a prestigious magazine to ambassador to different countries that reflected then the exciting directions of Philippine foreign policy. But did you know that he served as public prosecutor in the notorious Nalundasan murder case, involving the future Philippine.
ISBN 9789814762434 (electronic bk.)
9814762431 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1084333820
Additional Format Print version: 9789814762229 9814762229 (DLC) 2017344278 (OCoLC)989124398.

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