THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JAMES T. SHOTWELL by James T. Shotwell

THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JAMES T. SHOTWELL

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Mr. Shotwell, in his eighties, reminisces over his extraordinarily long and admirable career as writer, historian and participant in diplomatic missions. This is a warm book, opening with an account of the author's boyhood in a Central Ontario town, not unlike a typical midwestern American town of the same era, and extending to the current Washington administration. Shotwell, besides being a historian and occasional poet, participated in the work of the Peace Conference after World War I and in other of the parleys of that era which were expected to produce so much in world stability. His work took him through the experience of the League of Nations and continued eventually to the United Nations, providing in this book the sidelights that will fill out the historian's view of this chaotic span in world diplomacy.

Pub Date: Sept. 22nd, 1961
Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill