FRONTIERS ARE NOT BORDERS by Stedman S. Hanks

FRONTIERS ARE NOT BORDERS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A round the world trip in 1952-1953 reinforces the author's ideas of changes in the methods of American diplomacy and of revisions in American foreign policy to ""create an overall diplomatic liaison between homogeneous areas"", for to ignore ""regional trends is suicide in today's world"". His ""Masterscope"" would operate in global areas in which the nations of the area would have similar interests; he would have these regional interests of greater consideration than individual national interests; the regional approach would lead to regional development in power, transportation, technical training, economic planning, Statistical research and would be the basis of working for mutual good. These are his notes on the Far East -- Japan, Formosa, Hong Kong; Southeast Asia -- the Malayan Federation; South Asia -- Ceylon, India; the Middle East- Egypt, Lebanon; Southern Europe -- Italy, Spain; Central Europe -- France. He comments on internal and international issues, on incidents that typify a situation, on people as well as political parties, on sociological as well as industrial atmospheres, -- all in short, condensed sections, Mrs. Hanks adds related -- and unrelated -- footnotes. A quick runthrough on one way of thinking for the future.

Pub Date: Oct. 7th, 1955
Publisher: Coward-McCann