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The Remarkable Chester Ronning: Proud Son of China (Paperback)Brian L. Evans (author)
Paperback 336 Pages / Published: 07/10/2013
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Scholar and diplomat Brian L. Evans gives us the first English-language biography of Chester A. Ronning (1894-1984): diplomat, politician, educator, and one of Canada's major public figures. This fascinating story depicts Ronning, the man who received many honours, and deepens readers' knowledge of Canada's post-World War II diplomacy and Canada-China relations. Ronning was an extraordinary Canadian who combined Chinese sensibility with Norwegian calm practicality and American drive. His life journey was entwined with the history of China over many decades. Based on written materials, historical documents, and many hours of interviews with Ronning, his friends, and fellow politicians, The Remarkable Chester Ronning offers both a thorough and entertaining biography and a lens through which to view international politics.
Publisher: University of Alberta Press
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 492 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm
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