The Story of diplomacy

Australia, 1966

Film
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Traces the history of diplomacy from the days of early Greek and Egyptian civilization. The establishment of resident ambassadors abroad, the introduction of congresses and the “balance of power”, the revolt against secrecy after World War I, resulting in the League of Nations and later the United Nations. Emphasises the continuing importance of individual negotiations. Narrated by Alastair Duncan.

Credits

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

producer

John Martin-Jones

director
Duration

00:25:13:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1966

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010288

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Balance of power

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Diplomacy

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International cooperation

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United Nations

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → Ambassadors

History → Civilization - History

History → History

History → League of Nations

History → United Nations

History → World history

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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