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The Master Architects: Building the United States Foreign Service 1890-1913
The Master Architects: Building the United States Foreign Service 1890-1913
By Richard Hume Werking
University Press of Kentucky, 1977, 330 pp

A close study of reforms in the consular service, the foreign service, and the State Department. The author maintains that the reorganization precipitated by two world wars was based on foundations laid earlier.