Castro, Pacifico A.
Philippine Diplomatic and Consular Practice (Rev. Ed.).
Manila: Enriquez Printing Co., 1967.
This book on diplomatic and consular relations reflecting
Philippine laws, regulations and practices gives the Filipino
students and the public in general, a proper perspective of
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Philippine Foreign
Service. It supplies the available informational materials
relevant to the execution of Philippine foreign policy.
Foreign Service Institute.
Philippine Foreign Service Reader (Prov. Ed.).
It is a handy reference on the basic laws governing the
day-to-day operations of the Philippine Foreign Service and it
provides materials which will aid the Foreign Service Officers
in their daily functions.
McCaffree, Mary Jane, and Innis, Pauline.
Protocol: The Complete Handbook of Diplomatic, Official and Social Usage.
New York: Prentice Hall, Inc. 1977.
This book was written to help the newcomer in the Foreign Service
cope up with the official life at the local, and international
level through the understanding of the rules of protocol. It also
shows the many changes in customs and manners brought about by the
rapidly changing times.
Meyer, Milton Walter.
A Diplomatic History of the Philippine Republic.
Hawaii: University of Hawaii Press, 1965.
This study traces the origins and the development of Philippine
Diplomacy from its formative years (1945-1946) up to 1961. It
provides valuable information on the internal and external
factors whichhelped shape the country's foreign policy under
Roxas, Quirino, Magsaysay and Garcia.
Nicolson, Sir Harold.
Diplomacy (3rd Ed.)
London: Oxford University Press 1969.
This brief and lucid study outlines the history of diplomacy
as te art of implementing foreign policy by negotiation. It
describes the ideal diplomatist, discusses the recent changes
in diplomatic procedure and defines diplomatic language. First
published in 1939, it has become "invaluable to any young man
entering the service and to any student of history interested
in foreign politics".
Office of Protocol, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Diplomatic and Consular List.
This directory, published annually, provides up-to-date
information on the different diplomatic and consular
representatives accredited to the Philippines.
Salcedo, Luis Moreno.
A Guide to Protocol (Rev. Ed.).
Manila: University Book Supply, 1959.
This book is a practical guide to proper diplomatic behavior
as applied by the Ministry of Foreign affairs, Philippines.
It starts with an exposition of the meaning and scope of
protocol and proceeds to a discussion of its different
aspects. It also includes a chapter on military courtesy or
"Protocol in the Armed Forces of the Philippines".
Satow, Sir Ernest M.
Satow's Guide to Diplomatic Practice (5th Ed.).
London: Longman Group Limited, 1979.
This book described as an invaluable work of reference and
a masterpiece is considered as the standard encyclopedia on
Diplomatic Practice. Lord Gore-Booth supervised its fifth edition.
Wood, John R., and Serres, Jean.
Diplomatic Ceremonial and Protocol: Principles, Procedures and Practices.
Great Britain: MacMillan and Co., Ltd., 1970.
Regarded as a reliable reference on ceremonial and protocol, this
book is helpful to foreign service practitioners and institutions.
It discusses the Status of Diplomats, Official Protocol, Diplomatic
Action in various forms, and International Organizations.
US Foreign Service Institute.
The Foreign Service Correspondence Handbook.
Prepared by the US Foreign Service Institute in collaboration
with the Correspondence Review Staff of the Executive Secretarat,
this handbook serves as a guide in the preparation of Foreign Service