United Nations

United Nations

The First Fifty Years

Book - 1995
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Baker & Taylor
Offers a accessible survey of the evolution of the institution, and explores both the U.N.'s achievements and its failures in the new era of peace enforcement

Blackwell North Amer
Beginning with the birth of the U.N., when Roosevelt, Stalin, Truman, and Gromyko set the stage, United Nations brings us a cast of profoundly important and colorful international players: the brilliant Dag Hammarskjold, who became the most daring, imaginative secretary-general the U.N. ever had; Nikita Khrushchev, who electrified the General Assembly as he pounded his shoe in protest over the Congo; Ralph Bunche, the grandson of a slave and "the Jackie Robinson of American diplomacy," who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his U.N. work in the Middle East; and U.S. ambassador Daniel Patrick Moynihan, who walked out of the General Assembly over the Third World's anti-Zion resolution. United Nations is a story filled with action and heartbreak.

Baker
& Taylor

Published coincidentally with the United Nations' fiftieth anniversary, a provocative, accessible survey of the evolution of the institution explores both the U.N.'s achievements and its failures in the new era of peace enforcement.

Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 1995
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780871136169
0871136163
Branch Call Number: 341.23 MEI
Characteristics: 386 p. ; Black & white plates. 24 cm

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