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Owen, David 1938-

Overview
Works: 104 works in 365 publications in 10 languages and 6,432 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Personal narratives‡vBritish  History  Case studies  Sources  Political platforms 
Roles: Author, Editor, Redactor, Interviewee
Classifications: DR1313.7.D58, 949.7024
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Owen
Human rights by David Owen( Book )

35 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in 6 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The politics of defence by David Owen( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In sickness and in power : illness in heads of government during the last 100 years by David Owen( Book )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The course of modern world history has been critically shaped by the physical and mental illnesses of heads of state, sometimes in the public eye, but usually in secrecy. Democratic politicians as diverse as Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Churchill, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Pompidou, Mitterrand, Blair, George W. Bush, Chirac, and Sharon all lied about their health." "Owen argues that a medically definable condition called Hubris Syndrome affects some heads of government the longer they stay in office or after a specific triggering event such as 9/11. Lord Owen makes the cases that democratic societies need to implement new procedures for dealing with illness in their own heads of government, and that they need to empower the United Nations to use new procedures and means for removing despots whose behavior becomes so hubristic as to pose a grave threat to their own people or the world."--BOOK JACKET
Face the future by David Owen( Book )

15 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democracy must work : a trilateral agenda for the decade : a task force report to the Trilateral Commission by David Owen( Book )

13 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A future that will work : competitiveness and compassion by David Owen( Book )

16 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In sickness and in health : the politics of medicine by David Owen( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little book of forensics : 50 of the world's most infamous criminal cases solved by science by David Owen( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals how fifty famous international criminal cases were solved by leading-edge scientific methods, in a layperson's anthology that documents the applications of a wide variety of technologies, from DNA analysis and toxicology to document identification and electronic forensics
A unified health service by David Owen( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hubris syndrome : Bush, Blair and the intoxication of power by David Owen( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hidden perspective : the military conversations 1906-1914 by David Owen( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bosnia-Herzegovina : the Vance/Owen Peace Plan by David Owen( Book )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1992 David Owen was appointed the EU Co-Chairman of the International Conference on the Former Yugoslavia, working alongside the UN's Co-Chairman, Cyrus Vance. The papers collected here provide fascinating primary source material and an insider's account of the intense international political activity at that time, which culminated in the Vance-Owen Peace Plan (VOPP)
Nuclear papers by David Owen( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The time has come : partnership for progress by David Owen( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A United Kingdom by David Owen( Book )

6 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balkan Odyssey by David Owen( Book )

34 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herinneringen van de Engelse politicus (1938- ) aan zijn optreden als vredesbemiddelaar in Joegoslavië
Seven ages : poetry for a lifetime by David Owen( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cabinet's finest hour : the hidden agenda of May 1940 by David Owen( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In May 1940, the British War Cabinet debated over the course of nine meetings a simple question: Should Britain fight on in the face of overwhelming odds, sacrificing hundreds of thousands of lives, or seek a negotiated peace? Using Cabinet papers from the United Kingdom’s National Archives, David Owen illuminates in fascinating detail this little-known, yet pivotal, chapter in the history of World War II. Eight months into the war, defeat seemed to many a certainty. With the United States still a year and half away from entering, Britain found itself in a perilous position, and foreign secretary Lord Halifax pushed prime minister Winston Churchill to explore the possibility of a negotiated peace with Hitler, using Mussolini as a conduit. Speaking for England is the story of Churchill’s triumph in the face of this pressure, but it is also about how collective debate and discussion won the day—had Churchill been alone, Owen argues, he would almost certainly have lost to Halifax, changing the course of history. Instead, the Cabinet system, all too often disparaged as messy and cumbersome, worked in Britain’s interests and ensured that a democracy on the brink of defeat had the courage to fight on." --Publisher description
A Review of the Children Act ten years on : its effect on foster care policy and practice( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The UK's in-out referendum : EU foreign and defence policy reform by David Owen( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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In sickness and in power : illness in heads of government during the last 100 years
Alternative Names
David Owen britischer Politiker, Mitgründer der britischen Sozialdemokratischen Partei, britischer Außenminister, EU-Sonderbeauftragter für den Balkan

David Owen British politician

David Owen britisk politikar

David Owen britisk politiker

David Owen Brits politicus

David Owen brittiläinen poliitikko

David Owen brittisk politiker

David Owen personnalité politique britannique

David Owen político británico

David Owen politico britannico

Dejvid Oven

Ouen, Nteïbint 1938-

Oven, Dejvid

Owen, David

Owen, David Anthony Llewellyn 1938-

Οουεν, Ντέιβιντ

Девід Оуен

Дејвид Овен

Оуэн, Дэвид

أوين، ديفيد، 1938-

ديفيد أوين، 1938-

دیوید اوئن سیاست‌مدار بریتانیایی

デイヴィッド・オーウェン

大衛·歐文

戴维·欧文

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The little book of forensics : 50 of the world's most infamous criminal cases solved by scienceThe hubris syndrome : Bush, Blair and the intoxication of powerNuclear papersBalkan OdysseySeven ages : poetry for a lifetimeTime to declare