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Five to rule them all : the UN Security Council and the making of the modern world

Author: David L Bosco
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Berlin Airlift to the Iraq War, the UN Security Council has stood at the heart of global politics. Part public theater, part smoke-filled backroom, the Council has enjoyed notable successes and suffered ignominious failures, but it has always provided a space for the five great powers to sit down together. Five to Rule Them All tells the inside story of this remarkable diplomatic creation. Drawing on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David L Bosco
ISBN: 9780195328769 0195328760
OCLC Number: 313017982
Description: x, 310 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The council created --
Fits and starts (1946-1956) --
The court of world opinion (1957-1967) --
A hostile environment (1968-1985) --
The ice breaks (1986-1993) --
Growing pains (1994-2001) --
A more dangerous world (2001-2006).
Responsibility: David L. Bosco.
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