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Hammarskjöld : a life

Author: Roger Lipsey
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing from little explored archives and personal correspondence, chronicles the life of the second secretary general of the United Nations who was killed in 1961 while en route to ceasefire negotiations in the Congo.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Dag Hammarskjöld; Dag Hammarskjöld
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Lipsey
ISBN: 0472118900 9780472118908 9780472029341 0472029347
OCLC Number: 819717666
Description: xix, 738 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Mr. Hammarskjöld --
Steep Swedish hills --
You asked for burdens --
The fire of clear eyes : 1950-1952 --
Monastic enough? --
Possibility never touched upon --
This little republic --
A swarm of ideas --
It takes life to love life --
Un chinois aux yeux bleus --
Causal chains --
Unrighteous shooting wars --
Into all corners of the earth --
Face the cold winds --
Like fighting an avalanche --
Have mercy upon our efforts --
Far away a heart stops --
Afterword: The spirit in public life.
Responsibility: Roger Lipsey.

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"A monumental life, spiritual and intellectual more than purely biographical, of the great Swedish diplomat and author. Dag Hammarskjold (1905-1961), writes Lipsey ("Angelic Mistakes: The Art of Read more...

 
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