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Trustee for the human community : Ralph J. Bunche, the United Nations, and the decolonization of Africa

Author: Robert A Hill; Edmond J Keller; UCLA Globalization Research Center--Africa.
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ralph J Bunche (1904-1971), winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950, was a key US diplomat in the planning and creation of the United Nations in 1945. This book examines the totality of Bunche's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Ralph J Bunche; Ralph J Bunche; Ralph J Bunche
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Hill; Edmond J Keller; UCLA Globalization Research Center--Africa.
ISBN: 9780821419090 0821419099 9780821419106 0821419102 9780821443446 0821443445
OCLC Number: 471810707
Notes: "This is a project of the UCLA Globalization Research Center--Africa"--T.p. verso.
Description: xxii, 205 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Ralph Bunche : African American intellectual / Martin Kilson --
Ralph Bunche and the dawn of Africanist scholarship / David Anthony --
The making of an Africanist : Ralph Bunche in South Africa, 1937 / Robert Edgar --
Ralph Bunche and the decolonization of African studies : the paradox of power, morality, and scholarship / Elliott P. Skinner --
Ralph Bunche the Africanist : revisiting paradigms lost / Pearl T. Robinson --
Decolonization through trusteeship : the legacy of Ralph Bunche / Neta C. Crawford --
An unexpected challenge : Ralph Bunche as field commander in the Congo, 1960 / John Olver --
Ralph Bunche and Patrice Lumumba : the fatal encounter / Crawford Young --
Ralph Bunche, Patrice Lumumba, and the first Congo crisis / Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja --
Africa in the global decolonization process : the road to postcoloniality / Ralph A. Austen --
Epilogue / Charles P. Henry.
Responsibility: edited by Robert A. Hill and Edmond J. Keller.

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