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The United Nations under Kurt Waldheim, 1972-1981

Author: James Daniel Ryan
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2001.
Series: Partners for peace, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Extraordinary in its detail, this year-by-year account chronicles the tenure of Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim as he struggled to lead the United Nations through the veritable diplomatic minefield of the Vietnam conflict and officiated over an increasingly difficult peace between the superpowers. He became secretary-general in a time of great challenge, presiding over an organization beset by financial crisis and
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Ryan, James Daniel.
United Nations under Kurt Waldheim, 1972-1981.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606733663
Named Person: Kurt Waldheim; Kurt Waldheim; Kurt Waldheim; Kurt Waldheim; Kurt Waldheim
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Daniel Ryan
ISBN: 0810837013 9780810837010
OCLC Number: 46634207
Description: vii, 339 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 23 cm.
Contents: The UN and the World: Prelude to the Waldheim Years --
Waldheim to the Helm: Piloting the UN in a Sea of Adversity --
Waldheim: Diplomat in Kissinger's Shadow --
Waldheim As World Leader --
The UN Quest for Peace --
Hopes Betrayed --
A More Dangerous World --
Chronology, 1971-1981 --
United Nations Members --
Excerpt from the Charter of the United Nations.
Series Title: Partners for peace, v. 4.
Responsibility: James Daniel Ryan.
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