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Author: Thant, U
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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U Thant reflects on the critical days of his appointment as Secretary-General of the United Nations in 1961 and recollects the ten turbulent years that followed.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thant, U, 1909-1974.
View from the UN.
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1978
(OCoLC)561059968
Named Person: Thant, U; U Thant; Thant, U
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thant, U
ISBN: 9780385115414 0385115415
OCLC Number: 3186052
Description: xix, 508 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part I. The search for a secretary general : Troika ; How did I receive my role? ; What is a secretary general? --
Part II. The secretary general as mediator : Efforts for peace ; The secret search for peace in Vietnam ; The financial crisis --
Part III. The politics of confrontation : Crisis in the Congo ; The Cuban missile crisis --
Part IV. The Middle East : A personal note ; The Arab-Israeli War of 1948 and its aftermath ; The Arab-Israeli War of 1956 and its aftermath ; The withdrawal of UNEF ; The Six-Day War and its aftermath ; Events leading to the Arab-Israeli War of 1973 --
Part V. Spheres of influence : The Dominican crisis ; The invasion of Czechoslovakia --
Part VI. The Asian subcontinent : The Indo-Pakistani Conflict: first phase ; The larger war ; Interlude: Pilgrimages, 1967 ; The birth of Bangla Desh ; Part VII. Global changes.
Other Titles: View from the United Nations
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U Thant reflects on the critical days of his appointment as Secretary-General of the United Nations in 1961 and recollects the ten turbulent years that followed.

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