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Capital of the world : the race to host the United Nations

Author: Charlene Mires
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the dramatic & surprising story of promoters in pursuit of an extraordinary prize and the diplomats who struggled with the balance of power at a pivotal moment in history

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlene Mires
ISBN: 9780814707944 0814707947 9780814708354 0814708358
OCLC Number: 874333563
Description: 319 Seiten
Contents: pt. I. From war to peace --
pt. II. The new world --
pt. III. American dreams.
Responsibility: Charlene Mires.

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"As World War II was drawing to a close, thought turned to the structures and location of a new organization for peace and security. Though a number of countries were vying for the privilege, in this Read more...

 
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