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Sean Lester : the guardian of a small flickering light

Author: Marit Fosse; John Fox
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Hamilton Books, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although he had left school aged fourteen, had no experience of foreign affairs and spoke only English, in 1929 Sean Lester became the Irish representative to the League of Nations in Geneva, eventually succeeding to the post of its third and last Secretary-General. In his dairies he witnessed many dark chapters of European history in the 1930s and 1940s.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Sean Lester; Sean Lester
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marit Fosse; John Fox
ISBN: 9780761866114 0761866116
OCLC Number: 953695241
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Foreword; Introduction; 1 A Brief Account of Recent Irish History; 2 Who Was Sean Lester?; 3 The League of Nations; 4 The Manchurian Question; 5 Latin American Matters; 6 Disarmament and Finance; 7 Secretariat Appointments; 8 Minority Questions; 9 Appointed High Commissioner in Danzig; 10 Danzig in 1933 and 1934; 11 Danzig 1935; 12 Danzig, 1936 and Beyond; 13 Ethiopia/Abyssinia; 14 Deputy Secretary-General, 1937-1940; 15 War Begins, 1939; 16 The Summer of 1940; 17 Becoming Secretary-General; 18 The End of the League; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: Marit Fosse and John Fox.

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