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To end a war

Author: Richard C Holbrooke
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, ©1999.
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The former assistant secretary of state and architect of the Dayton peace accords recounts his efforts to bring the war in Bosnia to an end, tracing the perilous diplomatic negotiations that finally have brought some peace to the Balkans. end, tracing the perilous diplomatic negotiations that finally have brought some peace to the Balkans.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Holbrooke, Richard C.
To end a war.
New York : Modern Library, ©1999
(OCoLC)606406794
Named Person: Richard C Holbrooke; Richard C Holbrooke; Richard C Holbrooke
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard C Holbrooke
ISBN: 0375753605 9780375753602
OCLC Number: 40545454
Notes: "Revised edition"--Cover.
Originally published in hardcover: New York : Random House, 1998.
Description: xx, 410 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Most Dangerous Road in Europe (August 15-21, 1995) --
Bk. I. Bosnia at War --
2. "The Greatest Collective Failure ..." (1991-93) --
3. A Personal Prelude (1992) --
4. Bonn to Washington (1993-94) --
5. From Decline to Disaster (September 1994-August 1995) --
Bk. II. The Shuttle (August 22-October 31, 1995) --
6. Pale's Challenge (August 22-28) --
7. Bombing and Breakthrough (August 28-31) --
8. The Longest Weekend (September 1-4) --
9. Geneva (September 5-8) --
10. The Siege of Sarajevo Ends (September 9-14) --
11. The Western Offensive (September 14-20) --
12. Drama in New York (September 18-26) --
13. Cease-fire (September 27-October 5) --
14. Choosing Dayton, Getting Ready (October 5-25) --
15. Decisions with Consequences (October 25-31) --
Bk. III. Dayton (November 1-21, 1995) --
16. Going in Circles (November 1-9) --
17. "Peace in a Week" (November 10-17) --
18. Showdown (November 18-21) --
Bk. IV. Implementation --
19. Slow Start (November 21, 1995-February 21, 1996) --
20. Disaster and Progress (February 1996-April 1998) --
21. America, Europe, and Bosnia.
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The former assistant secretary of state and architect of the Dayton peace accords recounts his efforts to bring the war in Bosnia to an end, tracing the perilous diplomatic negotiations that finally have brought some peace to the Balkans. end, tracing the perilous diplomatic negotiations that finally have brought some peace to the Balkans.

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