The Oxford 50th Anniversary Book of the United Nations

The Oxford 50th Anniversary Book of the United Nations

by Charles Patterson
     
 


Oxford marks the 50th anniversary of the United Nations with a comprehensive and entertaining history that introduces readers to the work of the UN and helps them understand its first half century of achievements, challenges, and disappointments. The story of its creation, a look at its internal structure, its work in international peace and economic development,… See more details below

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Oxford marks the 50th anniversary of the United Nations with a comprehensive and entertaining history that introduces readers to the work of the UN and helps them understand its first half century of achievements, challenges, and disappointments. The story of its creation, a look at its internal structure, its work in international peace and economic development, and an introduction to UN-related organization (UNESCO, the World Health Organization, etc.) are presented in a clear blending of fact and human experience. Sidebars show the UN in action, and appendices, chronology, further reading lists, and index make this an impressive reference and resource for the entire family.

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"A comprehensive history of the UN that shows the delicate balance of peace in the world today and the challenges ahead. A fine resource."--School Library Journal

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ISBN-13:
9780195082807
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/1995
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.88(w) x 11.31(h) x 0.86(d)
Age Range:
12 - 18 Years

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