Social Actors and Designing the Civil Society of Eastern Europe

Social Actors and Designing the Civil Society of Eastern Europe

by Irwin Abrams, Irwin Abrams
     
 

Updated to include all the voices of the century, this unique, moving, andinspiring collection contains excerpts from the acceptance speeches and lectures given by eighty laureates since the Award's inception in 1901. Selected by the world's foremost historian of the Nobel Peace Prize, which was established "to honor the heroes of peace," these excerpts were written…  See more details below

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Updated to include all the voices of the century, this unique, moving, andinspiring collection contains excerpts from the acceptance speeches and lectures given by eighty laureates since the Award's inception in 1901. Selected by the world's foremost historian of the Nobel Peace Prize, which was established "to honor the heroes of peace," these excerpts were written or spoken by the eighty laureates of the twentieth century. Last updated in 1993, this new edition now includes words of the Medecins San Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders (1999), Northern Ireland political leaders Hume and Trimble (1998), International Campaign to Ban Landmines' Jody Williams (1997), Easter Timorese peace workers Belo and Horta (1996), and nuclear disarmament advocates Rotblat and the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs (1995).

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Collects excerpts from the Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speeches and lectures given by laureates since the award's inception in 1901 on such themes as peace, the tragedy of war, human rights, and other topics. Includes a foreword by former president Jimmy Carter. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781557044167
Publisher:
Newmarket Press
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Series:
Words of Series
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
142
Product dimensions:
5.45(w) x 8.33(h) x 0.69(d)

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