The United Nations under Dag Hammarskjold, 1953-1961

The United Nations under Dag Hammarskjold, 1953-1961

by Peter B. Heller

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The United Nations under Dag Hammarskjold, 1953-1961 by Peter B. Heller

Organized around the major events that marked Hammarskjöld's eight and a half years in office, this volume takes stock of Hammarskjöld first as a person and then as an international functionary. Also included are a bibliography, chronology, index, and an appendix of significant documents.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461702092
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/23/2001
Series: Partners for Peace , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Peter Heller is Professor in the Department of Government&Politics of Manhattan College in Riverdale, New York.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface
Chapter 2 Introduction: Dag Hammarskjöld's United Nations
Chapter 3 1 Hammarskjöld: A New-Style Secretary-General
Chapter 4 2 Hammarskjöld and the Constitutional Framework
Chapter 5 3 The Events: Extension of Hammarskjöld's Authority
Chapter 6 4 The Events: Limits on Hammarskjöld's Authority
Chapter 7 5 Breaking New Ground
Chapter 8 6 Hammarskjöld's Last Hurrah: The Congo
Chapter 9 7 Conclusion: Hammarskjöld— Flash in the Pan or Prophet of a New World Order?
Chapter 10 Chronology of Dag Hammarskjöld's Life, 1905-1961
Chapter 11 Chronology of Events, 1953-1961
Chapter 12 Appendix A: Members of the United Nations
Chapter 13 Appendix B: Excerpt from Chapter XV of the Charter of the United Nations
Chapter 14 Appendix C: Hammarskjöld's Press Statement before Assuming Secretary-General Position
Chapter 15 Appendix D: National Clearance Procedures
Chapter 16 Appendix E: "Old Creeds in a New World"
Chapter 17 Appendix F: Tenth Annual Report
Chapter 18 Appendix G: Principal Members of the United Nations Secretariat as of December 31, 1960
Chapter 19 Appendix H: ONUC Civilian and Military Representatives in the Congo, 1960-1961
Chapter 20 Appendix I: Victims of DC-6 Aircraft Crash
Chapter 21 Appendix J: The New York Times Editorial on Hammarskjöld's Death
Chapter 22 Appendix K: Biographical Profiles
Ralph J. Bunche
Chapter 23 Lester B. Pearson
Chapter 24 Patrice Lumumba
Chapter 25 Joseph Kasavubu
Chapter 26 Moise Tshombe
Chapter 27 Joseph-Désiré Mobutu
Chapter 28 Bibliography
Chapter 29 Index
Chapter 30 About the Author

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