The United Nations A Chronology of Conflict

This book describes the roots, birth and evolution of the UN, with particular attention to the precursor League of Nations. The main conflicts that have involved the UN through its first half century are analysed in the context of the Cold War and the New World Order. Emphasis is given to the impact...

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Main Author: Simons, Geoff
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 1994, 1994
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book describes the roots, birth and evolution of the UN, with particular attention to the precursor League of Nations. The main conflicts that have involved the UN through its first half century are analysed in the context of the Cold War and the New World Order. Emphasis is given to the impact of the US as principal founder member and main post-WW2 hegemonic power, always keen to use the UN to further American strategic and economic interests
Physical Description:XVI, 345 p online resource
ISBN:9781349233892