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Donald Harman Akenson - Conor: A Biography of Conor Cruise O'Brien:  Vol 1, Narrative - 9780773512559 - KEX0288142
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Conor: A Biography of Conor Cruise O'Brien: Vol 1, Narrative

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Description for Conor: A Biography of Conor Cruise O'Brien: Vol 1, Narrative Hardcover. 8vo Very good copy in dustwrapper . First edition. Irish History and Politics in the 20th century.
The career of Conor Cruise O'Brien reads like the work of several people, not just one. Having served as a diplomat under Sean MacBride, he came to world prominence as special representative to Dag Hammarskjold, Secretary General of the United Nations, in the then-Congo. Squeezed ruthlessly by big-power politics, he resigned and wrote To Katanga and Back (1962), a classic in modern African history and still the only book to get behind the polished marble facade to reveal how the United Nations works. O'Brien then became Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, and battled for academic freedom against one ... Read more

Product Details

Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
McGill Queens Univ
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1994
Number of Pages
608
Place of Publication
Montreal, Canada
ISBN
9780773512559
SKU
KEX0288142
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About Donald Harman Akenson
Donald Harman Akenson is Douglas Professor of Canadian and Colonial History at Queen's University.

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