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Hammarskjöld : A Life
by Roger Lipsey




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After his mysterious death, DagHammarskjoldwas described by John F. Kennedy as the "greatest statesman of our century." Second secretary-general of the United Nations (1953 - 61), he is the only person to have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize posthumously. Through extensive research in little explored archives and personal correspondence, Roger Lipsey has produced the definitive biography ofDag Hammarskjold. "Hammarskjold: A Life" provides vivid new insights into the life and mind of a truly great individual. Hammarskjold the statesman andHammarskjold the author of the classic spiritual journal "Markings "meet in this new biography - and the reader will meet them both in these pages. A towering mid-twentieth-century figure, Hammarskjold speaks directly to our time."

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Overview

After his mysterious death, DagHammarskjoldwas described by John F. Kennedy as the "greatest statesman of our century." Second secretary-general of the United Nations (1953 - 61), he is the only person to have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize posthumously. Through extensive research in little explored archives and personal correspondence, Roger Lipsey has produced the definitive biography ofDag Hammarskjold. "Hammarskjold: A Life" provides vivid new insights into the life and mind of a truly great individual. Hammarskjold the statesman andHammarskjold the author of the classic spiritual journal "Markings "meet in this new biography - and the reader will meet them both in these pages. A towering mid-twentieth-century figure, Hammarskjold speaks directly to our time."

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780472036622
  • ISBN-10: 0472036629
  • Publisher: University of Michigan Press
  • Publish Date: December 2015
  • Page Count: 760
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 1.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds


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