The United Nations under Dag Hammarskjold, 1953-1961

The United Nations under Dag Hammarskjold, 1953-1961

by Peter B. Heller, Peter Heller


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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: 9780810836990
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/28/2001
Series: Partners for Peace Series , #2
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.52(w) x 8.82(h) x 1.14(d)

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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