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Urquhart, Brian

Overview
Works: 126 works in 360 publications in 5 languages and 6,250 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Records and correspondence  Conference papers and proceedings  Television interviews  Nonfiction television programs  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Other, Honoree, Interviewee, Narrator
Classifications: D839.7.H3, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian Urquhart
Hammarskjold by Brian Urquhart( Book )

39 editions published between 1972 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography shows how Hammarskjold perfected the active but quiet diplomacy that proved successful in a series of seemingly hopeless situations, from the Suez Crisis to Indochina, and how he stood up for principle against the greatest powers
Ralph Bunche : an American life by Brian Urquhart( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the United Nations mediator and winner of the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize for his work on the armistice between Israel and its Arab neighbors
Renewing the United Nations system by Erskine Childers( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Equity, operational development, human rights, humanitarian emergency capacities, decision making, finance, management, international civil service
A world in need of leadership : tomorrow's United Nations by Brian Urquhart( Book )

28 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Towards a more effective United Nations : two studies by Brian Urquhart( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U Thant in New York, 1961-1971 : a portrait of the third UN secretary-general by Ramses Nassif( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A world in need of leadership : tomorrow's United Nations : a fresh appraisal by Brian Urquhart( Book )

17 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The United Nations and international law by Brian Urquhart( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No place to hide : United Nations peacekeeping : a personal view( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program presents the history of the UN's successful and sometimes controversial peacekeeping efforts by analyzing the most recent operations in Bosnia and Somalia, and addressing the question of the future of such operations. The program features rare archival footage and examines current operations and crises through the voices of the peacekeepers, diplomats, and journalists involved in them
A global agenda : issues before the United Nations 2009-2010( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A life in peace and war by Brian Urquhart( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How can peace be encouraged and sustained in a violent world? For nearly half a century at the United Nations, ultimately as Under Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs, Brian Urquhart wrestled with this problem at its front lines. Managing the United Nations' peacekeeping operations in the world's hot spots - the Congo in the aftermath of Patrice Lumumba's assassination, Cyprus at the bloodiest moment of conflict between Greek and Turkish Cypriots, Kashmir, and, through the tragic cycle of four wars, the Middle East - he has tested the limits, and the possibilities, of peacekeeping in the modern world
Pour rénover le système des Nations unies by Erskine Childers( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in French and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United Nations : issues of peace and conflict( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five-part programme on the Southern Center for International Studies' 1989 Atlanta Meeting of former U.S. Ambassadors to the United Nations. Discusses U.S. relations with the U.N. and the role that the U.N. plays in global issues
Dag Hammarskjöld and the 21st century by Kofi A Annan( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United Nations - forward or back? by Brian Urquhart( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peacemaking, peacekeeping and the future by Brian Urquhart( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between sovereignty and globalisation : power politics, disarmament and culture by Brian Urquhart( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between sovereignty and globalisation : where does the United Nations fit in? by Brian Urquhart( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Ed Koch and Jeane Kirkpatrick discuss US disillusionment with the new, third-world dominated United Nations. Brian Urquhart says it is still the last best hope for world peace] by Ed Koch( Recording )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mayor of New York City Ed Koch and US ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Jeane Kirkpatrick discuss US disillusionment with the new, third-world dominated UN. Undersecretary-General of the United Nations Brian Urquhart says it is still the last best hope for world peace. With the voice of Richard C. Hottelet
The United Nations in Bangladesh by Thomas W Oliver( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in Undetermined and English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This book provides the first analytic account of the United Nations relief operation in Bangladesh. Written by a United Nations staff member involved in the operation, it reflects his direct access to archives and thus offers a doubly valuable description of the inner workings of an international organization. The unusually large relief program in Bangladesh has been described as "a rare example of international cooperation that has enlarged the scope of constructive United Nations action."Originally published in 1978. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
 
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Ralph Bunche : an American life
Alternative Names
Brian Urquhart Brits VN-functionaris

Brian Urquhart Former Undersecretary-General of the United Nations

Urquhart, B. E. 1919-

Urquhart, B. E. (Brian Edward), 1919-

Urquhart, Brian Edward

Urquhart, Brian Edward 1919-

アクアハート, ブライアン・エドワード

アークハート, ブライアン

Languages
English (195)

French (10)

Japanese (2)

Danish (1)

Persian (1)

Covers
Ralph Bunche : an American lifeA global agenda : issues before the United Nations 2009-2010A life in peace and war