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To end war

Robert Pickus

To end war

an introduction: ideas, books, organizations, work that can help, prepared for those who wish to aid in work to end war

by Robert Pickus

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Peace -- Bibliography,
  • International relations -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[by] Robert Pickus and Robert Woito.
    SeriesPerennial library, P 201, Perennial Library -- P201.
    ContributionsWoito, Robert.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 332p.
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15142251M

    Get this from a library! To end a war. [Richard C Holbrooke] -- The former assistant secretary of state and architect of the Dayton peace accords recounts his efforts to bring the war in Bosnia to an end, tracing the perilous diplomatic negotiations that finally. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

    Apr 29,  · SUPPORT LARB. DONATE $50 OR MORE BY MIDNIGHT, DECEMBER 31, The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit. Help us create the kind of literary community you’ve always dreamed of. Jan 26,  · To End a War is a brilliant portrayal of high-wire, high-stakes diplomacy in one of the toughest negotiations of modern times. A classic account of the uses and misuses of American power, its lessons go far beyond the boundaries of the Balkans and provide a powerful argument for continued American leadership in the modern locopfl.com: Random House Publishing Group.

    Jul 13,  · On Nov. 11, , at 11 a.m. in Compiègne, France, the Allied powers and Germany officially put into effect their agreement to end hostilities, marking the conclusion of World War I. Oct 20,  · The book moves beyond pure analysis or a dry and boring time line, it makes the events come to life in an impressive way. While the Dayton Agreement faced a lot of criticism, it did put an end to the Bosnian civil war in November This can really be seen as a major achievement of the negotiating team.


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"To End a War is a good book, well-written and very readable It is invaluable to have such a substantial contribution to the public record, written by a principal player so soon after the event." –Pauline Neville-Jones, Prospect "To End a War goes a long way toward revealing a much more human and thoughtful figure behind the brash, pushy.

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To End a War reveals many important new details of how America made this historic 3/5(3). Fred Ikle's book Every War Must End has influenced analysts and policymakers for decades. Gideon Rose's How Wars End is likely to be just as influential for generations to come.

You may think. To End a War, by Richard Holbrooke Knopf,pages Reviewed by Emma Cherniavsky Co-Chair, Young Advocates, California Committee South To End a War recounts the tortuous path that led to the. Jun 30,  · This book is Holbrooke's gripping inside account of his mission, of the decisive months when, belatedly and reluctantly but ultimately decisively, the United States reasserted its moral authority and leadership and ended Europe's worst war in over half a century.

To End a War reveals many important new details of how America made this historic /5. Robbins views it all unsparingly. Quoting Plato, he writes: “Only the dead have seen the end of war.” Brilliant storytelling by an author who continues to grow and impress (War of the Rats,etc.), and who, here, seems in absolute control of his material.

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The book takes a look at the complicated process of securing the Dayton Peace Accords from the perspectives of the. To End a War Richard Holbrooke, Author Random House (NY) $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. American negotiator Holbrooke offers a fast-paced, first-person account of the.

Apr 18,  · Part 1: A Finger in Lincoln’s Brain: What Modern Science Reveals about Lincoln, His Assassination, and Its Aftermath E. Lawrence Abel sheds light on the details surrounding the death of. May 15,  · Woodrow Wilson’s fatuous claim about the European war of — sarcastically annexed by Adam Hochschild for the title of this moving and.

To End a War captures this mood precisely; Holbrooke offers gripping tales of marathon hour sessions, scenes of the Balkan leaders screaming at one another and at the Americans, and offers unforgettable portraits of Milosevic, Izetbegovic, and Tudjman.

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Aug 01,  · To End a War is full of praise for Milosevic’s “tactical flexibility and superb negotiating skills”; his superior mind, which quickly “assimilate[s] every nuance of documents written in English”; and his stamina during negotiations.

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Holbrooke's account of his dealing with the Croatians, Bosnians, and Serbs was no .Sep 15,  · The Times Book Review put together a list of essential reading, but suggestions kept coming in.

Times readers weighed in with their favorite Author: Susan Ellingwood.