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Sean Lester:the Guardian Of A Small Flickering Light
by Fosse, Marit | Fox, John
ISBN-13 : 9780761866107
ISBN-10 : 0761866108
Publisher : HAMILTON BOOKS
Format : Paperback / softback
Pub Date : July 2016
Status : Published

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Price: S$42.76


Sypnosis
Although he had left school aged 14, had no experience of foreign affairs and spoke only English, in 1929 Sean Lester became the Irish representative to the League of Nations in Geneva, eventually succeeding to the post of its third and last Secretary-General.
Table of Contents
Foreword by Michael Moller, Acting Director-General, United Nations Headquarters, Geneva Introduction 1. A Brief Account of Recent Irish history 2. Who Was Sean Lester? 3. The Diplomat 4. The Manchurian Question 5. Latin American Matters 6. Disarmament and Finance 7. Secretariat Appointments 8. Minority Questions 9. Appointed High Commissioner in Danzig 10. Danzig, 1933 and 1934 11. Danzig, 1935 12. Danzig, 1936 and Beyond 13. Ethiopia/Abyssinia 14. Deputy Secretary-General, 1937–1940 15. War Begins, 1939 16. The Summer of 1940 17. Becoming Secretary-General 18. The End of the League Bibliography Index
Subject / Bisac
  • History / Europe / Ireland
  • History / Modern / 20Th Century
  • History / World
  • Political Science / International Relations
  • Political Science / Peace
  • Biography & Autobiography / Political
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