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Pilgrimage for Peace

A Secretary General's Memoir
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Pilgrimage for Peace by Javier Perez De Cuellar
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Javier Perez de Cuellar served as the Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1982-1991. During this period, many dramatic developments drew the UN into its new role: the Falkland Islands War; the beginning of the wars in the former Yugoslavia; the Persian Gulf War; the withdrawal of the Soviet army from Afghanistan; the rebirth of Cambodia; and the freeing of the Western hostages in Lebanon. During his two terms, Perez de Cuellar worked side by side with the most powerful world leaders of the time including Ronald Reagan, George Bush, Margaret Thatcher, Mikhail Gorbachev, Francois Mitterrand, Saddam Hussein, and F.W. de Klerk. In Pilgrimage for Peace, he shares his impressions of these people, of the roles they played, and of their abilities to lead. The "pilgrimage road" is revealed to be a road scarred by battles, famine and inhumanity and, yet, a road made safer by an increasing common interest in global security, by the end of the Cold War, and by the strengthening of freedom and respect for human rights.
Release date NZ
October 8th, 1997
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
12 maps, 8pp plates, index
Imprint
Palgrave Macmillan
Pages
528
Dimensions
160x242x40
ISBN-13
9780333722428
Product ID
1754119

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