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Chasing the Flame : Sergio Vieira de Mello and the Fight to Save the World

By Power, Samantha

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Title: Chasing the Flame : Sergio Vieira de Mello and the Fight to Save the World  
Author: Power, Samantha
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Language: English
Subject: Mello, S‚rgio Vieira de, 1948-2003, United Nations. High Commission for Human Rights, United Nations
Collections: American Libraries Collection
Historic
Publication Date:
2008
Publisher: New York; Penguin Press; Digitizer: Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth; Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

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Reveals Sergio Vieira de Mello's powerful legacy of humanity and ideological strength in the context of his troubleshooting attempts in Lebanon in the aftermath of Israel's 1982 invasion; in his taming of the Khmer Rouge and his repatriation of four-hundred-thousand Cambodian refugees in the early nineties; in his efforts to negotiate an end to the slaughter in Bosnia; in his struggle to nation-build in war-torn societies during his quasi-colonial governorships of Kosovo and East Timor; and through his tragic final posting as the UN representative in Baghdad, where he became the victim of the country's first-ever suicide bomb; Includes bibliographical references (p. [542]-591) and index; Reveals Sergio Vieira de Mello's powerful legacy of humanity and ideological strength in the context of his troubleshooting attempts in Lebanon in the aftermath of Israel's 1982 invasion; in his taming of the Khmer Rouge and his repatriation of four-hundred-thousand Cambodian refugees in the early nineties; in his efforts to negotiate an end to the slaughter in Bosnia; in his struggle to nation-build in war-torn societies during his quasi-colonial governorships of Kosovo and East Timor; and through his tragic final posting as the UN representative in Baghdad, where he became the victim of the country's first-ever suicide bomb

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Digitizer: Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth; Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

 

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