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The Resource Peace, They Say : a History of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Most Famous and Controversial Prize in the World

Peace, They Say : a History of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Most Famous and Controversial Prize in the World

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Peace, They Say : a History of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Most Famous and Controversial Prize in the World
Title
Peace, They Say
Title remainder
a History of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Most Famous and Controversial Prize in the World
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this book, Jay Nordlinger gives a history of what the subtitle calls "the most famous and controversial prize in the world." The Nobel Peace Prize, like the other Nobel prizes, began in 1901. So we have a neat, sweeping history of the 20th century, and about a decade beyond. The Nobel prize involves a first world war, a second world war, a cold war, a terror war, and more. It contends with many of the key issues of modern times, and of life itself. It also presents a parade of interesting people--more than a hundred laureates, not a dullard in the bunch. Some of these laureates have been hist
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nordlinger, Jay
Dewey number
920.02
Index
index present
LC call number
JZ5537 .N67 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Peace
  • Nobel Prizes
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Nobel Prizes
  • Peace
Label
Peace, They Say : a History of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Most Famous and Controversial Prize in the World
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction; The Testator; A Sketch; Wrestling with War and Peace; The Will; Why Norway?; 'Norway the Peaceful'; How It Works; Prelude to a Parade; A Parade of Laureates, 1901 to 1913; Interludes; Nobel Season; 'Peace' (An Essay); A Parade of Laureates, 1914 to 1948; Interludes; The Committee and the Kremlin, a Dollop of History; Gandhi and Other Missing Laureates; A Parade of Laureates, 1949 to 1969; Interlude; A Sign of the Times; A Parade of Laureates, 1970 to 1990; Interlude; More Missing Laureates, and Impossible Laureates; A Parade of Laureates, 1991 to 2000; Interlude
  • Leveraging the NobelA Parade of Laureates, 2001 to 2008; Interlude; A Stroll through the Nobel Peace Center; Obama's Hour; Afterword; A Note on Sources; Acknowledgements; List of Nobel Peace Laureates; Index
Control code
787843879
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (477 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781594035999
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a6506684-0814-4c8a-b6b6-feb87b889e8a
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)787843879
Label
Peace, They Say : a History of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Most Famous and Controversial Prize in the World
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction; The Testator; A Sketch; Wrestling with War and Peace; The Will; Why Norway?; 'Norway the Peaceful'; How It Works; Prelude to a Parade; A Parade of Laureates, 1901 to 1913; Interludes; Nobel Season; 'Peace' (An Essay); A Parade of Laureates, 1914 to 1948; Interludes; The Committee and the Kremlin, a Dollop of History; Gandhi and Other Missing Laureates; A Parade of Laureates, 1949 to 1969; Interlude; A Sign of the Times; A Parade of Laureates, 1970 to 1990; Interlude; More Missing Laureates, and Impossible Laureates; A Parade of Laureates, 1991 to 2000; Interlude
  • Leveraging the NobelA Parade of Laureates, 2001 to 2008; Interlude; A Stroll through the Nobel Peace Center; Obama's Hour; Afterword; A Note on Sources; Acknowledgements; List of Nobel Peace Laureates; Index
Control code
787843879
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (477 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781594035999
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a6506684-0814-4c8a-b6b6-feb87b889e8a
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)787843879

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