The UN: 40 Years After: Ferdinand E. Marcos; Javier Perez de Cuellar [Foreword] The UN: 40 Years After: Ferdinand E. Marcos; Javier Perez de Cuellar [Foreword] The UN: 40 Years After: Ferdinand E. Marcos; Javier Perez de Cuellar [Foreword] The UN: 40 Years After: Ferdinand E. Marcos; Javier Perez de Cuellar [Foreword]

The UN: 40 Years After

Ferdinand E. Marcos; Javier Perez de Cuellar [Foreword]

Published by Marcos Foundations, Inc., 1985
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Marcos Foundations, Inc. [Published date: 1985]. Hard cover, 390 pp. First Edition. Very good in very good dust jacket. Brown cloth covered boards have light bumping and scuffing to edges of covers. Binding tight. Previous owner's bookplate (Robert Halmi) on front paste-down. Otherwise pages are clean and unmarked. Dust jacket has a few 1/4" or less nicks and tears and light creasing along edges. Light overall scuffing soiling to jacket as well. Now in an archival quality Brodart cover. NOT Ex-Library. No remainder marks. Foreword by Javier Perez de Cuellar, Secretary-General, United Nations. Contents include: Foreword; Introduction; United Nations Structure and Systems; In Search of Security and Stability; Sustaining Mankind - the Global Food Problem - the Energy Problem; Reshaping the International Economic Order - The World Trade System - The International Monetary System - Interdependence and Resource Flows; Quest for Social Development; The Philippine Experience: Crises and Opportunity; Summation; Annexes, Bibliography Index. . [From jacket flap] I write this book because I refuse to believe that the human race like the dinosaurs, is doomed to extinction. I am confid ent that man, the only creature that has survived the cataclysms of centuries, by the creativity of his mind, and the resiliency of his spirit, can remake his world into a world of life rather than death . The concerns of our planet must be shared by all. While we in the Third World recognize our share, indeed, more than our share, of the burden, we cannot ignore that our problems are not all of our making. The ideological and armed divisions of our age could just as well be a competition for sharing the world's surplus. But this is at best a worthy dream and a noble intention. Sacrifices are made unequally: the poor, who have less to sacrifice, are obliged to sacrifice more. Our debts are, of course, due to our own desires and aspirations, but their consequences exceed our culpability in wanting more for our peoples. Still, I would not have written this book if I did not feel that we can change the nature of m'en and nations. There has to be a time of recognition, a moment of getting together. After forty years of trying to achieve the noblest aims of all mankind, that time, I believe, has come. . Bookseller Inventory # 20160516002

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Title: The UN: 40 Years After

Publisher: Marcos Foundations, Inc.

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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