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World Encyclopedia of Peace: Complete 8-Volume Set [Second 2nd Edition]

De Cuellar, Javier Perez [Honorary Editor-in-Chief]; Choue, Young Seek [Editor-in-Chief]

Published by Oceana Publications, Inc, 1999
ISBN 10: 0379213982 / ISBN 13: 9780379213980
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Title: World Encyclopedia of Peace: Complete 8-...

Publisher: Oceana Publications, Inc

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Good+

Edition: Second Edition

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Second Edition. Complete 8-volume set including: Volume 1, A-C; Volume 2, D-H; Volume 3, I-N; Volume 4, N-R; Volume 5, S-Z; Volume 6, Treaties; Volume 7, Chronology of Peace Movement, UN Secretaries-General, Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, The Nobel Prizes, UN Specialized Agencies, International Peace Institutes and Organizations; and Volume 8, Bibliography, Journals, List of Contributors, Name Index and Subject Index. All 8 are ex-university library with labels/stamps on the outside page edge, inside the covers, and the spine. Pages are completely clean otherwise, white with no soiling, foxing, markings/highlights of any kind. Good+ condition.Good+ books may have light shelf wear, bumped page or cover edges. Binding intact. Dust jacket has sunning. Good+ condition Dust Jacket included. DJ has light shelf wear, rubbing. Clean. [L25]. Bookseller Inventory # 100307933

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Synopsis: This work is a collection of papers from several diverse sources, all presenting their varied points of view on how to create and sustain a lasting peace, as well as the various conceptual perspectives of what peace actually is. This timely publication is also presented as a commemoration of the thirteenth anniversary of the International Year of Peace, and recounts the events of the past years in terms of successes and failures by the international community toward the aim of peace.

The articles provided in volumes 1 through 5 are assembled according to subject. Some of the subjects covered are: Theories of conflict, aggression, and war; Modern states system and attempts to regulate it; International conflict; North-South conflict; World order and internationalism; Integration; Disarmament and arms control; Peace movement; Pacifism; Religions and peace; Feminism and peace; Nonviolence; Human rights and social justice; Peace research; Peace education.

Volume 6 is composed of the past and current 20th-Century treaties which have been signed in an effort to define the acceptable limits of war.

Volume 7 provides a Chronology of the Peace Movement, the Profiles of the United Nations Secretary-Generals, Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, Nobel Prize Awardees, the Specialized Agencies of the UN, and the International Peace Institutes and Organizations.

Volume 8 provides a Bibliography; List of Journals; List of Contributors; and comprehensive Name and Subject Indexes.

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