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Author Wells, Donald A. (Donald Arthur), 1917-

Title The United Nations [electronic resource] : states vs. international laws / Donald A. Wells.

Imprint New York : Algora Pub., c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 193 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The establishment of the United Nations : why the UN functions the way it does -- The search for rules or laws of war : forbidden strategies and weapons -- The role of the Security Council in war and peace -- The precedent of war crimes trials and the bases for the UN international criminal courts.
Summary "This book explores the structure of the UN, its achievements and its weaknesses, explaining what it can and cannot do, and why. It traces mankind's quest for international laws, especially with regard to war; and shows how the US shaped the UN and continues to direct and limit its functioning"--Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject United Nations.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0875863612 (soft cover : alk. paper)
0875863620 (hard cover : alk. paper)
0875863639 (ebook)
9780875863634 (e-book)

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