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Who killed Hammarskjöld?

A. Susan Williams

Who killed Hammarskjöld?

the UN, the Cold War, and white supremacy in Africa

by A. Susan Williams

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death and burial,
  • United Nations,
  • Cold War,
  • Foreign relations,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSusan Williams
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD839.7.H3 W55 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25079001M
    ISBN 109780231703208, 9780231800907
    LC Control Number2011043457

      Reading Williams’ new book Who Killed Dag Hammarskjöld? takes my mind back to those hours of standing beside the giant termite mound, facing the simple and handsome stone monument and watching the tall pine trees surrounding the site bend in the wind.


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One of the outstanding mysteries of the twentieth century, and one with huge political resonance, is the death of Dag Hammarskjold and his UN team in a plane crash in central Africa in Just minutes after midnight, his aircraft plunged into thick forest in the British colony of Northern Rhodesia (Zambia), abruptly ending his mission to bring peace to the Congo.

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Susan Williams has published widely on Africa, decolonisation and the global power shifts of the twentieth century. Her widely acclaimed book on the founding president of Botswana, Colour Bar (Penguin, ), recently became a major motion picture (A United Kingdom).

Who Killed Hammarskj_ld. () triggered a fresh UN inquiry into the death of the secretary general. "This welcome, and highly readable, historical detective story sheds yet more mystery on the sad fate of Dag Hammarskjöld."—International Affairs From the Publisher this book, full of historical detail on the region's tragic transition to "freedom", will also bring the legacy of Hammarskjold, the great diplomat, to a new generation of : Oxford University Press.

- Dag Hammarskjöld, 20 May Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld was Secretary-General of the United Nations from 10 April until 18 September when he was killed in a plane accident while on a peace mission in the Congo. Born on 29 July in Jonkoping, Sweden, Mr.

Hammarskjöld was educated at Uppsala University and University. Between anda number of books, reports and papers were published concerning the background, circumstances and cause of the plane crash in which Dag Hammarskjöld was killed. Inthe year of the fiftieth anniversary of the crash, Dr Susan Williams’ book "Who Killed Hammarskjöld.

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The trustees of the inquiry included H.E. Chief. The Mysterious Death of a UN Hero. a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London, whose book Who Killed Hammarskjöld.

was released in   The book follows her research journey across the world, along a diverse and often misleading paper trail, but also, most intriguingly, to meetings with diplomats, spies, and mercenaries. It seems that everyone involved has a story to tell about the death of Hammarskjöld.

Who killed Hammarskjöld. does have a number of weaknesses. First, it Author: Matthew Graham. Hammarskjöld was dead, killed as his DC-6 crashed on night-time approach to Ndola. Rival reporters, drinking at a nearby hotel, heard the news and rushed to correct their : Michela Wrong.

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To enter our book giveaway, simply e-mail [email protected] with your name and address (U.S. and Canadian mailing addresses only. News in recent years has focused on renewed inquiry into Hammarskjöld's death, initiated by Susan Williams' brilliant and thorough book, Who Killed Hammarskjöld.

The UN, the Cold War and White Supremacy in Africa (London: Hurst,with later paperback edition). This is perhaps why the book is causing such a stir – despite the half century which has passed.

In reconsidering how the information unearthed in Who Killed Hammarskjöld. might have affected her remarks at the memorial and her views of Hammarskjold’s dedication to the principles of the United Nations, O’Callaghan explains. Pdf had only interviewed Mama Kankasa for her book Who killed Hammarskjöld, but the Commission members had found another six witnesses to the events of that fateful September night.

For example, John Ngongo had gone to the forest with his neighbour (who has since died) to burn charcoal. Who Killed Hammarskjöld? At the heart of this book is Hammarskjöld himself – a courageous and complex idealist, who sought to shield the newly independent nations of .Ebook very brisk and curt and evasive,” said Susan Williams, a British historian at the School ebook Advanced Study, University of London, whose book Who Killed Hammarskjold: The UN, The Cold War and White Supremacy in Africa, revealed new evidence that helped persuade the UN to open a new investigation into the crash near Ndola, in what was.