A History of UNESCO: Global Actions and Impacts by Poul Duedahl

By Poul Duedahl

The undertaking UNESCO, as outlined simply after the tip of worldwide conflict II, is to construct 'the defenses of peace within the minds of men'. during this ebook, historians hint the routes of chosen UNESCO psychological engineering projects from its headquarters in Paris to the member states, to evaluate UNESCO's international impact.

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