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Capital of the World

The Race to Host the United Nations
Mires, Charlene (Book - 2013 )
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Provides an account of the competition to host the site of the UN's headquarters, looking at the unsuccessful bidders--from Philadelphia and Chicago to the Black Hills and Tuskahoma, Oklahoma--and why New York was awarded the honor.
Authors: Mires, Charlene
Statement of Responsibility: Charlene Mires
Title: Capital of the world
the race to host the United Nations
Characteristics: 318 pages ; 24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: From war to peace. Inspiration ; Hope ; Schemes
The new world. Blitz ; Showtime! ; Surprise
American dreams. Stumble ; Scramble ; Deal
Summary: Provides an account of the competition to host the site of the UN's headquarters, looking at the unsuccessful bidders--from Philadelphia and Chicago to the Black Hills and Tuskahoma, Oklahoma--and why New York was awarded the honor.
Subject Headings: New York (N.Y.) Buildings, structures, etc United Nations Headquarters
Topical Term: RDA records
Local Subject Heading: RDA records. NYP
LCCN: 2012035350
ISBN: 0814707947
9780814707944
Branch Call Number: 341.2309 M
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