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The Nobel Peace Prize and the laureates an illustrated biographical history, 1901-1987 by Irwin Abrams

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Published by G.K. Hall in Boston .
Written in English


  • Pacifists -- Biography,
  • Nobel Prizes -- History,
  • Peace -- Awards -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementIrwin Abrams.
LC ClassificationsJX1962.A2 A25 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 269 p. :
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2039793M
ISBN 10081618609X
LC Control Number88016313

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The Peace Prize has been awarded to Nobel Laureates since “The said interest shall be divided into five equal parts, which shall be apportioned as follows: /- – -/ one part to the person who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses.”. Permanent Secretariat of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates Galleria Piazza Cavalli 7b, Piacenza, PC [email protected] + rows  The Nobel Peace Prize is one of six awards in the memory of Alfred Nobel, the inventor of . The Nobel Peace Prize and the Laureates will serve as an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to find a concise account of each laureate, the historical context of the prize and its winners, and recommendations for further reading. Abrams’s exhaustive work is the culmination of a lifelong fascination with the prize, personal meetings with.

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