Organized around the major events that marked Hammarskjold's eight and a half years in office, this volume takes stock of Hammarskjold first as a person and then as an international functionary. Also included are a bibliography, chronology, index, and an appendix of significant documents.
Peter Heller is Professor in the Department of Government & Politics of Manhattan College in Riverdale, New York.
Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction: Dag Hammarskjoeld's United Nations Chapter 3 1 Hammarskjoeld: A New-Style Secretary-General Chapter 4 2 Hammarskjoeld and the Constitutional Framework Chapter 5 3 The Events: Extension of Hammarskjoeld's Authority Chapter 6 4 The Events: Limits on Hammarskjoeld's Authority Chapter 7 5 Breaking New Ground Chapter 8 6 Hammarskjoeld's Last Hurrah: The Congo Chapter 9 7 Conclusion: Hammarskjoeld- Flash in the Pan or Prophet of a New World Order? Chapter 10 Chronology of Dag Hammarskjoeld's Life, 1905-1961 Chapter 11 Chronology of Events, 1953-1961 Chapter 12 Appendix A: Members of the United Nations Chapter 13 Appendix B: Excerpt from Chapter XV of the Charter of the United Nations Chapter 14 Appendix C: Hammarskjoeld's Press Statement before Assuming Secretary-General Position Chapter 15 Appendix D: National Clearance Procedures Chapter 16 Appendix E: "Old Creeds in a New World" Chapter 17 Appendix F: Tenth Annual Report Chapter 18 Appendix G: Principal Members of the United Nations Secretariat as of December 31, 1960 Chapter 19 Appendix H: ONUC Civilian and Military Representatives in the Congo, 1960-1961 Chapter 20 Appendix I: Victims of DC-6 Aircraft Crash Chapter 21 Appendix J: The New York Times Editorial on Hammarskjoeld's Death Chapter 22 Appendix K: Biographical Profiles Ralph J. Bunche Chapter 23 Lester B. Pearson Chapter 24 Patrice Lumumba Chapter 25 Joseph Kasavubu Chapter 26 Moise Tshombe Chapter 27 Joseph-Desire Mobutu Chapter 28 Bibliography Chapter 29 Index Chapter 30 About the Author