Used - Good. Hardcover. 1962. 371 pages. Green dust jacket with white lettering over black cloth, black & White photographs throughout.
internally - Clean pages solidbinding. Light and tanning to endpapers and page edges, slight bumps to corners, with scuffing and soiling to boards.
externally - Unclipped dust jacket. Mild wear and tear to edges and corners. Minor tanning to spine, closed creased tear under the B on o'Brien on front cover.
This major document on the history of the United Nations and of Africa is the personal story of the Irish diplomat who resigned from his high UN post in the Congo when the use of force against President Tshombe failed to block the secession of Katanga from the Congo, and the general failure of UN intervention.