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Oral history interview with Elise Boulding, 2001

Creator: Boulding, Elise
Project: United Nations intellectual history project (UNIHP).
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Phys. Desc. :sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Under-UNESCO, peace activist

Scope and Contents

Family background and Norwegian identity; effects of Quakerism in her adult life; using language and changing language to communicate; development of and work with the International Peace Research Association; living and activism in Ann Arbor, Michigan; interaction between NGOs, IGOs, and corporations; American and one-third world lack of awareness of destruction and negligence of two-thirds world people and culture; UN University; sociology courses and human interaction in classes taught at UC Boulder and Dartmouth College; International Cooperation Year and International Women's Year; local beginnings for global peace processes; interconnection of human rights, economic, and environmental policies; building knowledge stock through oral history


Access Conditions

Copyright by the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, 2001

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