Duedahl, Poul

A History of UNESCO

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Poul Duedahl

Part I. Routes of Knowledge

2. Popularizing Anthropology, Combating Racism: Alfred Métraux at The UNESCO Courier
Edgardo C. Krebs

3. Weapons of Mass Distribution: UNESCO and the Impact of Books
Céline Giton

4. And Action! UN and UNESCO Coordinating Information Films, 1945–1951
Suzanne Langlois

Part II. Rebuilding a World Devastated by War

5. Bringing Everyone to Trogen: UNESCO and the Promotion of an International Model of Children’s Communities after World War II
Samuel Boussion, Mathias Gardet, Martine Ruchat

6. Returning to the International Community: UNESCO and Post-war Japan, 1945–1951
Takashi Saikawa

7. UNESCO, Reconstruction, and Pursuing Peace through a “Library-Minded” World, 1945–1950
Miriam Intrator

Part III. Experts on the Ground

8. UNESCO’s Fundamental Education Program, 1946–1958: Vision, Actions and Impact
Jens Boel

9. Education for Independence: UNESCO in the Post-colonial Democratic Republic of Congo
Josué Mikobi Dikay

10. The Flow of UNESCO Experts toward Latin America: On the Asymmetrical Impact of the Missions, 1947–1984
Anabella Abarzúa Cutroni

Part IV. Implementing Peace in the Mind

11. UNESCO Teaches History: Implementing International Understanding in Sweden
Thomas Nygren

12. UNESCO and the Improvement of History Textbooks in Mexico, 1945–1960
Inés Dussel, Christian Ydesen

13. UNESCO’s Role in East Asian Reconciliation: Post-war Japan and International Understanding
Aigul Kulnazarova

Part V. Practising World Heritage

14. UNESCO and the Shaping of Global Heritage
Aurélie Élisa Gfeller, Jaci Eisenberg

15. Safeguarding Iran and Afghanistan: On UNESCO’s Efforts in the Field of Archeology
Agnès Borde Meyer

16. UNESCO and Chinese Heritage: An Ongoing Campaign to Achieve World-Class Standards
Celine Lai

Keywords: Science, Science, general

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