The Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize

What Nobel Really Wanted

eBook - 2010
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In this groundbreaking and controversial critique of the selections of Nobel Peace Prize winners, an eminent Norwegian lawyer and peace activist calls for its return to legal and moral compliance with the will of Alfred Nobel who wished to support disarmament to prevent war.

* Presents a list of all 120 laureates accompanied by gradings of the committee's justification for each of their choices, the results shown in easy-to-understand tables

* Each chapter concludes with a comprehensive list of additional resources for further research

* Photos of Alfred Nobel and Bertha von Suttner, the two key individuals behind the Nobel Peace Prize

* Bibliography points to approximately 100 books and articles on the history of the peace prize and relevant sources on military security versus peace politics

* The included appendix, "How to Earn the Nobel Peace Prize" provides the criteria and qualifications required in Nobel's will, lists of those entitled to nominate, application address and deadline, and more

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : Praeger, c2010
ISBN: 9780313387456
0313387451
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 239 p.)

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