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Oslo

Author : J.T. Rogers
ISBN : 9780822236634
Genre : Performing Arts
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Winner of the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play. Everyone remembers the stunning and iconic moment in 1993 when Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat shook hands on the South Lawn of the White House. But among the many questions that laced the hope of the moment was that of Norway’s role. How did such high-profile negotiations come to be held secretly in a castle in the middle of a forest outside Oslo? A darkly funny and sweeping play, OSLO tells the surprising true story of the back-channel talks, unlikely friendships, and quiet heroics that led to the Oslo Peace Accords between the Israelis and Palestinians. J.T. Rogers presents a deeply personal story set against a complex historical canvas: a story about the individuals behind world history and their all too human ambitions. www.jtrogerswriter.com
Category: Performing Arts

Social Service In Oslo

Author : Oslo (Norway)
ISBN : WISC:89098712243
Genre : Charities
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Category: Charities

Conflicted Are The Peacemakers

Author : Eric N. Budd
ISBN : 9781441113191
Genre : Political Science
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The 1993 Oslo Accords were a key attempt to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict whose failure was largely attributed to extremists on both sides. The book challenges this conventional wisdom by examining the role of Israeli and Palestinian peacemakers themselves in derailing the peace process. Looking at the role of moderates before and after Oslo, the different agreements and peace proposals they negotiated, and their rhetoric, the book shows that these peacemakers retained an inherent ambivalence toward the peace process and one another. This prevented them and their constituents from committing to the process and achieving a lasting peace. This unique survey shows how the people who drive the peace process can not only undermine it, but also prevent its successful conclusion. By dealing with such an important aspect of negotiation, the book will foster a better understanding of the role of moderates and why peace processes may falter. It will fill a gap in the literature and be a valuable research tool for anyone studying conflict processes, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and Middle East politics.
Category: Political Science

Oslo

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ISBN : OCLC:760723518
Genre : Oslo (Norway)
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Palestinian Politics After The Oslo Accords

Author : Nathan Brown
ISBN : 0520937783
Genre : History
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This timely and critically important work does what hostilities in the Middle East have made nearly impossible: it offers a measured, internal perspective on Palestinian politics, viewing emerging political patterns from the Palestinian point of view rather than through the prism of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Based on groundbreaking fieldwork, interviews with Palestinian leaders, and an extensive survey of Arabic-language writings and documents, Palestinian Politics after the Oslo Accords presents the meaning of state building and self-reliance as Palestinians themselves have understood them in the years between 1993 and 2002. Nathan J. Brown focuses his work on five areas: legal development, constitution drafting, the Palestinian Legislative Council, civil society, and the effort to write a new curriculum. His book shows how Palestinians have understood efforts at building institutions as acts of resumption rather than creation—with activists and leaders seeing themselves as recovering from an interrupted past, Palestinians seeking to rejoin the Arab world by building their new institutions on Arab models, and many Palestinian reformers taking the Oslo Accords as an occasion to resume normal political life. Providing a clear and urgently needed vantage point on most of the issues of Palestinian reform and governance that have emerged in recent policy debates—issues such as corruption, constitutionalism, democracy, and rule of law—Brown’s book helps to put Palestinian aspirations and accomplishments in their proper context within a long and complex history and within the larger Arab world.
Category: History

Buildings And Structures In Oslo

Author : Source Wikipedia
ISBN : 123056229X
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 40. Chapters: Barcode Project, Oslo City Hall, Oslo Opera House, Oslo Cathedral, Akershus Fortress, Parliament of Norway Building, Chat Noir, Royal Palace, Oslo, Det Norske Teatret, Christiania Theatre, Oslo Spektrum, Bredtveit Prison, Inkognitogata 18, Oslo Stock Exchange, Havnelageret, National Theatre, Munch Museum, Mollergata 19, Kunstnernes Hus, Nobel Peace Center, Folketeatret, Edderkoppen Theatre, Oslo Concert Hall, Bygdoy Royal Estate, Egeberg Castle, Valle Hovin, Hovedoya Abbey, National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Nonneseter Abbey, Oslo, Apoteket Hjorten, Museum of Cultural History, Chateau Neuf, Oslo Astrological Clock, Theatercafeen, Parkteatret, Rockefeller Music Hall, Old Bishop's Palace in Oslo, Norwegian Nobel Institute, Oslo Synagogue, Oscarshall, Manglerudhallen, Anatomigarden, Tryvannstarnet, Victoria Terrasse, Villa Filipstad, Haukasen Radar, Var Frelsers gravlund, National Archives of Norway, Toyenbadet, Oslo Courthouse, Centralteatret, National Gallery of Norway, Vallhall Arena, Schaftelokken, Vestre gravlund, Villa Grande, Norwegian Museum of Contemporary Art, Asylet, Oslo, Munch/Stenersen, Sogn Studentby, Njardhallen, Norwegian Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Oslo City Museum, Postgirobygget, Nordre Gravlund, Toppidrettssenteret, Oslo Nye Teater, CC Vest, Oslo Ladegard, Storo Storsenter, Grotten, Gunerius Shoppingsenter. Excerpt: The Barcode Project is a section of the Bjorvika portion of the Fjord City redevelopment on former dock and industrial land in central Oslo. It consists of a row of new high-rise buildings, due to be completed in 2014, which will house 10,000 offices and some 500 apartments. The developer is marketing the project as "The Opera Quarter." There has been intense public debate about the height and shape of the buildings. Oslo S Utvikling AS (abbreviated...
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City Maps Oslo Norway

Author : James mcFee
ISBN :
Genre : Travel
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City Maps Oslo Norway is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Attractions, pubs, bars, restaurants, museums, convenience stores, clothing stores, shopping centers, marketplaces, police, emergency facilities are only some of the places you will find in this map. This collection of maps is up to date with the latest developments of the city as of 2017. We hope you let this map be part of yet another fun Oslo adventure :)
Category: Travel

Oslo

Author : Jan Bernigeroth
ISBN : 3766720090
Genre : Cities and towns
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Green Oslo

Author : Per Gunnar Røe
ISBN : 9781317124597
Genre : Business & Economics
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As urban regions face the demand to decrease fossil fuel dependency, many cities in the developing world are undertaking initiatives designed to create a greener city by aiming for a more sustainable form of urban development and, to do so, they need to evaluate existing modes of transportation and patterns of land use. Focusing on Oslo, an early leader in urban environmental policy making and a European 'green city' award winner, it argues that this evaluation must adopt and integrate two approaches: firstly, as a process of ecological modernization based on a combination of transit, densification, and mixed use development and secondly, as an opportunity to reconsider the character and substance of the built environment as a reflection of natural values, landscapes and natural resources of the wider region. Environmental debate and concern is widespread in Oslo, and this is reflected in its earlier planning decisions to leave intact large forest reserves, its successful ecological restoration of the Oslo fjord, the importance of outdoor culture among its residents, the relatively progressive political agenda of Norway, This book provides an opportunity for a critical assessment of the limitations and opportunities inherent in 'green Oslo' and suggests the need for much broader integrative approaches. It concludes by highlighting lessons which other cities might learn from Oslo.
Category: Business & Economics