Brian Urquhart
Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey
New York: W.W. Norton, 1993.
(This book was the primary resource for Ralph Bunche, An American Odyssey)

Robert R. Edgar, ed.
Ralph Bunche: An African American in South Africa
Athens: Ohio University Press, 1992.

Charles P. Henry
Ralph Bunche: Model Negro or American Other?
New York: New York University Press, 1999.

Charles P. Henry, ed.
Ralph J. Bunche: Selected Speeches and Writings
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1995.

Jonathan Holloway
Confronting the Veil: Abram Harris Jr., E. Franklin Frazier, and Ralph Bunche, 1919-1941
North Carolina University Press, 2002

Ben Keppel
The Work of Democracy: Ralph Bunche, Lorraine Hansberry and Kenneth Clark
Boston: Harvard University Press, 1995.

Benjamin Rivlin, ed.
Ralph Bunche: The Man and His Times
New York: Holmes & Meyer, 1990.


(The books listed above have been authored by scholar/advisors on Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey)

J. Alvin Kugelmass
Ralph J. Bunche: Fighter for Peace
New York: Julian Messner, 1952.

Peggy Mann
Ralph Bunche: UN Peacemaker
New York: Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, 1975.

Babatunde Williams
Makers of Peace: Dr. Ralph Bunche and Chief Albert John Luthuli
Ibadan: African Education Press, 1965.


The International Significance of Human Relations
Address given at a Lincoln's birthday dinner in Springfield, Illinois, on February 12, 1951. Reprint, New York, NY: The
Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies of the City University of New York, 1986.

French Administration in Togoland and Dahomey.
Ph.D. Diss., Harvard University, 1934.

A World View of Race.
Bronze Booklet Series. Washington, D.C.: Associates in Negro Folk Education, 1936.

A Brief and Tentative Analysis of Negro Leadership
Research memorandum prepared for the Carnegie-Myrdal Study, The Negro in America, New York, 1940.

Conceptions and Ideologies of the Negro Problem
Research memorandum prepared for the Carnegie-Myrdal Study, The Negro in America, New York, 1940.

Ideologies, Tactics, and Achievements of Negro Betterment and Interracial Organizations
Research memorandum prepared for the Carnegie-Myrdal Study, The Negro in America, New York, 1940.

The Political Status of the Negro
Research memorandum prepared for the Carnegie-Myrdal Study, The Negro in America, New York, 1940.

The Political Status of the Negro in the Age of FDR
A version of the research memorandum prepared for the Carnegie-Myrdal Study. Edited, with an introduction by Dewey W. Grantham. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1973

Report on the Needs of the Negro
For the Republican Program Committee, July 1939.

The Atlantic Charter and Africa from an American Standpoint
Committee on Africa, The War, and Peace Aims. New York: Phelps Stokes Fund, 1942

The Anglo-American Caribbean Commission: An Experiment in Regional Cooperation
American Council Paper No. 7 presented at 9th Conference of the Institute of Pacific Relations, Hot Springs, Virginia, January 1945.

"The Negro in the Political Life of the United States."
In The Journal of Negro Education,
vol.10, no. 3 (July 1941).

"The Palestine Problem."
In The Near East and the Great Powers,
edited by Richard Frye. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1951.

"The United Nations Operation in the Congo."
In The Quest for Peace: The Dag Hammarskjöld Memorial Lecures,
edited by Andrew W. Cordier and Wilder Foote. N.Y.: Columbia University Press, 1965

Compiled by Benjamin Rivlin. Also see Ralph J. Bunche: Selected Speeches and Writings edited with an introduction by Charles P. Henry published by University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 1995


Chadwick Alger (ed.)
The Future of the United Nations System: Potential for
the Twenty-First Century
Tokyo/New York/Paris: United Nations University Press, 1998.

Peter R. Baehr and Leon Gordenker
The United Nations at the End of the 1990s
NY: St. Martin’s Press, 1999.

Inis L. Claude
Swords into Plowshares: The Problems and Progress of International Organization (4th ed.)
NY: Random House 1971.

Lawrence S. Finkelstein, (ed.)
Politics in the United Nations
Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1988.

W. Andy Knight
A Changing United Nations: Multilateral Evolution and the Quest for Global Governance
Houndmills: Macmillan/Palgrave, 2000.

Edward C. Luck
Mixed Messages: American Politics and International Organization, 1919-1999
Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 1999.

Stanley Meisler
United Nations: The First 50 Years
NY: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1995.

James S. Sutterlin
The United Nations and the Maintenance of International Security: A Challenge to be Met
Westport, CN: 1995.

Thomas G. Weiss, David P. Forsythe and Roger A. Coate
The United Nations and Changing World Politics (3rd. ed.)
Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2001.


Molefi K. Asante & Mark T. Mattson
Historical & Cultural Atlas of African Americans
New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1991