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Paths to peace : people who changed the world: With a stirring quote set within a stunning and incisive collage, Zalben sets the tone for each of the sixteen peacemakers she profiles in this book. Mahatma Gandhi, Eleanor Roosevelt, Cesar Chavez,Aung San Suu Kyi, and the most recent Nobel Prize winner, Dr.Wangari Maathai, are some of the people she chose to represent different eras and parts of the globe. Many started down their path to peace during childhood, and all challenge us to think about improving the lives of others. Also included in this beautiful volume are art notes, a glossary, a bibliography, further reading, and an index, making it an excellent resource for teachers and students.
Somewhere today : a book of peace: Gives examples of ways in which people bring about peace by doing things to help and care for one another and their world.
Can you say peace?: Every September 21 on the International Day of Peace, children around the world wish in many different languages for peace.
An appeal to the world : the way to peace in a time of division / His Holiness the Dalai Lama: The Dalai Lama "outlines both the inward and outward paths to peace, addressing a wide range of contemporary topics--from war, climate change, and materialism to meditation, universal ethics, and even neuroscience.
The no-nonsense guide to conflict and peace: The No-Nonsense Guide is excellent for students, peace groups and activists. With tables, maps, case studies and quotes it looks at how conflict escalates and ways it can be prevented. It examines the changing types of war, including the 'War on Terror' and ethnic conflict such as in Rwanda; the role of diplomacy and the UN, and what steps ordinary people are taking to re-build communities. It offers ideas and inspiration for creating lasting peace.
Too poor for peace? : global poverty, conflict, and security in the 21st century: Investigates the complex and dynamic relationship between poverty and insecurity, exploring possible agents for change. Brings the latest lessons and intellectual framework to bear in an examination of African leadership, the private sector, and American foreign aid as vehicles for improving economic conditions and security.
Peace Week in Miss Fox's class : For "Peace Week, " the animals in Miss Fox's class find ways to be peaceful instead of squabbling with each other..
We pray, above all, for peace throughout the world: Presents a prayer for world peace by the famed naturalist complemented with colorful artwork by a renowned Iranian artist.