Books tagged: peace studies

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Uncle Sam as Globocop: Immanuel Kant, Comparative War Aggression, and the Travails of America's Pax Democratica
You set the price! Words: 141,410. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
It is an analysis of democratic imperialism and democratic peace theory in the modern era from a Kantian perspective.
Artisans of Peace Overcoming Poverty - Volume 1: A People-Centered Movement
Price: Free! Words: 34,220. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
"Artisans of Peace Overcoming Poverty - Volume 1: A People-Centered Movement " introduces partners in peacebuilding whose efforts have too often remained unrecognized. People committed to solidarity in Haiti, Madagascar, the United States, Guatemala, and elsewhere help us to understand their efforts to search for peace, go beyond violence, and build a sense of community.
Survivors: The A-bombed Trees of Hiroshima
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Survivors", a pictorial journey into the heart of Hiroshima, describes and illustrates more than 50 sites with 75 treasured trees, shrubs, and groves dating from before the bombing on August 6th 1945. This condensed Smashwords version features a forward, introduction, postscript, and reference section, as well as translations of essays by the a-bomb survivor Tamiki Hara.
Prayers in Stone: Nagasaki's A-Bomb Heritage Sites
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » War
This condensed Smashwords version of Prayers in Stone provides an overview of about 200 of Nagasaki's A-bomb heritage sites. The entries are organized into a series of tours for the convenience of tourists actually visiting the city, and to give the general reader a sense of the layout and the proximity to the hypocenter.
Meet Me on the Other Side
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
The earth, human society, and our spirits are demanding change. Meet Me on the Other Side is about the world on the other side of that change. In quick, clear prose, the book shines a brilliant light on specific elements of contemporary life and shows how a change of focus could help to create a world after the change that serves each of us better and moves us closer to the promise of humanity.
Communication and Reconciliation: moving towards embrace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
The importance of storytelling in bringing about reconciliation. This book draws from the disciplines of theology, psychology, sociology and anthropology to unveil the mysteries of cognitive and affective engagement that bring about the change in attitude, behaviour and relationship that reconciliation requires and introduces a three-dimensional relational model of the process.
Grand Parenting For Compassion & Peace (Parenting in a Grand Way)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,120. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011 by Ronald L. Faust. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
All parents are challenged by child–raising and the authors help parents raise and enjoy their kids. This book also shows how Grandparents have a role to play in restoring society that chooses peace over war and stops along the way to help one’s neighbor. Here is an in-depth look at compassionate parenting and how to raise the best authentic human beings possible.
My Life After Hate
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
A former racist skinhead examines his past: How did a teenaged alcoholic become a central figure in the white power movement of the early 90s? What happened to bring about his drastic change of heart? With a collection of reflective essays, disturbing flashbacks, and an interview, My Life After Hate scrubs scabs off the wound of racism, then soothes with the essential wisdom of compassion.
Faith and Courage in a Time of Trouble
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,570. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book tells the story of a nominally Jewish Belgian family who spent more than four years during the Second World War as refugees in the south of France. The narrator was five years old when the family left Brussels and ten when they returned. At first, the family lived openly in a rented farm, supporting themselves as farmers. But they eventually had to go into hiding and were sheltered...
The Many Roads to Japan
Price: Free! Words: 20,900. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes
Originally an English textbook for Japanese university students, "The Many Roads to Japan" tells the story of the adventures of a Vietnam War conscientious objector who had to follow many twists and turns in his life journey before finding his niche in Japan. Suitable for low intermediate and above students. Excellent resource for peace studies. Good story for native speakers of English, too.