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To Move the World
To Move the World
Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812985122
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To Move the World
JFK's Quest for Peace
Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $16.00

An inspiring look at the historic foreign policy triumph of John F. Kennedy’s presidency—the crusade for world peace that consumed his final year in office—by the New York Times bestselling author of The Price of Civilization, Common Wealth, and The End of Poverty
 
The last great campaign of John F. Kennedy’s... Read more >
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Second Wave Spirituality
Second Wave Spirituality
Written by Chris Saade, Foreword by Andrew Harvey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947661
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Second Wave Spirituality
Passion for Peace, Passion for Justice
Written by Chris Saade
Foreword by Andrew Harvey


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $18.95

In his work as a spiritual teacher interacting with seekers and activists from around the world, Chris Saade has witnessed a remarkable recent phenomenon: an emerging wave of spirituality that is socially and globally engaged in the pursuit of justice, earth care, and solidarity. Saade calls this movement "second wave spirituality,"... Read more >
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Second Wave Spirituality
Passion for Peace, Passion for Justice
Written by Chris Saade
Foreword by Andrew Harvey


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $14.99

In his work as a spiritual teacher interacting with seekers and activists from around the world, Chris Saade has witnessed a remarkable recent phenomenon: an emerging wave of spirituality that is socially and globally engaged in the pursuit of justice, earth care, and solidarity. Saade calls this movement "second wave spirituality,"... Read more >
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To Move the World
To Move the World
Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812994933
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To Move the World
JFK's Quest for Peace
Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $11.99

An inspiring look at the historic foreign policy triumph of John F. Kennedy’s presidency—the crusade for world peace that consumed his final year in office—by the New York Times bestselling author of The Price of Civilization, Common Wealth, and The End of Poverty
 
The last great campaign of John F. Kennedy’s... Read more >
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Making Peace
Making Peace
Written by George Mitchell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824486
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Making Peace

Written by George Mitchell


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 8, 2012
Price: $19.99

Fifteen minutes before five o'clock on Good Friday, 1998, Senator George Mitchell was informed that his long and difficult quest for an Irish peace accord had succeeded--the Protestants and Catholics of Northern Ireland, and the governments of the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom, would sign the agreement. Now Mitchell... Read more >
Damned Nations
Damned Nations
Written by Samantha Nutt
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ISBN: 9780771051463
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Damned Nations
Greed, Guns, Armies, and Aid
Written by Samantha Nutt


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2012
Price: $17.99

In 1995, twenty-five-year-old Samantha Nutt, a recent medical-school graduate and a field volunteer for UNICEF, touched down in Baidoa, Somalia, the "City of Death." What she saw there would spur her on to a lifetime of passionate advocacy for children and families in war-torn areas around the world. Damned Nations is... Read more >
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Embracing Israel/Palestine
A Strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East
Written by Michael Lerner


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $16.99

A major modern conundrum is how the Arab/Israel conflict remains unresolved and, seemingly, unresolvable. In this inspirational book, Rabbi Michael Lerner suggests that a change in consciousness is crucial. With clarity and honesty, he examines how the mutual demonization and discounting of each sides’ legitimate needs drive the debate, and he points... Read more >
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Embracing Israel/Palestine
Embracing Israel/Palestine
Written by Michael Lerner
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ISBN: 9781583943076
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Embracing Israel/Palestine
A Strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East
Written by Michael Lerner


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $17.95

A major modern conundrum is how the Arab/Israel conflict remains unresolved and, seemingly, unresolvable. In this inspirational book, Rabbi Michael Lerner suggests that a change in consciousness is crucial. With clarity and honesty, he examines how the mutual demonization and discounting of each sides’ legitimate needs drive the debate, and he points... Read more >
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Damned Nations
Damned Nations
Written by Samantha Nutt
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771051456
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Damned Nations
Greed, Guns, Armies, and Aid
Written by Samantha Nutt


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $27.95

Samantha Nutt is one of the most intrepid voices in the humanitarian arena and Damned Nations is a book of uncommon power. Weaving gripping personal experiences with uncompromising and impassioned argument, Nutt dissects war and aid, where humanitarian efforts go wrong, and what can and should be done to bring about...

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Damned Nations
Damned Nations
Written by Samantha Nutt
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ISBN: 9780771051470
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Damned Nations
Greed, Guns, Armies, and Aid
Written by Samantha Nutt


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $13.99

Samantha Nutt is one of the most intrepid voices in the humanitarian arena and Damned Nations is a book of uncommon power. Weaving gripping personal experiences with uncompromising and impassioned argument, Nutt dissects war and aid, where humanitarian efforts go wrong, and what can and should be done to bring about...

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Captivity
Captivity
Written by James Loney
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307399298
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Captivity
118 Days in Iraq and the Struggle for a World Without War
Written by James Loney


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $13.99

The powerful account of the remarkable peace activist kidnapped while leading a peace delegation and held for ransom by Iraqi insurgents until his paradoxical release by a crack unit of special forces commandos.

In November 2005, James Loney and three other men — Canadian Harmeet Singh Sooden, British citizen Norman Kember and... Read more >
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Army of None
Strategies to Counter Military Recruitment, End War, and Build a Better World
Written by Aimee Allison and David Solnit


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $14.95

Uniformed U.S. Army Officers lunch with students in elementary school cafeterias. Army training programs including rifle and pistol instruction replace physical education in middle schools. Like never before, military recruiters are entering the halls of U.S. schools with unchecked access in an attempt to bolster a military in crisis.
However, even as... Read more >
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Manifesto for Another World
Voices from Beyond the Dark
Written by Ariel Dorfman


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $9.95

In this interlocking prose web of first-person testimony, novelist, poet, and playwright Ariel Dorfman relates the struggles of fifty human rights activists hailing from more than forty countries. Manifesto for Another World features the words and struggles of internationally celebrated activists including Vaclav Havel, Baltasar Garzón, Helen Prejean, and Marian Wright... Read more >
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Ethical Realism
Ethical Realism
Written by Anatol Lieven and John Hulsman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307495334
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Ethical Realism

Written by Anatol Lieven and John Hulsman


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $11.99

America today faces a world more complicated than ever before, but our politicians have failed to envision a foreign policy that addresses our greatest threats. Ethical Realism shows how the United States can successfully combine genuine morality with tough and practical common sense. By outlining core principles and a set of... Read more >
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The Other Islam
The Other Islam
Written by Stephen Schwartz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385526654
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The Other Islam
Sufism and the Road to Global Harmony
Written by Stephen Schwartz


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2008
Price: $14.99

This eye-opening, insightful exploration of Sufism, the spiritual tradition that has supported Islam for more than a thousand years, shows why it offers a promising foundation for reconciliation between the Western and Muslim worlds.
 
Many Americans today identify Islam with maniacal hatred of the West. The Other Islam transforms this image and... Read more >
The Sutras of Abu Ghraib
The Sutras of Abu Ghraib
Written by Aiden Delgado
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ISBN: 9780807072714
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The Sutras of Abu Ghraib
Notes from a Conscientious Objector in Iraq
Written by Aiden Delgado


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $15.00

As the planes hit the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, Aidan Delgado was in the process of enlisting in the U.S. Army Reserve. Two years later, he arrived in Iraq with the 320th Military Police Company. As he witnessed firsthand the brutality of the occupation and the abuse of... Read more >
Peace
Peace
Written by Ken Kolsbun
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426202940
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Peace
The Biography of a Symbol
Written by Ken Kolsbun


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $25.00

As the boomer generation moves onward through the milestones of life, 1960s nostalgia holds tremendous meaning today. And nothing more eloquently symbolizes the counterculture era than the peace sign. How did this simple sketch become so powerful an image? Peace: The Biography of a Symbol tells the surprising story of the... Read more >
The End of the Peace Process
The End of the Peace Process
Written by Edward W. Said
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307428523
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The End of the Peace Process
Oslo and After
Written by Edward W. Said


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

     Soon after the Oslo accords were signed in September 1993 by Israel and Palestinian Liberation Organization, Edward Said predicted that they could not lead to real peace.  In these essays, most written for Arab and European newspapers, Said uncovers the political mechanism that advertises reconciliation in the Middle East while keeping...

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Inheriting the Holy Land
Inheriting the Holy Land
Written by Jennifer Miller
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307415691
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Inheriting the Holy Land
An American's Search for Hope in the Middle East
Written by Jennifer Miller


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Writing with fierce honesty, Jennifer Miller has created an extraordinary synthesis of history, reportage, and coming-of-age memoir in Inheriting the Holy Land. Her groundbreaking perspective on the conflict is presented through interviews with young Israelis and Palestinians and conversations with some of the most influential officials involved in the Middle East... Read more >
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Ethical Realism
Ethical Realism
Written by Anatol Lieven and John Hulsman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307277381
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Ethical Realism

Written by Anatol Lieven and John Hulsman


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2007
Price: $13.95

America today faces a world more complicated than ever before, but our politicians have failed to envision a foreign policy that addresses our greatest threats. Ethical Realism shows how the United States can successfully combine genuine morality with tough and practical common sense. By outlining core principles and a set of... Read more >
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Army of None
Army of None
Written by Aimee Allison and David Solnit
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227558
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Army of None
Strategies to Counter Military Recruitment, End War, and Build a Better World
Written by Aimee Allison and David Solnit


Format: Trade Paperback, 204 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2007
Price: $14.95

Uniformed U.S. Army Officers lunch with students in elementary school cafeterias. Army training programs including rifle and pistol instruction replace physical education in middle schools. Like never before, military recruiters are entering the halls of U.S. schools with unchecked access in an attempt to bolster a military in crisis.
However, even as... Read more >
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Taking Wrongs Seriously
Taking Wrongs Seriously
Written by Trudy Govier
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024255
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Taking Wrongs Seriously
Acknowledgment, Reconciliation, And the Politics of Sustainable Peace
Written by Trudy Govier


Format: Hardcover, 303 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2006
Price: $42.99

How can we respond in the aftermath of wrongdoing? How can social trust be restored in the wake of intense political conflict? In this challenging work, philosopher Trudy Govier explores central dilemmas of political reconciliation, employing illustrative material from Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Australia, Canada, Peru, and elsewhere.

Govier stresses that... Read more >
Imperial Life in the Emerald City
Imperial Life in the Emerald City
Written by Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307265920
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Imperial Life in the Emerald City

Written by Rajiv Chandrasekaran


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $11.99

The Green Zone, Baghdad, 2003: in this walled-off compound of swimming pools and luxurious amenities, Paul Bremer and his Coalition Provisional Authority set out to fashion a new, democratic Iraq. Staffed by idealistic aides chosen primarily for their views on issues such as abortion and capital punishment, the CPA spent the... Read more >
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Inheriting the Holy Land
Inheriting the Holy Land
Written by Jennifer Miller
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345469250
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Inheriting the Holy Land
An American's Search for Hope in the Middle East
Written by Jennifer Miller


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $14.95

Writing with fierce honesty, Jennifer Miller has created an extraordinary synthesis of history, reportage, and coming-of-age memoir in Inheriting the Holy Land. Her groundbreaking perspective on the conflict is presented through interviews with young Israelis and Palestinians and conversations with some of the most influential officials involved in the Middle East... Read more >
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Peace Is the Way
Peace Is the Way
Written by Deepak Chopra
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307238245
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Peace Is the Way

Written by Deepak Chopra


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2005
Price: $13.99

Deepak Chopra’s passionate new book, Peace Is the Way, was inspired by a saying from Mahatma Gandhi: “There is no way to peace. Peace is the way.” In a world where every path to peace has proved futile, the one strategy that hasn’t been tried is the way of peace itself. “We... Read more >
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