A Selection of Books on Peace

Edited by Peter Y. Chou

listed in chronological order of publication

Scott A. Hunt, The Future of Peace
    (Interviews: Aung San Suu Kyi, Dalai Lama, Peacemakers of Israel and
    Palestine, Thich Quang Do, Oscar Arias, Maha Ghosananda, Jane Goodall)
    Harper, San Francisco, 2002, 384 pp.

Bruno Latour, War of the Worlds: What About Peace?,
    (Translated from French by Charlotte Bigg, Edited by John Tresch)
    Prickly Paradigm Press, Chicago, 2002, 53 pp.

Gore Vidal, Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace
    Thunder's Mouth Press / Nation Books, 2002, 160 pp.

Pierre Weil, The Art of Living Peace,
    (Guide to education for a culture of peace)
    Unesco Publishing, Paris, 2002, 122 pp.

Jeffrey Hopkins (Ed.), The Art of Peace,
    Snow Lion Publications, Ithaca, NY, 2000, 233 pp.
    (Nobel Peace Laureates Discuss Human Rights, Conflict and Reconciliation)

David P. Barash (Ed.), Approaches to Peace,
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2000, 271 pp.
    (A Reader in Peace Studies: 6 chapters of essays: Approaches to War;
    Building "Negative Peace"; Building "Positive Peace"; Nonviolence;
    Religious Inspiration; Peace Movements, Transformation, and the Future)

David W. Chappell (Ed.), Buddhist Peacework: Creating Cultures of Peace,
Wisdom Publications, Boston, 1999, 253 pp.
    (Building Inclusive Communities; Rebuilding Moral Cultures; Inner Peace,
    Outer Kindness; including essays by the Dalai Lama, Thich Nhat Hanh,
    Roshi Robert Aitken, and Chan Master Sheng-yen)

Thich Nhat Hanh, The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching:
    Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy, & Liberation,

    Broadway Books, NY, 1999, 292 pp.

Thich Nhat Hanh, Being Peace, (Ed. Arnold Kotler)
    Parallax Press, Berkeley, 1996, 153 pp.

Ada Aharoni, Mike Scheidemann, John Dicks, & Ezra Ben-Meir, (Eds.)
    A Song to Life and World Peace,
    Posner & Sons, Jerusalem, 1993, 192 pp.
    (Selected Essays and Poems Presented at the XIII World Congress
    of Poets of the World Academy of Arts and Culture)

Kenneth Kraft (Ed.), Inner Peace, World Peace,
    State University of New York Press, Albany, 1992, 148 pp.
    (Essays on Buddhism and Nonviolence)

Michael Harrison & Christopher Stuart-Clark (compilers), Peace and War,
    Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1989, 208 pp.
    (a collection of poems chosen & arranged in 13 sections)

Jacob Zim (Ed.), my shalom my peace,
    American Israel Publishing Co., Tel Aviv, Israel, 1975, 96 pp.
    (paintings and poems by Jewish and Arab children)

Ven. U. Ñanadicca, The Thirty-Eight Blessings for World Peace,
    Rangoon Gazettr Ltd., Rangoon, Burma, 1955, 296 pp.
    (translation with notes of Buddha's Maha Mangala Sutta)

Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace, Viking Press, NY,
    translated by Rosemary Edmonds, Reissue edition (1982) (fiction)

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