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The Palgrave international handbook of peace studies : a cultural perspective

Author: Wolfgang Dietrich; et al
Publisher: Houndsmill, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
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"Thirty outstanding scholars write about the etymological meaning, the religious, legal and political use of the word peace. This gives astonishing insights into classical notions and hardly known interpretations of peace in their cultures. The result is a book fascinating for peace researchers and highly rewarding for a broader audience"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfgang Dietrich; et al
ISBN: 9780230237865 023023786X
OCLC Number: 690904750
Description: xxix, 625 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Wolfgang Dietrich --
Peace concepts in Europe. Beyond the gates of Eden : trans-rational peaces / Wolfgang Dietrich --
Peace : the European narrative / Karlheinz Koppe --
Pax : a Mediterranean perspective / Francisco Muñoz, Beatriz Molina --
Peace : a western European perspective / Nigel Young --
Friđr : a northern European perspective / Elida K. Undrum Jacobson --
Peace concepts in the Middle East. Shalom : a Jewish perspective / Marc H. Ellis --
Shalom/Salaam : a personal Palestinian perspective / Munir Fasheh --
Salaam : a Muslim perspective / Aurangzeb Haneef --
Salaam : a Sufi perspective / Uzma Rehman --
Salaam : an Alevilik perspective / Alev Çakır --
Peace concepts in south and east Asia. Shanti : an Indian Perspective / Swami Veda Bharati --
Shi wa : a Vajrayana Buddhist perspective / Karma Lekshe Tsomo --
He Ping : a Confucian perspective / Kam-Por Yu --
Haiwa : a Shinto perspective / Ikuro Anzai --
Buddhism and the world peace / Johan Galtung --
Maori and native American peace concepts. He Taura Whiri : a Maori perspective / Peter Horsley --
Skennen : a North American Indian perspective / Pat Lauderdale --
Kayanerekowa : a Mohawk perspective / Robert Vachon --
Guelaguetza and Tu Chha'ia : a Zapotec perspective of what others call friendship / Gustavo Esteva, Arturo Guerrero --
Thaq : an Andean-Amazonian perspective / Grimaldo Rengifo V. --
Nengelaasekhammalhcoo : an Enhlet perspective / Hannes Kalish --
Peace concepts in Africa. Asomdwoe : a West African perspective / Kofi Asare Opoku --
T'ùmmu : an East African perspective / Belachew Gebrewold --
African Salaam / Amadou Lamine Sarr --
Peace thinkers. Mahatma Ghandi's concept of peace : a grandson's perspective / Arun Gandhi --
Ghaffar Khan : Gautama Buddha of Hashtnagar / Syed Sikander Mehdi --
Inward revolution : Aurobindo Ghose and Jiddu Krishnamurti / Samrat Schmiem Kumar --
Peaces, a gift of grace, turned into modern horror : Ivan Illich visionary of the twentieth century / Martina Kaller-Dietrich --
Pagans and nomads : the postmodern peaces of Jean-François Lyotard and Gilles Deleuze / Norbert Koppensteiner --
Ngügï wa Thiong'o : listening for peace and resilience in Africa from Makerere 1962 to Asmara 2000 / Astier M. Almedom --
Intercultural inspiration : the life and work of Raimon Panikkar / Gustavo Esteva --
Gregory Bateson : a practitioner's perspective / Victoria Fontan --
Conclusion / Josefina Echavarría, Daniela Ingruber, Norbert Koppensteiner.
Responsibility: edited by Wolfgang Dietrich ... [et al.].

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Thirty-four outstanding scholars write about the etymological meaning and the religious, legal and political connotations of the concept of 'peace'. They provide firm evidence to show how adopting a  Read more...

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