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Do unto others : extraordinary acts of ordinary people

Author: Samuel P Oliner
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Westview Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Holocaust survivor explores the compassion expressed by others, delving into the motivations of altruistic people for answers concerning what gives an individual a sense of social responsibility.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Fallstudiensammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel P Oliner
ISBN: 0813339847 9780813339849 0813342872 9780813342870
OCLC Number: 50982331
Description: xv, 288 pages : illustrations . ; 24 cm
Contents: You must live and tell the story : how one heroic act saved my life --
Let's roll! : heroes of 9/11 --
Saving the Jewish baby : non-Jewish rescuers during Nazi-occupied Europe --
Have courage and remember : Jewish rescuers during Nazi-occupied Europe --
Those who save one life are as if they saved the entire universe : Andrew Carnegie's heroes --
So others may live : the courage of military heroes --
Visions of a more just world : the acts of moral leaders --
When I give, I give myself : the acts of philanthropy --
Finding the best in ourselves : putting the welfare of others alongside our own --
Building a world of care.
Responsibility: Samuel P. Oliner.
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A Holocaust survivor and sociologist sheds light on, and celebrates, the motivations behind the benevolent actions of ordinary people  Read more...

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"You'll get a psychological lift reading about these people. What heroes have you known? There could be one next door."

 
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