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The Resource Peace tales : world folktales to talk about, [compiled] by Margaret Read MacDonald

Peace tales : world folktales to talk about, [compiled] by Margaret Read MacDonald

Label
Peace tales : world folktales to talk about
Title
Peace tales
Title remainder
world folktales to talk about
Statement of responsibility
[compiled] by Margaret Read MacDonald
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of folktales from cultures around the world, reflecting different aspects of war and peace
Cataloging source
BKX
Dewey number
398.2
Index
index present
Intended audience
690L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
MacDonald, Margaret Read
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tales
  • War
  • Peace
  • Folklore
  • War
  • Peace
  • Peace
  • Tales
  • War
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Peace tales : world folktales to talk about, [compiled] by Margaret Read MacDonald
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published by Linnet Books in 1992
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-112) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Choices : prologue -- The gates of paradise : a Zen tale -- 1. War -- Pathways to war -- Two goats on the bridge (stubbornness) : a tale from Russia -- The neighbor's shifty son (suspicion) : a tale from China -- A Dervish hosts the Mullah (fear) : a Sufi tale -- Reaching for the moon (following an unwise leader) : a tale from Tibet -- Strength (acting in anger) : a Limba tale from West Africa -- Not our problem (escalaltion) : a tale from Burma and Thailand -- A man with no brain (the glory of war) : a tale from Algeria -- The weapon (a weapon beyond control) : a Kathlamet tale from the Pacific Northwest -- The folly of fighting : three fables -- The Ass's shadow : an Aesop fable -- The Snipe and the mussel : a tale from China -- Fighting leads to losses : a tale from India -- One war -- How the short-ears conquered the long-ears : an historical legend from Polynesia -- An end to war -- The war between the sandpipers and the whales (total devastation) : a tale from the Marshall Islands -- The black hound (a fear greater than war) : a tale from India -- 2. Peace -- Pathways to peace -- Two goats on the bridge (cooperation) : a tale from Eastern Europe -- How friendship began among birds (understanding) : a tale from Burma -- The lion's whisker (patience) : a Somali tale from Ethiopia-- Temper (control of temper) : a Zen tale -- The advice of Hatim al-Asamm (identifying with your opponent) : a Sufi anecdote -- Music to soothe the savage breast (understanding through the arts) : an historical legend from Japan -- Slops (consideration) : a tale from Wales -- Nansen cuts the cat in two (intervention) : a Zen tale -- A lesson for kings (repaying evil with kindness) : a Jataka tale from India -- Heaven and hell (helping one another) : a tale from China -- A blind man catches a bird (righting a wrong) : a Ndebele tale from Zimbabwe -- Old Joe and the carpenter (building bridges): a tale from the United States -- Two foxes (agreeing to get along) : a tale from Appalachia -- Lifting the sky : a Skagit tale from the Pacific Northwest -- Peacemaking techniques -- 1. Halving the cookie : American folk advice -- 2. The argument sticks : an Iroquois tale -- 3. Looking your enemy in the eye : an American family custom -- Peacemakers -- Buddha prevents a war : a tale from India -- The battle (turning conflict into debate) : a Coyote story by a Native American writer -- The Rose Prince (choosing peace) : a tale from Romania -- The never-ending work -- A legend of Avalokitesvara :a tale from India -- Choices : epilogue -- Holding up the sky : a tale from China
Control code
1905032
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 116 pages
Isbn
9780874837834
Lccn
92008994
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780874837834
  • (OCoLC)61452150
Label
Peace tales : world folktales to talk about, [compiled] by Margaret Read MacDonald
Publication
Note
Originally published by Linnet Books in 1992
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-112) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Choices : prologue -- The gates of paradise : a Zen tale -- 1. War -- Pathways to war -- Two goats on the bridge (stubbornness) : a tale from Russia -- The neighbor's shifty son (suspicion) : a tale from China -- A Dervish hosts the Mullah (fear) : a Sufi tale -- Reaching for the moon (following an unwise leader) : a tale from Tibet -- Strength (acting in anger) : a Limba tale from West Africa -- Not our problem (escalaltion) : a tale from Burma and Thailand -- A man with no brain (the glory of war) : a tale from Algeria -- The weapon (a weapon beyond control) : a Kathlamet tale from the Pacific Northwest -- The folly of fighting : three fables -- The Ass's shadow : an Aesop fable -- The Snipe and the mussel : a tale from China -- Fighting leads to losses : a tale from India -- One war -- How the short-ears conquered the long-ears : an historical legend from Polynesia -- An end to war -- The war between the sandpipers and the whales (total devastation) : a tale from the Marshall Islands -- The black hound (a fear greater than war) : a tale from India -- 2. Peace -- Pathways to peace -- Two goats on the bridge (cooperation) : a tale from Eastern Europe -- How friendship began among birds (understanding) : a tale from Burma -- The lion's whisker (patience) : a Somali tale from Ethiopia-- Temper (control of temper) : a Zen tale -- The advice of Hatim al-Asamm (identifying with your opponent) : a Sufi anecdote -- Music to soothe the savage breast (understanding through the arts) : an historical legend from Japan -- Slops (consideration) : a tale from Wales -- Nansen cuts the cat in two (intervention) : a Zen tale -- A lesson for kings (repaying evil with kindness) : a Jataka tale from India -- Heaven and hell (helping one another) : a tale from China -- A blind man catches a bird (righting a wrong) : a Ndebele tale from Zimbabwe -- Old Joe and the carpenter (building bridges): a tale from the United States -- Two foxes (agreeing to get along) : a tale from Appalachia -- Lifting the sky : a Skagit tale from the Pacific Northwest -- Peacemaking techniques -- 1. Halving the cookie : American folk advice -- 2. The argument sticks : an Iroquois tale -- 3. Looking your enemy in the eye : an American family custom -- Peacemakers -- Buddha prevents a war : a tale from India -- The battle (turning conflict into debate) : a Coyote story by a Native American writer -- The Rose Prince (choosing peace) : a tale from Romania -- The never-ending work -- A legend of Avalokitesvara :a tale from India -- Choices : epilogue -- Holding up the sky : a tale from China
Control code
1905032
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 116 pages
Isbn
9780874837834
Lccn
92008994
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780874837834
  • (OCoLC)61452150

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