Passion for Peace: Exercising Power Creatively

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UNSW Press, 2003 - Poetry - 304 pages
In a dark and pessimistic time, A Passion for Peace is a timely and uplifting work. Written in an engaging and optimistic style, combining poetry and prose, this book is both practical and philosophical, showing how a creative use of power can contribute to peace with justice in any context or country.

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Contents

Time is Running Out Oodgeroo Noonuccal 103
8
List of poems quoted
9
Acknowledgments
16
Chapter 1
25
Making a Start with Ourselves
33
Exercising Power Creatively
49
Inspiration from Any Source
82
The Seasons Have Changed Dag Hammarskj÷ld
93
Blessed is the Man Marianne Moore
125
Bread of the People Bertolt Brecht
132
Peace Conference Stuart Rees
151
Practising NonViolence
156
Up Hungarians Sandor Petofi
159
Human Rights
186
Recovering Humanity
222
Chapter 8
229

Beach Burial Kenneth Slessor
99
A Eulogy for Peace Jack Davis
104
Barking at the Thunder Les Murray
110
Negotiating Almost Anything
119
Redefining Sovereignty
258
Select Bibliography
291
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