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

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 ; [illustrated by Zobra Anasazi]
Title variation
World folktales to talk about
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of folktales from cultures around the world, reflecting different aspects of war and peace
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PZ8.1
LC item number
.P3145 1992
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • MacDonald, Margaret Read
  • Anasazi, Zobra
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 ; [illustrated by Zobra Anasazi]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes international proverbs
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-112) 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
  • Stubbornness : two goats on the bridge, a tale from Russia -- Suspicion : the neighbor's shifty son, a tale from China -- Fear : a dervish hosts the mullah, a Sufi tale -- Following an unwise leader : reaching for the moon, a tale from Tibet -- Acting in anger : strength, a Limba tale from West Africa -- Escalation : not our problem, a tale from Burma and Thailand -- The glory of war : a man with no brain, a tale from Algeria -- A weapon beyond control : the weapon, a Kathlamet tale from the Pacific Northwest -- The ass's shadow, an Aesop fable -- The snipe and the mussel, a tale from China -- Fighting leads to losses, a tale from India -- How the short-ears conquered the long-ears, an historical legend from Polynesia -- Total devastation : the war between the sandpipers and the whales, a tale from the Marshall Islands -- A fear greater than war : the black hound, a tale from India
  • Cooperation : two goats on a bridge, a tale from Eastern Europe -- Understanding : how friendship began among birds, a tale from Burma -- Patience : the lion's whisker, a Somali tale from Ethiopia -- Control of temper : temper, a Zen tale -- Identifying with your opponent : the advice of Hatim al-Asamm, a Sufi anecdote -- Understanding through the arts : music to soothe the savage beast, an historical legend from Japan -- Consideration : slops, a tale from Wales -- Intervention : Nansen cuts the cat in two, a Zen tale -- Repaying evil with kindness : a lesson for kings, a Jataka tale from India -- Helping one another : heaven and hell, a tale from China -- Righting a wrong : a blind man catches a bird, a Ndebele tale from Zimbabwe -- Building bridges : Old Joe and the carpenter, a tale from the United States -- Agreeing to get along : two foxes, a tale from Appalachia -- Working together : lifting the sky, a Skagit tale from the Pacific Northwest -- Peacemaking technique #1 : halving the cookie, American folk advice -- Peacemaking technique #2 : the argument sticks, an Iroquois tale -- Peacemaking technique #3 : looking your enemy in the eye, an American family custom -- The voice of reason : Buddha prevents a war, a tale from India -- Turning conflict into debate : the battle, a coyote story by a Native American author -- Choosing peace : the rose prince, a tale from Romania -- A legend of Avalokitesvara, a tale from India -- Holding up the sky, a tale from China
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 116 pages
Isbn
9780208023285
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
92008994
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25549182
  • (OCoLC)ocm25549182
Label
Peace tales : world folktales to talk about, [compiled] by Margaret Read MacDonald ; [illustrated by Zobra Anasazi]
Publication
Note
Includes international proverbs
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-112) 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
  • Stubbornness : two goats on the bridge, a tale from Russia -- Suspicion : the neighbor's shifty son, a tale from China -- Fear : a dervish hosts the mullah, a Sufi tale -- Following an unwise leader : reaching for the moon, a tale from Tibet -- Acting in anger : strength, a Limba tale from West Africa -- Escalation : not our problem, a tale from Burma and Thailand -- The glory of war : a man with no brain, a tale from Algeria -- A weapon beyond control : the weapon, a Kathlamet tale from the Pacific Northwest -- The ass's shadow, an Aesop fable -- The snipe and the mussel, a tale from China -- Fighting leads to losses, a tale from India -- How the short-ears conquered the long-ears, an historical legend from Polynesia -- Total devastation : the war between the sandpipers and the whales, a tale from the Marshall Islands -- A fear greater than war : the black hound, a tale from India
  • Cooperation : two goats on a bridge, a tale from Eastern Europe -- Understanding : how friendship began among birds, a tale from Burma -- Patience : the lion's whisker, a Somali tale from Ethiopia -- Control of temper : temper, a Zen tale -- Identifying with your opponent : the advice of Hatim al-Asamm, a Sufi anecdote -- Understanding through the arts : music to soothe the savage beast, an historical legend from Japan -- Consideration : slops, a tale from Wales -- Intervention : Nansen cuts the cat in two, a Zen tale -- Repaying evil with kindness : a lesson for kings, a Jataka tale from India -- Helping one another : heaven and hell, a tale from China -- Righting a wrong : a blind man catches a bird, a Ndebele tale from Zimbabwe -- Building bridges : Old Joe and the carpenter, a tale from the United States -- Agreeing to get along : two foxes, a tale from Appalachia -- Working together : lifting the sky, a Skagit tale from the Pacific Northwest -- Peacemaking technique #1 : halving the cookie, American folk advice -- Peacemaking technique #2 : the argument sticks, an Iroquois tale -- Peacemaking technique #3 : looking your enemy in the eye, an American family custom -- The voice of reason : Buddha prevents a war, a tale from India -- Turning conflict into debate : the battle, a coyote story by a Native American author -- Choosing peace : the rose prince, a tale from Romania -- A legend of Avalokitesvara, a tale from India -- Holding up the sky, a tale from China
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 116 pages
Isbn
9780208023285
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
92008994
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25549182
  • (OCoLC)ocm25549182

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