A Little Peace
Publication Date: May 8, 2007
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The book juxtaposes photographs from around the world with a simple, reflective message about our responsibilities for finding and keeping peace on the planet. Like the highly acclaimed titles "A Cool Drink of Water" and "You and Me Together, " this beautiful children's picture book features superb National Geographic images accompanied by a brief, poetic text on a subject of global importance. All the photography is reproduced in miniature at the back of the book with geographic, historic, and cultural context and details explained. A world map leads readers to the location of each image. "A Little Peace" offers a vital lesson for children everywhere.
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Richard H. Solomon has had extensive experience negotiating with East Asian leaders. As assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, he negotiated the first UN "Permanent Five" peacemaking agreement, for Cambodia, and led U.S. bilateral negotiations with Vietnam.
Solomon has been president of the United States Institute of Peace since 1993. He is the author of seven books, including "Chinese Negotiating Behavior: Pursuing Interests Through "Old Friends"" (USIP Press) and coauthor of "American Negotiating Behavior: Wheeler Dealers, Legal-Eagles, Bullies, and Preachers (USIP Press)".