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Celebrating Tolerance in 2019: Figures of Tolerance
Topic guide showcasing resources to support the UAE Year of Tolerance
Zayed, 1918-2004 : a tribute to the late H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nayan by Land, Stuart
Call Number: DS 247 .T88 Z373 2004 UAE
Publication Date: 2004
Zayed: From Challenges to Union by Jayanti Maitra
Call Number: DS 247 .T88 J383 2007 UAE
Publication Date: 2007
Prologue: Zayed, The oasis in the desert -- Ch.1. Al Ain, The stepping -stone for the future -- Ch.2. Stagnation to reformation -- Ch.3. The crucial years, 1967 to 1969 -- Ch.4. Crisis to crescendo -- Epilogue: Dawn of a new era -- Appendix.
A study of the efforts of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan in uniting the United Arab Emirates between 1968 - 1971. Includes an overview of the seven Emirates (Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Om Alqewean, Fujera, Ras Al Khaymah) and the British efforts to unite them through two stages in 1937 and 1952. Discussed British withdrawal from the Arabian Gulf and the stages of the unification. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
In this new biography, students will follow Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu from her humble Albanian birth to worldwide celebrity as Mother Teresa. The nun who attended to the dying and diseased in Calcutta, India, and established her Missionaries of Charity around the world is revealed to have a singular determination from a young age. As a woman in the patriarchal Catholic system, she had to prove to the hierarchy, even the Vatican, that she was capable of handling each project she proposed.
Mother Teresa: Living in Love is a collection of nearly 100 of Mother Teresa's greatest quotes on love, weaved around the author's own story of her search for spiritual significance. Author's work on book blessed by Mother Teresa. Portion of royalties are going to Missionaries of Charity.
Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, feted by politicians, the Church and the world's media, Mother Teresa of Calcutta appears to be on the fast track to sainthood. But what makes Mother Teresa so divine?In this frank and damning exposé of the Teresa cult, Hitchens details the nature and limits of one woman's mission to help the world's poor. He probes the source of the heroic status bestowed upon an Albanian nun whose only declared wish was to serve God. He asks whether Mother Teresa's good works answered any higher purpose than the need of the world's privileged to see someone, somewhere, doing something for the Third World.
Mother Teresa by Ma Isabel Sánchez Vegara ; illustrated by Natascha Rosenberg
Call Number: JUV VEGA
Publication Date: 2018
Agnes (later to become Mother Teresa) was born in Skopje, Macedonia. From an early age, she knew she wanted to dedicate herself to religion. She was fascinated by stories of missionaries helping people and wanted to do the same. She spent the rest of her life caring for the sick and poor around the world and is now remembered as Saint Teresa of Calcutta. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of Mother Teresa's amazing life.
Martin Luther King had a dream . He wanted equality for blacks and whites in America and an end to discrimination and prejudice. Read the amazing story of his non-violent struggle in the 1950's and 1960s and learn about the power of his dream as it works even today.
The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr by Clayborne Carson
Call Number: E 185.97 .K5 A52 2001
Publication Date: 2001-01-01
With knowledge, spirit, good humor, and passion, THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. brings to life a remarkable man whose thoughts and actions speak to our most burning contemporary issues and still inspire the desires, hopes, and dreams of us all.
Strength to Love by Martin Luther King
Call Number: BX 6452 .K5 1981
Publication Date: 2004-09-01
A collection of sermons by this martyred Black American leader which explains his convictions in terms of the conditions and problems of contemporary society.
Malala Yousafzai Story: The Pakistani Girl Shot in Taliban Attack. YouTube, uploaded by the The New York Times, youtu.be/9F5yeW6XFZk
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai; Christina Lamb (As told to)
Call Number: LC 2330 .Y69 2013
Publication Date: 2013-11-26
A MEMOIR BY THE YOUNGEST RECIPIENT OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE "I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday." When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education.
Long walk to freedom : the autobiography of Nelson Mandela by Nelson Mandela
Call Number: DT 1949 .M35 A3 1994
The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, A LONG WALK TO FREEDOM brilliantly re-creates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela's destiny. Emotive, compelling and uplifting, A LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is the exhilarating story of an epic life; a story of hardship, resilience and ultimate triumph told with the clarity and eloquence of a born leader. 'Burns with the luminosity of faith in the invincible nature of human hope and dignity ...Unforgettable' Andre Brink 'Enthralling .
This book explores Nelson Mandela's personal development as well as his public activism, from his childhood as a member of the Thembu royal house through his emergence in the 1950s as a nationalist celebrity, his martyrdom in prison and, finally, his contemporary canonization as atransnational icon of liberal democracy. Though primarily a political biography which will concern itself with Mandela's role as an historical actor, this book also looks at the effects of political myth. Tom Lodge explored the different ways in which Nelson Mandela's life has been interpreted andthe effects of his leadership on the making of modern South Africa, and, more generally, his importance as an exemplary modern day hero.
All Men Are Brothers by Mohandas K. Gandhi; Krishna Kripalani (Editor); Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (Introduction by)
Call Number: B 133 .G4 A3 2005
Publication Date: 2005-09-20
'It is not that I am incapable of anger, but I succeed on almost all occasions to keep my feelings under control. Such a struggle leaves one stronger for it.
Great Soul by Joseph Lelyveld
Call Number: DS 481 .G3 L337 2011
Publication Date: 2011-03-29
"A highly original, stirring book on Mahatma Gandhi that deepens our sense of his achievements and disappointments -his success in seizing India's imagination and shaping its independence struggle as a mass movement, his recognition late in life that few of his followers paid more than lip service to his ambitious goals of social justice for the country's minorities, outcasts, and rural poor.