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The Sad King

by Alison Gee And Richard Jones, Voluntary Service Overseas Library For All (May 02, 2019)

Long ago a king was sad - how did they make him happy? Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: animals; family; food; identity

Surviving Sudden Environmental Change

by Jago Cooper Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

Archaeologists have long encountered evidence of natural disasters through excavation and stratigraphy. In Surviving Sudden Environmental Change, case studies examine how eight different past human communities—ranging...

New Mexico and the Pimería Alta

by John G. Douglass Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

Colonialism and the process of state expansion into new territories far from the capitol and mother country have occurred for thousands of years across the globe. Within the American Southwest, colonial encounters...

The Consequences of Chaos

by Elizabeth G. Ferris Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

The Syrian displacement crisis raises fundamental questions about the relationship between action to resolve conflicts and humanitarian aid to assist the victims and demonstrates the limits of humanitarian response,...

City of Strangers

by Andrew Gardner Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

Exploring the everyday experiences of workers from India who have migrated to Bahrain, this study contributes significantly to our understanding of politics and society among the Persian Gulf states and of the...

Tweets and the Streets

by Paolo Gerbaudo Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

Tweets and the Streets analyses the culture of the new protest movements of the 21st century. From the Arab Spring to the 'indignados' protests in Spain and the Occupy movement, Paolo Gerbaudo examines the relationship...

The Arab Spring Five Years Later

by Hafez Ghanem Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

Since the series of uprisings of the Arab Spring began, the debate in Arab countries has focused almost exclusively on politics and questions of national identity. However, it is economic issues that are driving...

The Blacksmith's Dilemma

by Ugandan folktale African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A local chief summoned a famous blacksmith to his palace. The chief wanted the blacksmith to build a real man out of steel, one who could cry tears, and bleed human blood. The blacksmith was alarmed by the chief's...

The race

by Mozambican folktale African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Who will win if snail and rabbit have a race?

Rabbit goes to a party

by Mozambican folktale African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

This story is about what happens when you go to a party and get drunk. Or is it?

The staring game

by Mozambican folktale African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

This time Rabbit is out-witted!

Tortoise Finds His House

by Maya Fowler African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Tortoise is searching for his house. Do you know where he'll find it?

Monkey and Crocodile

by Mozambican folktale African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Crocodiles are dangerous, but are they smart?

How night came to Opio's village

by Robert Ekuka African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

There is no night time in Opio's village. One day he goes hunting and arrives at a place he doesn't know. When night falls there, Opio thinks he has gone blind. Then he discovers the truth and likes night so...

Fire Worship

by Nathaniel Hawthorne Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Excerpt: "It is a great revolution in social and domestic life, and no less so in the life of a secluded student, this almost universal exchange of the open fireplace for the cheerless and ungenial stove."