The Resource When elephants fight : the lives of children in conflict in Afghanistan, Bosnia, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Uganda, Eric Walters & Adrian Bradbury, (ebook)

When elephants fight : the lives of children in conflict in Afghanistan, Bosnia, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Uganda, Eric Walters & Adrian Bradbury, (ebook)

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When elephants fight : the lives of children in conflict in Afghanistan, Bosnia, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Uganda
Title
When elephants fight
Title remainder
the lives of children in conflict in Afghanistan, Bosnia, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Uganda
Statement of responsibility
Eric Walters & Adrian Bradbury
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Language
eng
Summary
When elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers. This ancient proverb of the Kikuyu people, a tribal group in Kenya, Africa, is as true today as when the words were first spoken, perhaps thousands of years ago. Its essence is simplicity, when the large fight, it is the small who suffer most. And when it comes to war, the smallest, the most vulnerable, are the children. When Elephants Fight presents the stories of five children from five very different and distinct conflicts. Along with these very personal accounts, the book also offers brief analyses of the history and geopolitical issues that are the canvas on which these conflicts are cast. When Elephants Fight is about increasing awareness. For the future to be better than the past, better than the present, we must help equip our children with an awareness and understanding of the world around them and their ability to bring about change. Gandhi stated, "If you are going to change the world, start with the children."
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Midwest
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1957-
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Walters, Eric
Dewey number
305.23086/949
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1970-
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  • Bradbury, Adrian
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Children and war
Target audience
adult
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When elephants fight : the lives of children in conflict in Afghanistan, Bosnia, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Uganda, Eric Walters & Adrian Bradbury, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554697779
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11318432
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remote
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11318432
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MWT11318432
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
When elephants fight : the lives of children in conflict in Afghanistan, Bosnia, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Uganda, Eric Walters & Adrian Bradbury, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554697779
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11318432
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11318432
System control number
MWT11318432
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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