• The best books on Peace - The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
  • The best books on Peace - War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
  • The best books on Peace - Exhaust the Limits: The Life and Times of a Global Peacebuilder by Charles F Dambach
  • The best books on Peace - Connexity: How to Live in a Connected World by Geoff Mulgan
  • The best books on Peace - Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Fundamentalism, Radicalisation and Terrorism by Jessica Yakeley and Paul Cundy (eds.)

The best books on Peace, recommended by Steve Killelea

Efforts to bring about peace have often focused on eliminating the conditions of war, violence and terrorism. But as Steve Killelea—founder of the Institute for Economics and Peace and the annual Global Peace Index—explains, the foundations of sustainable peace are radically different from the absence of war and violence. Here, he recommends five books that shed light on the building blocks of peace and explains why ‘positive peace’ is so important.