Book List Appropriate Technology Fall 2015

Wk3: Wednesday The Maya Culture, Due Oct. 3
in class: Oct. 5
Sons of the Shaking Earth, The People of Mexico and Guatemala-their Land, History and Culture Eric Wolf
The Maya Michael D. Coe
Popol Vuh, the Book of the Ancient Maya Delia Goetz and Sylvanus Griswold Morley Miranda Mills
Amaranth, modern Prospects for an ancient Crop Board on Science and Technology, International Development Office, International Affairs
Maya Folk Tales, Folklore from Lake Atitlan James D. Sexton Beth Hotchkiss Mayan Folktales.pdf
The lost civilization, the Story of the Classic Maya T. Patrick Culbert Haley Schlageter Book Report-Haley Schlageter.pdf
Maya de Guatemala Carmen Petersen
The Two Crosses of Todos Santos Maud Oakes
Wk4: Monday Collapse of Society, Due Oct. 10,
in class: Oct. 12
Guns, Germs and Steel, the Fate of Human Societies Jared Diamond Jennifer Bilek Book Review Jennifer Bilek.pdf
Collapse Jared Diamond* Amber Clark Collapse+of+Society;+Jared+Diamond.pdf
Questioning Collapse: Human Resilience, Ecological Vulnerability, and the Aftermath of Empire Patricia A. McAnany
Why Nations Fail Daron Acemoglo and James Robinson
King Leopald’s Ghost Adam Hochschild Violet Tylock KingLeopoldsGhost.pdf
Yucatan, before and after the conquest Friar Diego de Landa
When Victims Become Killers Mahmood Mamdanis Mary Dundon
Mary’s report
When Victims Become Killers.pdf
Wk4: Wednesday
Neocolonialism Due Oct 12, In Class: Oct. 14
Overthrown, America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq Stephen Kinzer
The Global Village Myth: Distance, War, and the Limits of Power Patrick Porter Curtis Li TheGlobalVillageMythsummary.pdf
Guatemala, Unnatural Disaster Roger Plant
Bitter Fruit, the untold story of the American Coup in Guatemala Stephen Schlesinger; Stephen Kinzer
Guatemala in Rebellion, Unfinished History Edited by Jonathan L. Fried, Marvin E. Gettleman, Deborah T. Levenson and Nancy Peckenham
[[#|Dollars]] & Dictators, a Guide to Central America Dollars & Dictators, a Guide to Central America Difficult to find. You may borrow Pete’s copy
Wk5: Monday The People’s Struggle, Due. Oct. 17, In class: Oct. 19
I, Rigoberta Menchu, an Indian Woman in Guatemala Rigoberta Menchu, edited by Elizabeth Burgos-Debray Class Reads Wikipedia: Rigoberta Menchu
Refugees of a Hidden War, The Aftermath of Counterinsurgency in Guatemala Beatriz Manz
Trade Unionist Against Terror, Guatemala City 1954-1985 Deborah Levenson-Estrada
Bridge of Courage Jennifer Harbury Class Reads wikipedia: Jennifer Harbury
A Long Way Gone Ishmael Beah Elisha Pollock ALongWayGone-EPollock.pdf
Wk 5: Wednesday
The People and the Forest
Due. Oct. 19, In class: Oct. 21
Blue Clay People William Powers Brentyn Carder BlueClayPeoplebyWilliamPowers-Brentyn(1).pdf
The World is as you Dream it, teachings from the Amazon and Andes John Perkins Elliott
Whispering in the Giant’s Ear William Powers
Wk6: Monday
International Interventions (AID)
Due Oct. 24, In class: Oct. 26
Dead Aid Dambisa Moyo Pete has copy
How to Change the World, social entrepreneurs and the power of new ideas David Borenstein Antonio Rodriguez Change_The_World.pdf
Delivering Development Edward R. Carr Nicole Petersen Delivering Dvelopment.docx
The End of Poverty, economic possibilities of our time Jeffrey D. Sachs
Haiti: The Aftershocks of History Laurent Dubois Neelima Mandava Book Report – Haiti.docx
Just Transitions Mark Swilling Bryn Lieberman
Poor Economics Abhiji V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo Ted Swartzbaugh Poor Economics Book Report.pdf
Rwanda, Inc Patricia Crisafulli Tom Smylie BookReport_RwandaInc.docx
Wk6: Wednesday
Due Oct. 26, in class: Oct. 28
Development as Freedom Amartya Sen Pete Says: “Make sure you read Tom’s report on Rwanda Inc. from last week.
Guatemalan National Human Development Report 2009 – 2010 (In Spanish) Class reads Human Development Report, 2010
Mastering the Machine Revisited: Poverty, Aid and Technology Ian Smilie Pete has copy Teo Humkey Mastering the Machine Revisited.pdf
The No-Nonsense Guide to International Development Maggie Black Tom Nork Nork_UNIV 391_No_Non_Dev_Guide.pdf
The Bottom Billion Paul Collier Albert Vo BBBook Report.pdf
The White Man’s Burden William Easterly
Confessions of an Economic Hitman Perkins
Wk7: Monday Working with People, Due Oct. 31,
In class: Nov. 2
When the ground turns in its sleep Sylvia Sellers-Garcia* Gracie Nino
Three Cups of Tea Greg Mortenson Madison Fleming Fleming -3 cups of tea.pdf
Deer Hunting with Jesus Joe Beagant Jenna Middleton
Mountains Beyond Mountains Tracey Kidder Pete has copy Kelsey Haberly Mountains Beyond Mountains.pdf
My Path Leads to Tibet Sabriye Tenberken Quinn Hildebrand My Path Leads To Tibet .doc
Three Cups of Deceit Jon Krakauer Edward Charles Three cups of Deceit.pdf
Wk7: Wednesday
Appropriate Technology
Due Nov. 2, In class: Nov. 4
Appropriate Technology: Tools, Choices and Implications Barrett Hazeltine and Christopher Bull
Small is Beautiful E.F. Schumacher Blake Motal small is beautful.docx
Design like you Give a Damn, Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crisis Cameron Sinclaire Caleb Ostgaard Design Like You Give a Damn- Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crises.pdf
Manos de Mujer, manual on Appropriate Technology for Community Development Spanish Luz Marina Delgado I have this book
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind William Kamkwamba Mitsuyoshi Smyth MSmyth-Book Report.pdf
Gaviotas Alan Weisman Garrett Goff Gaviotas.pdf
Stuffed and Starved Raj Patel Sara Nygaard Stuffed and Starved.docx
Wk8: Monday Micro Lending and Business Solutions, Due Nov. 7, In class: Nov. 9
Out of Poverty, what works when traditional approaches fail Paul Polak Ryan Hodgens Out of Poverty.docx
Creating a World Without Poverty, social business and the future of capitalism Muhammad Yunus David Guerrero BookReport.pdf
A Framework for Understanding Poverty Ruby Payne Vanessa Carranza A Framework for Understanding Poverty by Ruby K. Payne.pdf
Banker to the Poor, Micro-lending and the battle against world poverty Muhammad Yunus
The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World Jacqueline Novogratz Francis Lara BookReportTheBlueSweater.pdf
More Than Good Intentions Dean Karlan Kate Belotti More Than Good Intentions by Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel.docx
Wk8: Wednesday, Micro Lending and Business Solutions Due Nov. 9, In class: Nov. 11
The New Age of Innovation, driving cocreated value through global networks C.K. Prahalad; M.S. Krishnan Seth Neumann
moved to last day
The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid, eradicating poverty through profits C.K. Prahalad
You can Hear Me Now Nicholas P. Sullivan Sarah Rayburn
Diffusion of Innovations Everett M. Rogers Pete has copy
Wk 9: Monday Innovation of Things: Due Nov. 14, In class: Nov. 16
Nick is out of town last week So please find Diffusion of Innovations here
The design of Everyday Things Donald A. Norman Pete has copy Kat Tran KatTran–TheDesignofEverydayThings.pdf
Design for a living world Abbott Miller Loren Dean Design for a Living World book report .pdf
Do Good Design: How designers can change the world David B. Berman Sam Stearns DoGoodDesign – Sam Stearns.pdf
Cradle to Cradle, rethinking the way we make things William McDonough & Michael Braungart Jamie Chafe
The 10 Faces of Innovation Tom Kelley Taylor Hoover The Ten Faces of Innovation Book Report.pdf
The Art of Innovation Tom Kelley
Where Good Ideas Come From Steven Johnson Taylor Johnson Where Good Ideas Come From by Steven Johnson; Summary.pdf
Wk 9: Wednesday Reinventing Ourselves Due Nov. 16, In class: Nov. 18
Imagine Jonah Lehr Pete has CD Matt Lalanne Imagine – Jonah Lehrer.pdf
Convergence Thomas H. Colledge Download .pdf from web Cameron Montalvo Montalvo, Cameron – Convergence.docx
Thinking in Systems Donella H. Meadows Pete has copy
Cradle to Cradle Look up from Monday’s class,
Change by Design: How design thinking transform organizations and inspire innovation Tim Brown
Design Activism: Beautiful strangeness for a sustainable world Alastair Faud-Luke
Creative Confidence Tom Kelley Christopher Taylor
The Other World: DUE when the reader finds it appropriate Weatherby, Arceneaux, Evans, Long, Reed, Novikova-Carter You can’t pick this text if you’ve had it for a class. Pete has copy
The New Age of Innovation, driving cocreated value Seth Neumann The New Age of Innovation.pdf