Book List Appropriate Technology Fall 2016

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
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
The lost civilization, the Story of the Classic Maya T. Patrick Culbert
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
Collapse Jared Diamond* Jesse Hynes
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
Yucatan, before and after the conquest Friar Diego de Landa
When Victims Become Killers Mahmood Mamdanis Elizabeth Russell
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
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
Wk 5: Wednesday
The People and the Forest
Due. Oct. 19, In class: Oct. 21
Blue Clay People William Powers
The World is as you Dream it, teachings from the Amazon and Andes John Perkins
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
Delivering Development Edward R. Carr Joanne Phung
The End of Poverty, economic possibilities of our time Jeffrey D. Sachs
Haiti: The Aftershocks of History Laurent Dubois
Just Transitions Mark Swilling
Poor Economics Abhiji V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Rwanda, Inc Patricia Crisafulli
Wk6: Wednesday
Due Oct. 26, in class: Oct. 28
Development as Freedom Amartya Sen Sandy Shane
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
The No-Nonsense Guide to International Development Maggie Black
The Bottom Billion Paul Collier
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*
Three Cups of Tea Greg Mortenson
Deer Hunting with Jesus Joe Beagant
Mountains Beyond Mountains Tracey Kidder Pete has copy Kyle Cherry
My Path Leads to Tibet Sabriye Tenberken
Three Cups of Deceit Jon Krakauer
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
Design like you Give a Damn, Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crisis Cameron Sinclaire
Manos de Mujer, manual on Appropriate Technology for Community DevelopmentSpanish Luz Marina Delgado I have this book
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind William Kamkwamba Allison Tuso
Gaviotas Alan Weisman Sarah Mete
Stuffed and Starved Raj Patel Ari Burton
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
Creating a World Without Poverty, social business and the future of capitalism Muhammad Yunus
A Framework for Understanding Poverty Ruby Payne
Banker to the Poor, Micro-lending and the battle against world poverty Muhammad Yunus Chloe Spencer
The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World Jacqueline Novogratz
More Than Good Intentions Dean Karlan
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
The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid, eradicating poverty through profits C.K. Prahalad
You can Hear Me Now Nicholas P. Sullivan
Diffusion of Innovations Everett M. Rogers Pete has copy Sahil Oberoi
Wk 9: Monday Innovation of Things: Due Nov. 14, In class: Nov. 16
The design of Everyday Things Donald A. Norman Pete has copy Gianno Lucas
Eli S.
Design for a living world Abbott Miller
Do Good Design: How designers can change the world David B. Berman Jim Marett
Cradle to Cradle, rethinking the way we make things William McDonough & Michael Braungart
The 10 Faces of Innovation Tom Kelley Kaelyn Rohm
The Art of Innovation Tom Kelley Harrison Waschura
Where Good Ideas Come From Steven Johnson
Wk 9: Wednesday Reinventing Ourselves Due Nov. 16, In class: Nov. 18
Imagine Jonah Lehr Pete has CD
Convergence Thomas H. Colledge Download .pdf from web
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 Ariana Brandao
Creative Confidence Tom Kelley Chelsea Glasnow
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