Scott A Hunt. Harper San Francisco, $37.95
Accounts of the campaigns of Aung San Suu Kyi, the Dalai Lama, peacemakers of Israel and Palestine, Oscar Arias, Thich Quang Do, Maha Ghostananda, and Jane Goodall, protecting the planet.
Mary-Beth Raddon. Black Rose 2003, $19.99
A history of, and guidebook to, social currencies -- LETS schemes -- and other models for regaining control over at least part of the cash economy.