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Science and the New Nations


by William W. Brickman 1963

All professional people in good standing now speak of developing, emerging, or new nations, rather than backward or underdeveloped nations. To the change in designation there has also been added a phenomenal rise of interest in the cultural, educational, economic, and other problems of the rising peoples of the world. No longer is it professionally safe to confine one's concerns to Europe and North America and to remain in ignorance or even semi-knowledge about Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Miss Gruber's volume offers numerous insights into the variegated problems of science, technology, health, and education as faced by the new nations. It is a product of the International Conference on Science in the Advancement of New States, held in August, 1960, at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovoth, Israel. A total of 120 participants from 40 countries of six continents took part in the deliberations. In the words of the editor,... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 64 Number 5, 1963, p. 427-427
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2954, Date Accessed: 10/20/2017 10:24:52 AM

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