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Undergraduate Education in Foreign Affairs

reviewed by Edward Joseph Shoben, Jr. - 1962

coverTitle: Undergraduate Education in Foreign Affairs
Author(s): P. Bidwell
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Telstar and Vostok III and IV reminded us this past summer of how intimately involved we are with the rest of the world and how important an event in one part of the planet is likely to be for those who live on another part. The impressive thing about the shrinking of the earth under the astringent of technology, however, is not its occurrence but its rate. If the "great globe itself" has been reduced to basketball proportions today, there is every evidence that it will be golfball-sized tomorrow. Willy-nilly, we who inhabit the earth are coming to live with each other under conditions of inevitable and demanding proximity. It is for this reason that Percy Bidwell’s Undergraduate Education in Foreign Affairs (New York: King's Crown Press, 1962. Pp. viii + 215. $5.00) is an important book. It defends the eminently reasonable thesis that intelligent citizenship requires familiarity with international relations,... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 64 Number 1, 1962, p. 88-88
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2913, Date Accessed: 6/1/2020 1:43:20 AM

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