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Is the World Our Campus?

reviewed by Willis H. Griffin - 1961

coverTitle: Is the World Our Campus?
Author(s): W. Adams, J. A. Garraty
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Well-meaning Americans overseas who may have grown tense as a result of The Ugly American and an otherwise apparent dearth of concern back home for the problems they have been facing, can now begin to relax. The three reports here reviewed are among the latest of several which deal responsibly with the many factors which must be studied if the efforts of an increasing number of American citizens working abroad are to approach their potential for a better world. Both directly and indirectly, American education has a key role to play in these efforts. These three reports focus on that responsibility. The Overseas Americans results from a careful study of U. S. government workers, missionaries, and business representatives overseas, focusing on why Americans go overseas, how they live and work in another culture, what characteristics augur for success, and how more Americans with greater promise of successful performance can be selected... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 63 Number 1, 1961, p. 78-78
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3094, Date Accessed: 9/27/2020 11:10:45 PM

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