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The Resource A moment in history; : the first ten years of the Peace Corps, [by] Brent Ashabranner

A moment in history; : the first ten years of the Peace Corps, [by] Brent Ashabranner

Label
A moment in history; : the first ten years of the Peace Corps
Title
A moment in history;
Title remainder
the first ten years of the Peace Corps
Statement of responsibility
[by] Brent Ashabranner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Former deputy director surveys development of the organization from early beginnings in 1960 through the 1970's
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1921-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ashabranner, Brent K.
Dewey number
309.2/23573
Index
index present
LC call number
HC60
LC item number
.A785
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Peace Corps (U.S.)
Label
A moment in history; : the first ten years of the Peace Corps, [by] Brent Ashabranner
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first decade of the Peace Corps. The Peace Corps is born: 1960-62. Shriver and the beginning ; "The towering task" ; Executive order 10924 ; A separate Peace Corps ; The beginning overseas -- The year of the volunteer: 1962. Arrival and departure ; The Peace Corps volunteer as teacher ; A view from America ; Volunteers outside classrooms -- Growing pains: 1963-66. The lost leader ; The rise of the BA generalist ; Size and the generalist ; Community development: bottomless pit for BA generalists ; Volunteers as teachers: What else do you do? ; India: The Peace Corps world in one country ; Volunteer life: another view ; A note on volunteer health ; The Peace Corps gets a new leader -- A step toward maturity: 1967-69. Wiggins resigns ; BA generalist for specialist jobs ; The emergence of training ; The Peace Corps' color problem ; A smaller Peace Corps ; The shadow of Vietnam -- Mr. Nixon's Peace Corps: 1969-70 -- The Peace Corps in a world at war. The Peace corps and global politics -- The Cold War -- Nationalism and Xenophobia -- The returned volunteer in a divided America
Control code
ocm00126302
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
viii, 392 pages
Lccn
74139002
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)00126302
Label
A moment in history; : the first ten years of the Peace Corps, [by] Brent Ashabranner
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first decade of the Peace Corps. The Peace Corps is born: 1960-62. Shriver and the beginning ; "The towering task" ; Executive order 10924 ; A separate Peace Corps ; The beginning overseas -- The year of the volunteer: 1962. Arrival and departure ; The Peace Corps volunteer as teacher ; A view from America ; Volunteers outside classrooms -- Growing pains: 1963-66. The lost leader ; The rise of the BA generalist ; Size and the generalist ; Community development: bottomless pit for BA generalists ; Volunteers as teachers: What else do you do? ; India: The Peace Corps world in one country ; Volunteer life: another view ; A note on volunteer health ; The Peace Corps gets a new leader -- A step toward maturity: 1967-69. Wiggins resigns ; BA generalist for specialist jobs ; The emergence of training ; The Peace Corps' color problem ; A smaller Peace Corps ; The shadow of Vietnam -- Mr. Nixon's Peace Corps: 1969-70 -- The Peace Corps in a world at war. The Peace corps and global politics -- The Cold War -- Nationalism and Xenophobia -- The returned volunteer in a divided America
Control code
ocm00126302
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
viii, 392 pages
Lccn
74139002
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)00126302

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