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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

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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
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1921-
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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
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Peace Corps (U.S.)
Label
A moment in history; : the first ten years of the Peace Corps, [by] Brent Ashabranner
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volume
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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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