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On Display at Clarkston - Deep Archive: 2006

This board features older display pages from the summer of 2006 to January of 2010

On Display -- November 2006

Featured Web Sites

AbroadView Magazine
This site is a magazine published by Abroad View. "The Abroad View Foundation is an international education organization that fosters global awareness and cross-cultural understanding among study abroad students and international students. Our aim is to promote study abroad, the acquisition of foreign languages, global awareness, and cross-cultural understanding. We seek to foster open-minded exploration and inform, challenge, and expand students’ views of the cultures, environments, and conditions of the world."
Description from the web site itself.

Academic Studies Abroad
"It is our mission to provide you with an unforgettable study abroad experience combined with independence, learning and support at an affordable price. We know that choosing a study abroad program is a big decision and we want to help you make sure it's the right decision for you."
Description from the web site itself.

Council of Standards for International Educational Travel
"The Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET) is a private, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to identify reputable international youth exchange programs, to provide leadership and support to the exchange and educational communities so that youth are provided with meaningful and safe international exchange experiences, and to promote the importance and educational value of international youth exchange."
Description from the web site itself as of late 2006.

International Education Week
"Celebrating and promoting international education and exchange, International Education Week (IEW) is a joint initiative of the US Department of State and the US Department of Education to recognize the global exchange environment between the United States and other countries." Note: this is a recent (November 2018) but archived version of the page.
Description from the web site itself.

A searchable index of resources and advice for those who want to study or work abroad. This site caters to students throughout the world.
Eileen H. Kramer


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Celebrate International Education Week

This display covers international education, study abroad, and international travel. It features books and web sites. It invites students to learn more about Georgia Perimeter College's (now Perimeter College at Georgia State University) international programs and also encourages even arm chair tourists to travel, even if only in their imaginations.

Featured Books

The Bradt Travel Guide. Ghana. 2001. Guilford, CT: Globe Pequot Press
Find yourself alone on a tropical beach, or plunge into the waterfalls of the eastern highlands; feed the sacred crocodiles at Paga, and marvel at the elephants of Mole National Park. Or, more soberly, relive the chilling story of the coastal slave forts. Wherever you go, this is the guide to help you get the most out of your trip.
DT510.2 .B73
Exceprted from the publisher's web site. Accessed January 7, 2019.

Castillo-Feliu, Guillermo I. 2002. Culture and Customs of Chile Westport, CT: Greenwood Press
Chilean American Castillo-Feli (Spanish, Winthrop U., Rock Hill, South Carolina) discusses the background and history of the country, followed by coverage of religion, social customs, broadcasting and print media, literature, the performing arts, and art and architecture. Includes a chronology and an appendix clarifying features of Spanish as spoken in Chile.
F3099 .C286 2000
Reference & Research Book News, January 1, 2000.

Leffman, David, Lewis et. al. 2000. China: the Rough Guide. London: Rough Guides
Explores the sights and attractions of the country, offers advice on where to stay and eat, and comments on China’s history, politics, environment, and peoples.
DS712 .C453
Description from

Michaud, Roland. 2005. India: Journey through the Heart of a Continent. New York: Abbeville Press
To say this book features thirty-five years worth of photographs of India hardly describes this work. The lush photos of people, street scenes, landscapes, and buildings immerse one in the subcontinent's magic and mystery. There are also readable, brief articles sandwiched between the pictures.
DS414.2 M53 2005
Description by Eileen H. Kramer.

Nordbye, Masha. Moscow & St. Petersburg. 2003. New York: W.W. Norton
Provides the history and travel information for Moscow, St. Petersburg, and the Golden Ring in Russia, and includes transportation and restaurant guides, as well as basic Russian vocabulary.
DK597 .N58 2003
Book Index with Reviews Available throgh GALILEO.

Will, Frederic. 1967. From a Year in Greece. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press
A terse account of a driving trip through Greece in the mid 1960's. What makes the book unusual for the modern reader is the presence of the Cold War and Greek dictatorship, the near absence of American tourists, and the remoteness of rural Greek villages. Will is also content to journey alone in his car, though he meets Greeks in assorted towns and cities and as hitch hikers on country roads.
DF727 .W5
Description by Eileen H. Kramer.

Yapp, Nicholas. 1999. London: the Secrets and the Splendour. Cologne, Germamy: Konemann
Almost as good as a trip to London, this marvelous book provides an eclectic tour of one of the world's greatest cities. Not quite a guidebook, but not a coffee-table tome, either, London is a visual feast with a breezy style to match.
DA679 .Y37 1999
Ross, N. Library Journal, 09/01/1999.

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