The Fulbright Difference

The Fulbright Difference


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ISBN: 978-1-56000-861-3
Pages: 409
Binding: Paperback
Publication Date: 01-01-1993
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For almost half a century the Fulbright Education Exchange program has given American and foreign students and scholars transnational educational experiences in every country in the world. The Fulbright Difference brings together twenty-seven of these participants, along with ten foreign alumni, in a collective effort to stimulate greater awareness of the depth of the Fulbright achievement. Fulbright scholars show how the benefits of their participation extend well beyond their foreign study. Following an earlier volume of testimonials by program participants. The Fulbright Experience, this second volume explores issues of importance for historians of society, politics, culture, Intellect, and diplomacy, as well as administrators of the Fulbright program and policymakers in all nations. The collective portrait Is a hard look at the overseas experience and Its implications for public policy.

Editorial Reviews

"For those in international education today. The Fulbright Difference, 1948-1992 is required reading. It is the story of the Fulbright program told by the only people qualified to tell It—Fulbrighters themselves. . . . [This is an) important, carefully edited, skillfully arranged, spontaneous, touching, thoughtful, and thought-provoking book."

—David C. Larsen, Beaver College

"A much needed collection of articles."

—Charles W. Dunn, Orbis

"The Fulbright Difference Is a book with a very serious purpose, but It happens to make delightful. Intellectually stimulating reading."

—David Nalle, Foreign Service Journal

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