American Public Discourse

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Service-learning gives students actual experience with non-native people to learn about French and migrant culture from diverse perspectives. By 1899 he was promoted from teacher to professor at Columbia College. However, it is still possible to reflect upon their original way of life and compare it with their present state of living. Supported by a variety of ethnographic videos and Internet resources, we will compare the ways different cultures solve the problems of survival and organize themselves to thrive socially, economically, and spiritually.

Pages: 338

Publisher: University Press Of America (October 20, 1992)

ISBN: 0819187534

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