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Peace Corps (U.S.)

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Works: 4,440 works in 6,030 publications in 2 languages and 160,920 library holdings
Genres: Posters  Pictorial works  Anecdotes  Case studies  History  Biography  Handbooks and manuals  Periodicals  Personal narratives 
Roles: Producer, Editor
Classifications: HC60.5, 361.6
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Celebrate the world! AIDS awareness month( Visual )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A life inspired : tales of Peace Corps service( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-eight first-person stories, recount the unique experience of being a Peace Corps Volunteer. Compelling, inspiring, sometimes funny, often poignant, these stories represent the breadth of Peace Corps work, the countries it serves, and its Volunteer diversity. Together, the stories reflect the adventure, the cross-cultural exchange, the personal growth, and the deep friendships forged as part of the Peace Corps Volunteers journey
To touch the world : the Peace Corps experience( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture matters : the Peace Corps cross-cultural workbook by Craig Storti( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A practical, interactive workbook that guides the reader through the cross-cultural experience, the major concepts in the intercultural field, and presents exercises, stories, quotations, and descriptive text to help the reader in successfully adapting to a new culture. An excellent training resource." Organized into six sections: Understanding Culture, American Culture and American Diversity, Styles of Communication, Culture in the Workplace, Social Relationships, Adjusting to a New Culture
Peace Corps, the great adventure( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peace Corps times( )

in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peace Corps : the great adventure( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years of Peace Corps by Gerard T Rice( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peace Corps perspective : a look at the people, places, and cultures of the first 140 Peace Corps host countries, from 1961-2014 by Sarah Blazucki( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: This collection of photographs spans the Peace Corps service in 140 countries over the last five decades. The photos showcase the diversity of the locales where volunteers have served. This pictorial collection captures the work that Peace Corps Volunteers conduct as part of the program ranging from agriculture, community economic development, education, environment, health, and youth development. Peace Corps Volunteers teach English and computer literacy, raise awareness around HIV/AIDS, and malaria, facilitate community action and environmental issues, and educate girls and boys in leadership, participation in civil society, and gender issues. This illustrated book also features the various cultures of the peoples that the Peace Corps has served
The hidden force; a report of the International Conference on Middle Level Manpower, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 10-12, 1962 by Francis W Godwin( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The toughest job you'll ever love : Peace Corps( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the center of the earth : stories out of the Peace Corps( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Destination Lithuania( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history and culture of Lithuania and discusses the economic and political changes that have occurred since Lithuania gained freedom from the Soviet Union. Interviews with children and Peace Corp workers describe their lifestyles and experiences
Destination Senegal( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the history and culture of Senegal and also interviews Peace Corps workers residing there
Peace Corps in the 80's by Gerard T Rice( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peace Corps : skilled trades( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crossing cultures with the Peace Corps : Peace Corps letters from the field( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Peace Corps, a pictorial history by Charles E Wingenbach( Book )

2 editions published between 1961 and 1979 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic record of work of Peace Corps volunteers in various parts of the world, with an introduction by S. Shriver
The Peace Corps welcomes you to Vanuatu : a peace corps publication for new volunteers by Peace Corps (U.S.)( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Community content-based instruction manual( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A life inspired : tales of Peace Corps service
Alternative Names

controlled identityUnited States. Action

controlled identityUnited States. Department of State

Amerykański Korpus Pokoju.

Cuerpo da Paz (U. S.)

Cuerpo de Paz (U.S.)

Cuerpo de Paz United States

Cuerpos de la Paz (U.S.)

Cuerpos de Paz (U.S.)

Ėnkh Taĭvny Korpus (U.S.)

Fredskåren

Korpus mira (U.S.)

Korpus Mira United States

Korpus Pokoju.

Peace Corps (U.S.)

Peace Corps United States

Spojené státy americké. Action. Peace Corps

Spojené státy americké. Peace Corps

U.S. Peace Corps

U. S. Peace Corpus

United States. Action. Peace Corps

United States Cuerpo de Paz

United States. Department of State. Peace Corps

United States. Dept. of State. Peace Corps

United States Korpus Mira

United States Peace Corps

US Peace Corps

Languages
English (190)

Chinese (2)

Covers
Culture matters : the Peace Corps cross-cultural workbookFrom the center of the earth : stories out of the Peace CorpsWhen the world calls : the inside story of the Peace Corps and its first fifty yearsWhat you can do for your country : an oral history of the Peace CorpsAway from home : letters to my familyAll you need is love : the Peace Corps and the spirit of the 1960sMaking them like us : Peace Corps volunteers in the 1960s