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Rick Steves' travel as a political act

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: New York, NY : Nation Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents advice on traveling to different countries of the world as a way of increasing our understanding of different cultures and political systems, and appreciating the interconnectedness within the global community.
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Named Person: Rick Steves; Rick Steves; Rick Steves
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Steves
ISBN: 9781568584355 1568584350
OCLC Number: 276339690
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 209 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 21 cm
Contents: How to travel as a political act --
Lessons from the former Yugoslavia: after the war --
Europe unites: successes and struggles --
Resurrection in El Salvador --
Denmark: highly taxed and highly content --
Turkey and Morocco: sampling secular Islam --
Europe: not "hard on drugs" or "soft on drugs" ... but smart on drugs --
Mission: understand Iran --
Homecoming.
Other Titles: Travel as a political act
Responsibility: Rick Steves.

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One of the world's most famous travel writer shows how international travel can foster cultural understanding, peace and help individuals tackle their own insecurities and fears.  Read more...

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