Travel as A Political Act

Travel as A Political Act

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Baker & Taylor
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.

Perseus Publishing

Travel connects people with people. It helps us fit more comfortably and compatibly into a shrinking world. And it inspires creative new solutions to persistent problems facing our nation. We can’t understand our world without experiencing it. Traveling as a Political Act helps us take that first step.

There’s more to travel than good-value hotels, great art, and tasty cuisine. Americans who “travel as a political act” can have the time of their lives and come home smarter—with a better understanding of the interconnectedness of today’s world and just how our nation fits in.

In his new book, acclaimed travel writer Rick Steves explains how to travel more thoughtfully—to any destination. He shares a series of field reports from Europe, Central America, Asia, and the Middle East to show how his travels have shaped his politics and broadened his perspective.

www.ricksteves.com


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.


Publisher: New York : Nation Books, c2009
ISBN: 9781568584355
1568584350
Characteristics: ix, 209 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm

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