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Uganda In Depth: A Peace Corps Publication By Peace Corps
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In the 20th century, Uganda went from being perceived internationally as an Eden incarnate—Britain’s “Pearl of Africa”—to being considered the antithesis of Eden,... More > largely because of the extreme actions of post-independence leaders Idi Amin and Milton Obote. Uganda achieved independence from Great Britain in 1962 without any struggle. The British determined a timetable for withdrawal before local groups had organized an effective nationalist movement. Uganda’s political parties emerged in response to impending independence rather than as a means of winning it.< Less
US Peace Corp Handbook By IBPUSA
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US Peace Corp Handbook, structure, activities, strategy, contacts, operations and more
Unofficial Peace Corps Volunteer Handbook By Travis Hellstrom
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Peace Corps may be "the toughest job you'll ever love" but you don't always have to learn that the hard way. This is the handbook we wish someone would have given us, something no one has... More > provided before: a companion handbook that allows you to learn from the experiences of outstanding Volunteers and catalog your own experience from the very beginning of your service. This is a guide and journal in an easy-to-use and easy-to-write-in handbook designed to be with you before you join, while you serve and after you come back from your Peace Corps experience. Proceeds from this handbook go to fund projects led by Peace Corps Volunteers throughout the world.< Less
Unofficial Peace Corps Volunteer Handbook By Travis Hellstrom
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Peace Corps may be "the toughest job you'll ever love" but you don't always have to learn that the hard way. This is the handbook we wish someone would have given us, something no one has... More > provided before: a companion handbook that allows you to learn from the experiences of outstanding Volunteers and catalog your own experience from the very beginning of your service. This is a guide and journal in an easy-to-use and easy-to-write-in handbook designed to be with you before you join, while you serve and after you come back from your Peace Corps experience. Proceeds from this handbook go to fund projects led by Peace Corps Volunteers throughout the world.< Less
Unofficial Peace Corps Volunteer Handbook By Travis Hellstrom
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Peace Corps may be "the toughest job you'll ever love" but you don't always have to learn that the hard way. This is the handbook we wish someone would have given us, something no one has... More > provided before: a companion handbook that allows you to learn from the experiences of outstanding Volunteers and catalog your own experience from the very beginning of your service. This is a guide and journal in an easy-to-use and easy-to-write-in handbook designed to be with you before you join, while you serve and after you come back from your Peace Corps experience. Proceeds from this handbook go to fund projects led by Peace Corps Volunteers throughout the world.< Less
Iran - Stories From the Peace Corps By John Krauskopf
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A collection of 27 stories spanning 5 years of Peace Corps service in Iran in the early years of the Peace Corps in the late 1960s.
Rogue Elephants: A Novel of the Peace Corps By Dan Grossman
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Rogue Elephants, [ALSO AVAILABLE AS PAPERBACK ON THIS PAGE] set in Niger, West Africa, follows the experiences of three Peace Corps volunteers. Contradictory impulses in Adam Goldstein drive plot... More > forward. His desire to help his village is often outmatched by his desire for gratification. For Ed Espada, the success of his service depends on keeping his gay identity under wraps. Ed doesn't have difficulty in this—at least not until his oil executive father pays him a visit with an attractive Nigerian male attendant. Sheryl Johnson was raped one night in the Peace Corps training camp. After medevac to the states, she's discouraged from going back to Niger. Eventually she is allowed to pursue Peace Corps service. Once she returns to Niger she has a difficult time reconciling her past trauma with her desire for intimacy. Novel opens with a journalist investigating the apparent death of volunteer Adam Goldstein. Villagers tell him volunteer’s death was caused by jinn(bush spirits). Sheltering Sky meets Seinfeld.< Less
Duncan Peabloggy: The Peace Corps Chronicles By Duncan Peabody
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A collection of humorous blogs about the experience of Duncan Peabody during his 27 months as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Dominican Republic.
Chadian Diary: A Peace Corps Experience By Norman and Dorothy Kehmeier
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An American couple exchanges US farm life for Peace Corps adventure near Lake Chad in Chad, Africa, in 1978-1979 during civil post independence turmoil in the African Sahel. A journal of the... More > thirteen months in the Peace Corps preparing for and living in Chad. A description of the habits and the traditions of the Islamic Kanembous of Matafo.< Less
Soft Corps By Dan Grossman
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A book of poems centered around my experience as a Peace Corps volunteer in Niger, West Africa. These poems deal with the volunteer experience, the experience of day-to-day village life, and the... More > clash between the two. They are by turns, bawdy, sad, and as surreal as the Peace Corps experience itself. A number of these poems have been published in the following journals; pLopLop, INPOSSE, Five Fingers Review, Flying Island, Bathtub Gin. Others were published in Kilhohertz Country, a chapbook of poems published by GeekSpeak Unique Press--Dan Grossman< Less