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Central Asia: A Global Studies Handbook

SANTA BARBARA: ABC-CLIO, 2005 467 PAGES, HARDBACK, ISBN 1-85109-656-6 Most Americans know little about the vast area called Central Asia. Today it has been arbitrarily redefined as five countries: Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, and Tajikistan. Yet, historically, culturally, geographically, and politically, much links this region that further confounds those who want to study about these five countries. Created by Reuel Hanks, Central Asia: A Global Studies Handbook has se...

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The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia

Teachers of world history, geography, and culture have a remarkable opportunity to participate in seminars and study tours with the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA).  In addition to learning a great deal and becoming better equipped to teach about Asia with confidence and enthusiasm, those who complete these seminars earn points toward professional development, and receive both in-service credits and a stipend when they have completed the seminar. In some cases, teachers can e...