TITLE

So, do you know where Lhasa is?

AUTHOR(S)
Baldauf, Scott
PUB. DATE
April 1997
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;4/2/97, Vol. 89 Issue 88, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on a report done by the National Research Council (NRC) and released on April 2, 1997, where top geographers are calling for an effort to improve geographical literacy among Americans. Reference to the suggestion to improve adult education in geography in the report; Comments made by Kevin Crowley, an NRC spokesman; Recommendations made by the NRC report entitled `Rediscovering Geography.'
ACCESSION #
9704113919

 

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