ERIC Number: ED190162
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Sep-28
Reference Count: 0
A Ringside Seat at the Revolution; Or, A Year at Pahlavi University, Shiraz, Iran.
Holland, Harold E.
This account of a year as a visiting instructor in the Department of Library Science at Pahlavi University provides descriptions of the university, its faculty, and the 2-year masters degree program in library science, as well as observations on the students in the program. A discussion of some of the advantages and disadvantages of working at foreign universities includes personal impressions of cultural opportunities and differences, historical and cultural sites visited, attitudes of Iranians toward Americans and Europeans, the impact of political unrest and demonstrations, and the cost of living for visiting faculty and their families. (RAA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Missouri Library Association Annual Conference (September 28, 1979). For related documents, see IR 008 715-720.