ERIC Number: ED127230
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
A Trip to the People's Republic of China: The Great Adventure.
Enarson, Harold L.
In this report Harold L. Enarson, President of Ohio State University, discusses a three-week study tour of China which he and heads of 11 other universities made in the fall of 1974. The author talks about his anticipations en route to China via Anchorage and Tokyo; shares his first impressions of China during an airport stop in Shanghai; and relates his tour of Peking University, describing the pagoda type buildings and the 50 degree unheated classrooms. He describes his tours of the Great Wall, the Ming Tombs, and a factory where 1300 workers spend eight hours a day, six days a week, producing the famed cloisonne, works of jade, ivory, and filigree. During a visit to the May 7 School located near Peking, the author talks to students (most of whom are in their thirties and forties) about their six-month course which involves them in both hard physical labor--laying brick and farming--and studying. Also described is a visit to the Shenyang factory which produces transformers for the electric power system and for export, and an interview with Teng Hsiao-p'ing, 70-year-old vice-premier of China. The report concludes with a description of the author's visit to a Shanghai school, home, commune and neighborhood organization and with his post-China reflections. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cultural Enrichment, Cultural Exchange, Cultural Traits, Culture Contact, Field Trips, Non Western Civilization, Revolution, Travel
Ohio State University Press, 2070 Neil Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210 ($2.50 paper bound)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus.
Identifiers - Location: China