Reviews: Books, Blogs and Music

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Not just a tourist: Intercultural trainer Joseph Shaules offers advice on embracing the challenges of deep cultural learning.

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Remarkable stories of the unjust reality faced by millions of women around the world and the vast well of untapped potential that these women hold.
Algeria’s Amazigh Kateb is a modern ambassador for trance-inducing Gnawa grooves.
The Mayapuris is a U.S.-based kirtan music group that performs Sanskrit call-and-response chanting originating from West Bengal, India.
 Angelique sings mostly in Beninese languages, but Oyo is essentially a masterpiece of global pop after more than 20 years in the music industry.

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Entrepreneur Emeka Okafor searches for innovative home-grown African ventures in technology and business that could be useful and sustainable in many countries.

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Broken Atlas is the virtual woodshed of Christopher Frey, a Toronto-based writer, editor and filmmaker.

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Sometimes opinionated and always insightful, Ma blogs about political issues, Asian society and the life of an expat in the motherland.

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The compelling squel to Three Cups of Tea by mountaineer-turned-Afghanistan-school-builder, Greg Mortenson.

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Portfolios of the Poor: How the World's Poor Live on $2 a Day examines strategies the world's poor use to make ends meet and the flaws in the financial tools available to them.
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