by Alumni: Travel and leisure
G. Tritt, PhD'59, Swiss Festivals in North America:
A Resource Guide (Masthof Press). Tritt describes festivals
in the U.S. and Canada that celebrate Swiss culture and traditions,
while also acquainting readers with the meaning of many Swiss
M. Wilson, MBA'54, Curious
Customs and Bizarre Beliefs Around the World (Peanut Butter
Publishing); Countries and Cultures of the World, Then and
Now (Professional Press, Inc); and Five Languages Made
Simpler (Professional Press, Inc.). In Curious Customs, Wilson
draws on his travel journals spanning 54 years to report on everything
from home life in Africa to government health plans in Europe.
The three volumes of Countries and Cultures summarize the histories
of more than 120 countries, including their economies, politics,
and education systems. Five Languages provides grammar and vocabulary
in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.