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A fascinating and comprehensive exploration of Italy

Perfect for everyone from general readers to students to recreational or business travelers, the Teach Yourself World Cultures series explores language, history, art, politics, economics, cuisine, and much more. Each book in the series lists useful addresses, websites, and points of interest. Mixing historical information with travel tips, Teach Yourself World Cultures books are both educational and entertaining.

Teach Yourself World Cultures: Italy provides:

  • A balanced and comprehensive overview of the nation--from geography to political history to the workplace environment of today
  • Valuable information on the people and their customs
  • Practical vocabulary and language tips for the traveler
  • Recipes for common dishes of the region

Synopsis:

Teach Yourself Language, Life, and Culture titles delve into the customs and ways of their featured countries, taking a respectful yet lively point of view. Topics include government, arts, language, work, leisure, education, festivals, and food. Each title explains the role of language in shaping culture and provides practical information for travelers. Find out about traditional Chinese medicine, English fish and chips, the Welsh red dragon, and even Christmas in Japan.

Synopsis:

Both Teach Yourself Portuguese Language, Life, and Culture and Teach Yourself Russian Language, Life, and Culture delve into the customs and ways of their featured countries and their inhabitants, taking a respectful yet lively point of view. Topics include government, arts, language, work, leisure, education, festivals and celebrations, and food. By asking questions such as "What kind of music is native to Russia?" and "What is modern Portuguese art and architecture like?" this series invites readers to examine fascinating aspects of another culture. Each title:
-- Explains the role language plays in shaping culture and society
-- Provides practical information for travelers and students alike
-- Includes glossaries of essential vocabulary and suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter

Product Details

ISBN:
9780658008979
Subtitle:
Italy
Author:
Aust, Derek
Author:
Aust, Derek
Author:
Zollo, Mike
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill McGraw-Hill
Location:
Lincolnwood, Ill.
Subject:
Italian
Subject:
Italy
Subject:
Etiquette
Subject:
History
Subject:
Europe - Italy
Subject:
Italian language
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series:
Teach Yourself...Language, Life, and Culture
Series Volume:
bk. 3
Publication Date:
20040829
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.74x5.10x.70 in. .64 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Teach Yourself Language, Life, and Culture titles delve into the customs and ways of their featured countries, taking a respectful yet lively point of view. Topics include government, arts, language, work, leisure, education, festivals, and food. Each title explains the role of language in shaping culture and provides practical information for travelers. Find out about traditional Chinese medicine, English fish and chips, the Welsh red dragon, and even Christmas in Japan.
"Synopsis" by , Both Teach Yourself Portuguese Language, Life, and Culture and Teach Yourself Russian Language, Life, and Culture delve into the customs and ways of their featured countries and their inhabitants, taking a respectful yet lively point of view. Topics include government, arts, language, work, leisure, education, festivals and celebrations, and food. By asking questions such as "What kind of music is native to Russia?" and "What is modern Portuguese art and architecture like?" this series invites readers to examine fascinating aspects of another culture. Each title:
-- Explains the role language plays in shaping culture and society
-- Provides practical information for travelers and students alike
-- Includes glossaries of essential vocabulary and suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter
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