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This is an ideal introduction to the Chinese language and culture for business people, students, and travelers. It sheds light on the character and personality of the Chinese by examining the meaning, historical significance, and use of more than 300 Chinese expressions. This practical guide will help readers anticipate Chinese behavior and avoid cultural faux pas.

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Boyé Lafayette De Mente is a renowned sinologist and has written many books on language and culture.

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ISBN:
9780658010781
Author:
De Mente, Boye Lafayette
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
De Bromhead, Toni
Author:
de Jong, Wilma
Author:
De, Gruyter Werner
Author:
de Servigny, Arnaud
Author:
De Mente, Boye
Author:
De Souza, Chris
Author:
De
Author:
De, Back Alan
Author:
de Palma, Paul
Author:
De Neufville, Richard
Location:
Chicago
Subject:
Chinese
Subject:
China
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Chinese language
Subject:
Chine
Subject:
Chinois
Subject:
China Social life and customs Terminology.
Subject:
Chinese language -- Terms and phrases.
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series Volume:
00053
Publication Date:
September 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
8.66x6.00x1.37 in. 1.59 lbs.

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