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andlt;bandgt;Picture yourself in China with this fun, graphic-novel inspired introduction to China, its culture and people!andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Ready to gain insight into Chinese culture in a fascinating way? This comprehensive introduction to Chinese culture lets you peer into what makes China uniqueand#8212;its people. Firsthand tips, background info, and illustrations give you graphic impressions of the real China, and allow you to get a feel for not only what it's like, but how to survive the cultural differences. You'll find out about:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt;Major influences and historical events that guide Chinese behaviorandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Key concepts crucial to interacting with Chinese peopleandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Social idiosyncrasies that surprise most Westernersandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Dealing with culture shock in Chinaandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Peculiarities of Chinese business cultureandlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;In andlt;iandgt;It's All Chinese to Meandlt;/iandgt;, you'll find the core insights to help demystify Chinese culture for Westerners.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;"Offers a balanced view of China's cultural strengths and weaknesses and should be required reading for international travelers. Highly recommended."and#8212;andlt;iandgt;Midwest Book Reviewandlt;/iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;"An excellent job of illustrating many of the common issues people may encounter while in China. Bravo!"and#8212;Mark Rowswell, AKA Dashan, performer and cultural ambassadorandlt;/bandgt;

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"Offers a balanced view of China's cultural strengths and weaknesses and should be required reading for international travelers. Highly recommended."—James A. Cox, Midwest Book Review

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Ready to gain insight into China in a fascinating way? It's All Chinese to Me is a comprehensive overview of Chinese culture that allows you to peer into what makes the Chinese people tick.

Firsthand tips, insights and fun cartoon-like illustrations give you graphic impressions of the real China, and allow you to get a feel not only for what it's like, but how to survive the cultural differences. Covering everything from major influences and historical events that guide Chinese behavior to social idiosyncrasies that surprise most Westerners, It's All Chinese to Me helps demystify Chinese culture for Westerners.

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Ready to gain insight into China in a fascinating way? andlt;iandgt;It's All Chinese to Meandlt;/iandgt; is a comprehensive overview of Chinese culture that allows you to peer into what makes the Chinese people tick.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Firsthand tips, insights and fun cartoon-like illustrations give you graphic impressions of the real China, and allow you to get a feel not only for what it's like, but how to survive the cultural differences. Covering everything from major influences and historical events that guide Chinese behavior to social idiosyncrasies that surprise most Westerners, andlt;iandgt;It's All Chinese to Meandlt;/iandgt; helps demystify Chinese culture for Westerners.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Pierre Ostrowskiandlt;/bandgt; studied Chinese at Providence University in Taichung, Taiwan, and has traveled to over twenty Asian countries.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Gwen Pennerandlt;/bandgt;, the recipient of numerous awards in painting, drawing and printmaking, has spent years living in Asia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804840798
Author:
Ostrowski, Pierre
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Author:
Penner, Gwen
Subject:
Business Etiquette
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
China Social life and customs.
Subject:
National characteristics, chinese
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Subject:
Ethnic Studies
Subject:
chinese culture; chinese history; history of china; chinese traditions; chinese etiquette
Subject:
chinese culture; chinese history; history of china; chinese traditions; chinese etiquette; chinese culture books; chinese culture etiquette; chinese culture and history; china travel; chinese travel; travel to china
Subject:
chinese culture ; chinese history ; history of china
Subject:
chinese culture books ; chinese culture etiquette ; chinese culture and history ;
Subject:
travel to china
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
over 230 bandamp;w illus andamp; cartoon
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 13 oz

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Business » General
Business » Management
History and Social Science » Anthropology » Cultural Anthropology
History and Social Science » Intercultural Communications » Culture Specific
History and Social Science » Sociology » General
Travel » Asia » China

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"Offers a balanced view of China's cultural strengths and weaknesses and should be required reading for international travelers. Highly recommended."—James A. Cox, Midwest Book Review
"Synopsis" by , Ready to gain insight into China in a fascinating way? It's All Chinese to Me is a comprehensive overview of Chinese culture that allows you to peer into what makes the Chinese people tick.

Firsthand tips, insights and fun cartoon-like illustrations give you graphic impressions of the real China, and allow you to get a feel not only for what it's like, but how to survive the cultural differences. Covering everything from major influences and historical events that guide Chinese behavior to social idiosyncrasies that surprise most Westerners, It's All Chinese to Me helps demystify Chinese culture for Westerners.

"Synopsis" by , Ready to gain insight into China in a fascinating way? andlt;iandgt;It's All Chinese to Meandlt;/iandgt; is a comprehensive overview of Chinese culture that allows you to peer into what makes the Chinese people tick.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Firsthand tips, insights and fun cartoon-like illustrations give you graphic impressions of the real China, and allow you to get a feel not only for what it's like, but how to survive the cultural differences. Covering everything from major influences and historical events that guide Chinese behavior to social idiosyncrasies that surprise most Westerners, andlt;iandgt;It's All Chinese to Meandlt;/iandgt; helps demystify Chinese culture for Westerners.
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