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AMAZING ARIZONA - Fascinating Facts, Legends & Tall Tails!
     

AMAZING ARIZONA - Fascinating Facts, Legends & Tall Tails!

by Boye De Mente
 
Over 100 articles and essays on the geography, geology, history, first inhabitants [Indians], first white men, first Americans, and profiles of the colorful adventurers and mountain men who helped make Ariona a state. A fascinating read for residents and would-be visitors alike.

Overview

Over 100 articles and essays on the geography, geology, history, first inhabitants [Indians], first white men, first Americans, and profiles of the colorful adventurers and mountain men who helped make Ariona a state. A fascinating read for residents and would-be visitors alike.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012280749
Publisher:
Phoenix Books / Publishers
Publication date:
02/13/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
90 KB

Meet the Author

Boyé Lafayette De Mente has been involved with Japan, China, Korea and Mexico since the late 1940s as a member of a U.S. intelligence agency, student, journalist, editor and author working out of Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mexico City. He is a graduate of Jochi University in Tokyo, and The American Institute for Foreign Trade (in 1953), now Thunderbird School of Global Management, in Glendale, Arizona, USA.

De Mente wrote the first ever books on the Japanese way of doing business (Japanese Etiquette and Ethics in Business in 1959 and How to Do Business in Japan in 1962), and was the first to introduce the now commonly used Japanese terms wa, nemawashi, kaizen, tatemae-honne, shibui, sabi and wabi to the outside business world!

His 70-plus other books run the gamut from language learning to the night-time "pink" trades in Japan, the role of bars, cabarets and geisha houses in business, the sensual nature of Oriental cultures, male-female relations, and understanding and coping with the Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Mexican mindset in business and social situations.

He has also written extensively about the manners and morals of Americans. His latest book: CULTURAL FAILURES THAT ARE DESTROYING THE AMERICAN DREAM!

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