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China A to Z: Everything You Need to Know to Understand Chinese Customs and Culture

China A to Z: Everything You Need to Know to Understand Chinese Customs and Culture

by May-Lee Chai, Winberg Chai
     
 

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A practical and accessible guide to an ancient but rapidly changing culture—now revised and updated
 
Perfect for business, pleasure, or armchair travelers, China A to Z explains the customs, culture, and etiquette essential for any trip or for anyone wanting to understand this complex country. In one hundred brief, reader-friendly essays

Overview

A practical and accessible guide to an ancient but rapidly changing culture—now revised and updated
 
Perfect for business, pleasure, or armchair travelers, China A to Z explains the customs, culture, and etiquette essential for any trip or for anyone wanting to understand this complex country. In one hundred brief, reader-friendly essays alphabetized by subject, this  fully revised and updated edition provides a crash course in the etiquette and politics of contemporary China as well as the nation’s geography and venerable history. In it, readers will discover:
 
·        How the recently selected President and his advisors approach global relations
·        Why China is considered the fastest growing market for fashion and luxury goods
·        What you should bring when visiting a Chinese household
·        What’s hot in Chinese art
·        How recent scandals impact Chinese society
 
From architecture and body language to Confucianism and feng shui, China A to Z offers accessible and authoritative information about China.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780698141070
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/25/2014
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
392,179
File size:
4 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

May-lee Chai is the author of six books, including Hapa Girl. She lives in San Francisco.

Winberg Chai is the author and editor of more than twenty books on China, and the executive editor of Asian Affairs: An American Review. He lives in Wyoming.

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