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Cuba - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Cuba - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

by Mandy Macdonald
     
 

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Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will enable you to

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Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will enable you to steer clear of embarrassing gaffes and mistakes, feel confident in unfamiliar situations, and develop trust, friendships, and successful business relationships.
 
Culture Smart! offers illuminating insights into the culture and society of a particular country. It will help you to turn your visit-whether on business or for pleasure-into a memorable and enriching experience. Contents include
 
 
* customs, values, and traditions
* historical, religious, and political background
* life at home
* leisure, social, and cultural life
* eating and drinking
* do's, don'ts, and taboos
* business practices
* communication, spoken and unspoken
 
 
"Culture Smart has come to the rescue of hapless travellers." Sunday Times Travel
 
"... the perfect introduction to the weird, wonderful and downright odd quirks and customs of various countries." Global Travel
 
"...full of fascinating-as well as common-sense-tips to help you avoid embarrassing faux pas." Observer
 
"...as useful as they are entertaining." Easyjet Magazine
 
"...offer glimpses into the psyche of a faraway world." New York Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857335781
Publisher:
Kuperard
Publication date:
09/21/2010
Series:
Culture Smart!
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
359,414
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

MANDY MACDONALD is an Australian writer, researcher, editor, and translator living in Scotland. A graduate of Sydney and Cambridge Universities, she specializes in international affairs with a particular emphasis on Latin American development issues and gender equality. She has lived and worked in Cuba as a translator and has written articles and books on Cuba and Central America.

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