A Survival Guide to Customs and EtiquetteBook - 2012
The CultureShock! series is a dynamic and indispensable range of guides for those travellers who are looking to truly understand the countries they are visiting. Each title explains the customs, traditions, social and business etiquette in a lively and informative style. CultureShock! authors, all of who have experienced the joys and pitfalls of cultural adaptation, are ideally placed to provide warm and informative advice to those who seek to integrate seamlessly into diverse cultures. Each CultureShock! book contains insights into local culture and traditions advice on adapting into the local environment linguistic help, and most importantly how to get the most out of your travel experience CultureShock! Saudi Arabia provides an insight into living and working in a kingdom where Islam governs almost every aspect of life. Uncover the true psyche of the Saudi people - the men clad in their thobes and gutra and women in their abayas - and their unique way of life, a lifestyle which foreigners may find alien and a challenge to cope with. Containing valuable information not only on the practical aspects of settling in, this book will give tips on how best to integrate into Saudi society. Learn about Saudi laws and be aware of what might get you thrown in jail or under the executioner's axe. CultureShock! Saudi Arabia is essential for anyone who wants to fully understand this Islamic country and get the most out of his or her stay in the kingdom.
Publisher: Tarrytown, N.Y. : Marshall Cavendish, c2012.
Edition: 4th ed.
Branch Call Number: 395. 0953 NOR 2012
Characteristics: x, 270 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.), col. map, ports.
Alternative Title: Culture shock! Saudi Arabia