Culture Shock! India

Culture Shock! India

A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

Book - 2012
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CultureShock! is a dynamic, indispensable series of guides for travellers who want to truly understand the countries they are visiting, working in or moving to. Each title explains the country's customs, traditions and social and business etiquette in a lively, informative style. CultureShock! authors, all of whom 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 help with language and communication tips on how to get the most out of your travel experience CultureShock! India helps you understand this country that has more than 4,000 separate communities and where over 300 different languages are spoken. Learn to manoeuvre through the structure and varieties of Indian society, and appreciate the traditions and values that bind the people together despite their differences. Peppered with personal anecdotes, this book gives practical advice to avoid cultural misunderstandings as well as tips to facilitate your move to the country, including information on how to find a suitable home, how to get around, what schools and facilities are available for your family and what to expect from the work environment. Complete with delightful chapters on food, entertaining, leisure activities and festivals. CultureShock! India will give you a good feel of the life and activities of the Indian people and help you enjoy your stay in the country.
Publisher: Tarrytown, N.Y. : Marshall Cavendish Editions, c2012.
Edition: 7th ed.
ISBN: 9780761400424
Branch Call Number: 395. 0954 KOL 2012
Characteristics: xiii, 305 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 21 cm.

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