Culture Shock! Japan

Culture Shock! Japan

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! Japan will guide you through the confusion you will inevitably feel when visiting or working in Japan. As with adapting to any new culture, there are numerous things to learn and be aware of. Learn about Japanese culture, the pressure of 'keeping face' and how to bow correctly in two easy steps. Discover the do's and don'ts when dining at someone's home; find out more about Japanese food and learn the art of the Japanese tea ceremony. Also included is practical information to ease your stay. Take note of tips on how to 'bargain' when shopping and what to expect from Japanese herbal medicine. So whether you require information on office etiquette or where to find a hot spring, CultureShock! Japan covers it all, everything to make your cultural transition a pleasurable one.
Publisher: Tarrytown, New York :, Marshall Cavendish Editions,, 2012, ©2012.
Edition: 4th edition.
ISBN: 9780761400431
Branch Call Number: 395. 0952 BRA 2012
Characteristics: xiii, 281 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), map ; 21 cm.


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