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Japan - Culture Smart!
Japan - Culture Smart!

Japan - Culture Smart!

The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Culture Smart!


200 Pages, 4.25 x 6.75

Formats: Trade Paper, Mobipocket, EPUB, PDF

Trade Paper, $14.99 (US $14.99) (CA $19.99)

Publication Date: March 2021

ISBN 9781787028920

Rights: WOR X IN, PK, NP, BT, BD, LK, & MV

Kuperard (Mar 2021)


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An invaluable guide through modern Japan’s shifting social and cultural maze that will help you avoid the pitfalls of cultural misunderstanding

The exquisite art forms, elegant culture, military prowess, and technological precision of the Japanese have long been the envy of friend and foe alike. Even as Japan adapts to a rapidly changing world, its traditional culture and consensus-based philosophy have proved resilient. Culture Smart! Japan will broaden your perception and understanding of this complex, rich, and dynamic society.


"...the perfect introduction to the weird, wonderful and downright odd quirks and customs of various countries,"

Global Travel

"...offer glimpses into the psyche of a faraway world,"

New York Times

"...full of fascinating, as well as common sense, tips to help you avoid embarrassing faux pas,"


"Culture Smart! has come to the rescue of hapless travellers,"

Sunday Times Travel

" useful as they are entertaining,"

Easy Jet Magazine

Author Biography

Paul Norbury has been closely associated with Japan and Asian Studies as publisher, editor, and author. He is also the author of Culture Smart! Britain.