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Tunisia - Culture Smart!
Tunisia - Culture Smart!

Tunisia - Culture Smart!

The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Culture Smart!

TRAVEL

168 Pages, 4.25 x 6.75

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, Mobipocket, PDF

EPUB, $9.95 (CA $12.95) (US $9.95)

Publication Date: March 2009

ISBN 9781857336191

Rights: WOR

Kuperard (Mar 2009)

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Overview

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

Reviews

"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

Author Biography

Gerald Zarr is an American writer and consultant on international development. He was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, and graduated from Clark University with high honors in international relations. He earned his JD at New York University School of Law. He then practiced law with the international law firm of Shearman & Sterling, and taught law in Liberia and at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. As a senior diplomat in the US Foreign Service, he lived in Pakistan, Tunisia, Ghana, Egypt, Haiti, and Bulgaria for more than twenty years. Since retiring from the Foreign Service in 1995, Gerald Zarr has worked as an international consultant in Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and the Middle East. His articles have appeared in the International Herald Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, and other publications. As an enrichment lecturer for various cruise lines, he also speaks on historical and cultural topics on Baltic, Mediterranean, Black Sea, Caribbean, Indian Ocean, and Pacific cruises.

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