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Zambia - Culture Smart!
Zambia - Culture Smart!

Zambia - Culture Smart!

The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Culture Smart!


168 Pages, 4.25 x 6.75

Formats: Trade Paper, Mobipocket, PDF, EPUB

Trade Paper, $11.99 (US $11.99) (CA $15.99)

Publication Date: June 2018

ISBN 9781857338775

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

Kuperard (Jun 2018)


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Offering invaluable information and illustrations to help travelers understand a country’s people and avoid cultural faux pas

More than an overview of the colorful sights and sounds, these easy-to-follow chapters paint a vivid picture of the psyche of a people who have been shaped by their geography and history, and who are notable for their warmth, outgoing nature, and zest for life. In this large, landlocked country named after the mighty Zambezi River, the “real Africa” of old mixes comfortably with the new. Mineral-rich, with vast untapped agricultural, water, energy, and human potential, Zambia sits on the investor’s leader board for Africa. David Livingstone, the Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba—such magical names, together with the spectacular wealth of bird and wildlife make Zambia the upscale safari destination of choice. A nation made up of more than 70  ethnic groups, Zambia has moved through diverse tribal histories, European colonization, socialist philosophy and rhetoric, and, finally, a gung-ho charge into multiparty capitalism.


"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

"Offer glimpses into the psyche of a faraway world." —The New York Times

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

"As useful as they are entertaining." —Easy Jet Magazine

Author Biography

Andrew Loryman lived and taught in Zambia for 20 years, working in mission, government, private and mine schools. Formerly the national coach for the Zambia men’s volleyball team, he has spent time in every province in the country.