China A to Z

China A to Z

Everything You Need to Know to Understand Chinese Customs and Culture

Book - 2014 | 2015 edition
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A practical and accessible guide to an ancient but rapidly changing culture--now revised and updated

Perfect for business, pleasure, or armchair travelers, China A to Z explains the customs, culture, and etiquette essential for any trip or for anyone wanting to understand this complex country. In one hundred brief, reader-friendly essays alphabetized by subject, this fully revised and updated edition provides a crash course in the etiquette and politics of contemporary China as well as the nation's geography and venerable history. In it, readers will discover:

· How the recently selected President and his advisors approach global relations
· Why China is considered the fastest growing market for fashion and luxury goods
· What you should bring when visiting a Chinese household
· What's hot in Chinese art
· How recent scandals impact Chinese society

From architecture and body language to Confucianism and feng shui, China A to Z offers accessible and authoritative information about China.
Publisher: New York, New York : A Plume Book, 2014
Edition: 2015 edition
ISBN: 9780142180846 pbk
014218084X pbk
Branch Call Number: 951 CHA 2015
Characteristics: xii, 320 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Chai, Winberg - Author

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windy1903
Aug 02, 2010

Very informative book for someone planning to travel to China, or just those who wish to know more about Chinese people and their customs.

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