Cuba - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide To Customs & Culture by Mandy MacdonaldCuba - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide To Customs & Culture by Mandy Macdonald

Cuba - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide To Customs & Culture

byMandy Macdonald

Paperback | October 1, 2006

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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
Mandy Macdonald is an Australian writer, researcher, editor, and translator living in Scotland. A graduate of Sydney and Cambridge Universities, she specializes in international affairs with a particular emphasis on Latin American development issues and gender equality. She has lived and worked in Cuba as a translator and has written a...
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Title:Cuba - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide To Customs & CultureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 6.75 × 4.25 × 0.53 inPublished:October 1, 2006Publisher:KuperardLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1857333381

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really really want to visit Cuba! For some strange reason, we have booked two times to visit Cuba and both times something major happened. One being the death of my father :-( So I have never been. But this little book is one that i will take with me on my trip when I DO get to go in the future. So, hether you are an armchair traveller or you actually wish to visit the country, you should consider this book. Fascinating factual book, illustrations, customs, food etc. Also things to avoid, best time of year to go and usually some language expressions. Not a big book either, fits nicely into your purse or bag.
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"Culture Smart has come to the rescue of hapless travellers." —Sunday Times Travel