China A to Z: Everything You Need to Know to Understand Chinese Customs and Culture
Publisher: Plume BooksFormat: Paperback
A practical and accessible guide to an ancient but rapidly changing culturePerfect for business and armchair travelers alike, “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 chapters, alphabetized by subject, “China A to Z” introduces a general audience to contemporary Chinese society, as well as its venerable history. Discover:? Why Chinese names are written in reverse order? What to bring when visiting a Chinese household? What the current relationship is between Japan and China? Why you should wrap gifts in red or pink paper, and never send white flowersWith the 2008 Summer Olympics being held in Beijing, thousands of Chinese adoptions occurring each year, and China becoming the fourth most popular international destination, the need for information about this complex country is greater than ever.
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