China A to Z: everything you need to know to understand Chinese customs and culture

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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.
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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.
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