China A to Z

Everything You Need to Know to Understand Chinese Customs and Culture

May-lee Chai - Author

Winberg Chai - Author

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ISBN 9780452288874 | 304 pages | 25 Sep 2007 | Plume | 8.26 x 5.23in | 18 - AND UP
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A practical and accessible guide to an ancient but rapidly changing culture

Perfect 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 flowers

With 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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