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American ways : a cultural guide to the United States

Author: Gary Althen; Janet Bennett
Publisher: Boston : Intercultural Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Whether you're a foreign student visiting for a semester or a business person visiting for a week, American Ways, Third Edition covers all your basic needs from the trends and customs of day-to-day activities to the more esoteric customs regarding cultural values, politics, education, religion and relationships. In this revised edition, Gary Althen and Janet Bennett have added material that provides the clearest  Read more...
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Althen, Gary.
American ways.
Boston : Intercultural Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011001931
(OCoLC)648921490
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Althen; Janet Bennett
ISBN: 9781931930963 1931930961
OCLC Number: 711004428
Awards: Winner of Marita Houlihan Award 0
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 279 pages)
Contents: Cover; CONTENTS; PREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART I: General Ideas About American Culture; PART II: Specific Aspects of American Life; PART III: Coping with Cultural Differences; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES AND SUGGESTED READINGS; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; INDEX.
Responsibility: Gary Althen with Janet Bennett.

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