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Author: Gitanjali Kolanad
Publisher: London : Marshall Cavendish, 2012.
Series: Culture shock!
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 30th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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CultureShock! India helps you understand this country that has more than 4,000 separate communities and where over 300 different languages are spoken. Learn to manoeuvre through the structure and varieties of Indian society, and appreciate the traditions and values that bind the people together despite their differences. Peppered with personal anecdotes, this book gives practical advice to avoid cultural  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gitanjali Kolanad
ISBN: 9780761400424 0761400427
OCLC Number: 759584463
Description: 1 volume : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Culture shock!
Responsibility: by Gitanjali Kolanad.

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CultureShock! India helps you understand this country that has more than 4,000 separate communities and where over 300 different languages are spoken. Learn to manoeuvre through the structure and varieties of Indian society, and appreciate the traditions and values that bind the people together despite their differences. Peppered with personal anecdotes, this book gives practical advice to avoid cultural misunderstandings as well as tips to facilitate your move to the country, including information on how to find a suitable home, how to get around, what schools and facilities are available for your family and what to expect from the work environment. Complete with delightful chapters on food, entertaining, leisure activities and festivals.

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