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Author: James Hoare
Publisher: London : Kuperard, [2012]
Series: Culture smart!
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Rev. and updated edition]View all editions and formats
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JAMES HOARE spent over thirty years in the British Diplomatic Service, with postings to Seoul and Beijing. His last job was Chargé DʹAffaires in Pyongyang, North Korea, where he established the British Embassy. Since retirement, he has become a regular radio and television commentator on Korea, and he also teaches at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. He has written numerous books and articles  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Hoare
ISBN: 9781857336696 1857336690
OCLC Number: 805020340
Notes: "The essential guide to customs & culture"--Cover.
Description: 168 pages : illustrations, map ; 17 cm.
Contents: Land and people --
Values and attitudes --
Beliefs, customs and taboos --
The Koreans at home --
Food and drink --
Time out --
Traveling --
Business briefing --
Communicating.
Series Title: Culture smart!
Responsibility: James Hoare.

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Culture Smart! Korea explains how to avoid cultural gaffes when out and about in the country. Giving the historical, political and cultural background, the guide reveals how to read body language and  Read more...

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Culture Smart! has come to the rescue of hapless travellers, Sunday Times Travel - ...the perfect introduction to the weird, wonderful and downright odd quirks and customs of various countries, Read more...

 
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