Culture Smart! Cambodia: A Quick Guide to Customs and Culture (Paperback)

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Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will enable you to steer clear of embarrassing gaffes and mistakes, feel confident in unfamiliar situations, and develop trust, friendships, and successful business relationships.

Culture Smart! offers illuminating insights into the culture and society of a particular country. It will help you to turn your visit-whether on business or for pleasure-into a memorable and enriching experience. Contents include:

* customs, values, and traditions
* historical, religious, and political background
* life at home
* leisure, social, and cultural life
* eating and drinking
* dos, don'ts, and taboos
* business practices
* communication, spoken and unspoken

"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." Global Travel

"...full of fascinating-as well as common-sense-tips to help you avoid embarrassing faux pas." Observer

"...as useful as they are entertaining." Easyjet Magazine

"...offer glimpses into the psyche of a faraway world." New York Times

About the Author


GRAHAM SAUNDERS is a lecturer in drama at Lancaster University. He is author of 'Love Me or Kill Me': Sarah Kane and the Theatre of Extremes, and has published a number of articles on contemporary British and Irish drama for the journals Contemporary Theatre Review, New Theatre Quarterly, Journal of Beckett Studies and Theatre Research International
REBECCA D'MONTE is senior lecturer in Drama at the University of the West of England. She is co-editor of Literary Visions and Cultural Realities: Female Communities 1660-1800 (Macmillan, 2000) and is currently writing a book on popular women dramatists, 1930-1960.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781857334715
ISBN-10: 185733471X
Publisher: Kuperard
Publication Date: October 7th, 2008
Pages: 168
Language: English