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EBOOK or KINDLE (China A to Z Everything You Need to Know to Understand Chinese Customs and Culture) ☆ May–lee Chai

Hai and Winberg Chai which covers many things about China The book starts from things that begin with the letter A such as animals from things that begin with the letter A such as animals architecture and ends with things that start with the letter Z such as Zhong Guo the Chinese name for China and Ziyi Zhang one of China s most famous actresses The author s main goalmessage is to tell the reader information of China s most famous actresses The author s main goalmessage is to tell the reader information history about China The author also includes many customs that one should now before visiting China and incidences one should be prepared for before going to China I think this book is very helpful if you plan on visiting China in the future The book tells the reader how to react in many foreign situations Remove your shoes by doorway before entering the living uarters Compliment your hosts living uarters They will refuse the compliment saying Oh no this is really not very good That s simple politeness and the expected Chinese response Whatever you do don t agree with them 254 There are many examples like these that will help prevent awkward or dangerous situations There are also many historical elements in the book There are chapters about different ethnicities in China different Cities political figures wars and cultural things such as music and art The chapter on the Sino Japanese Wars shined a light on a topic of WW2 that often is not covered in US history classes An estimated 33 million Chinese died during the war with Japan Japan was the aggressor yet many Of Its Textbooks And its textbooks and museum at the Yasukuni Shrine refuse to acknowledge this fact The brutality of the Japanese occupation has only been vaguely acknowledged by Japan s leaders There are many other facts and historical events covered in this book This book helps the reader understand China s golden ages and the sad times of imperialism There was also 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 shou. ,


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China A to Z Everything You Need to Know to Understand Chinese Customs and CultureI finished reading this while on a cruise in China While there was some good information in this book I Found That It Was found that it was on advice for creating business relationships in China Still not bad for the tourist if you want some background and history but don t want to be overwhelmed Borrowed from a colleague before my first trip to China Very helpful The sub title of the book is Everything You Need to Know to Understand Chinese Customs and Culture In 292 pages Hahahahahahaha Put the over ambitious subtitle aside before you start reading The subtitle should be like A Few Valuable Nuggets of Information That Might Be Enough to Keep You From Making An Utter Fool of Yourself If You Are Traveling to China This is really just the basics a good way to set goals for further reading and study I appreciated the frank presentation of topics such as gay and lesbian culture and Tibet I really liked the number of films mentioned in the text I have added several to my viewing list I wish there had been similar mentions for novels plays or music It would have been nice to see information about food or cooking A book that would cover the claims of the subtitle would need to be as large as China it s self This little volume is an earnest attempt to help the clueless Westerner My fear is that there is just enough info here to get a person into DEEP trouble This is exactly what it announces itself to be an A Z guide to China and I found it both engaging and informative Inevitably the authors haven t been able to cover their
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in great depth but an overview it can t be faulted and in fact it covers each topic with admirabl A nice introduction to China A good starting point if you re completely new to Chinese culture For my October core book I read China A to Z by May lee 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 etiuette essential for any trip or for anyone wanting to understand this complex country In one hundred brief reader friendly chapters. ,

Chapter on different movies starring famous Chinese actors and actresses After reading this chapter I watched one of these movies with my family and really enjoyed it This book is very useful and I think anyone interested in Chinese history culture or wants to visit China should read this book I also think it is important for people to read this book so that they can distinguish China s distinct culture and have a better understanding about China and its people Many thanks to Penguin Group and Netgalley for the ARC This is an updated version re released in November of 2014 I can t compare this one to the original since I didn t read it but compared with many other introductory user friendly travel guides about mainland Good straight forward guide with helpful tips Not too helpful for tourists I received this book from Netgalley in exchange for a reviewEverything you need to now about China You are going to need a Much Bigger Book For That Task I Have A Great bigger book for that task I have a great for Chinese culture specifically the older stuff and artok and tea but we all now I am obsessed with the leaf So most the books I read are about China from a whole different perspective reading about modern things and travel aspects is pretty interesting I do not think this is an end all travel guide or even general guide to China I think it is a good starting point and a way to provide points to research further For all that it is not everything it says on the tin it still was a good read One good thing about John Dollar kindle reading is I can just highlight things of interest and immediately look them up usually because I want to see pictures and other than a map this book was lacking in pictures I learned some new things especially with regards to modern China which is exactly what I was hoping for with this book. Ld 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 ev.

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