Vietnam - Culture Smart!

A guide offering a look at the fascinating history, culture, and daily lives of Vietnamese.

By Geoffrey Murray Read by Peter Noble Cultural / Nonfiction / Travel English, Unabridged 3h 40m Sell Sheet Also available on
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1 MP3 CDs Tue Jan 26 00:00:00 UTC 2016 9.99 0.00 9781520004846 Add to Cart
3 Audio CDs Tue Jan 26 00:00:00 UTC 2016 19.99 0.00 9781520004723 Add to Cart

Part of the Culture Smart! series.

Description
							Culture Smart! Vietnam outlines the history, culture, and traditions of the  Vietnamese. It explains certain deep-seated attitudes, describes some of the  social and cultural changes now under way, and gives practical advice on what  to expect and how to behave in unfamiliar situations. It aims to help you  discover for yourself the warmth and vast potential of this fascinating country  and its delightful people. They are open and friendly, with a sense of humor  and irony, and frankly curious about the outside world. Kind and generally  helpful toward strangers, they are industrious, shrewd, and determined to  improve their lot. Amidst war and strife throughout their countries history,  the true Vietnamese characteristics of patience and adversity shine through in  this in depth-look at their culture.
Reviews

The cultural guides offer glimpses into the psyche of a faraway world. - New York Times

If you worry about being socially correct, you are likely to find Culture Smart! A genuinely useful guide. - Sunday Times Travel (London)