Teach Yourself World Cultures

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Author  Helen Gilhooly
Publisher  McGraw-Hill
Publication Date   April 26, 2005
ISBN  0071456244
Pages  256

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Concise, engaging introductions to vibrant civilizations

These new titles in the popular Teach Yourself series cover everything readers would want to know about a foreign culture in a single, easy-to-follow resource. Whether studying for exams or traveling for business or pleasure, readers will learn valuable information about each nation, its languages, its people, their way of life, and what makes them unique.

Each book:

  • Covers history, arts, work, leisure, festivals, food, and government, as well as recent developments in the culture and day-to-day living
  • Offers practical vocabulary and useful phrases
  • Provides “Taking It Further” sections, with useful addresses, websites, and suggested places to visit and things to do
  • Examines the country’s global relations and the possible future
  • Includes tasty regional recipes

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