Etiquette and Taboos Around the World
A Geographic Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural CustomsBook - 2017
An interesting resource for learning about the cultural differences and characteristics of people across the globe, this encyclopedia covers the "do's" and "don'ts" of a breadth of countries and major ethnic groups. Readers of this one-volume reference will gain useful knowledge of what travelers should and shouldn't do when in countries outside of the United States. After a general introduction, approximately 100 alphabetically arranged entries cover topics such as greeting and meeting, appearance and dress, table manners, body language, social situations and hospitality, verbal communications, business etiquette, religious etiquette, gift-giving, and even "netiquette" regarding social media.
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2017
Characteristics: xx, 373 p. : ill. ; 27 cm