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The Resource Encountering the Chinese : a modern country, an ancient culture, Hu Wenzhong, Cornelius l. Grove, and Zhuang Enping

Encountering the Chinese : a modern country, an ancient culture, Hu Wenzhong, Cornelius l. Grove, and Zhuang Enping

Label
Encountering the Chinese : a modern country, an ancient culture
Title
Encountering the Chinese
Title remainder
a modern country, an ancient culture
Statement of responsibility
Hu Wenzhong, Cornelius l. Grove, and Zhuang Enping
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
China is in the midst of unprecedented economic and cultural growth. In the last decade alone, China joined the World Trade Organization, hosted the 2008 Olympics and experienced a remarkable, record-high increase in its foreign currency reserves. As these changes unfold, frequency of contact between the Chinese and Westerners is dramatically increasing in the office, the classroom and the home. With thought-provoking glimpses into history and tradition, Encountering the Chinese provides fundamental information on Chinese cultural norms and values, giving clear context for contemporary social s
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hu, Wenzhong
Dewey number
306.0951
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS721
LC item number
.H71114 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Grove, Cornelius Lee
  • Zhuang, Enping
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National characteristics, Chinese
  • China
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Manners and customs
  • National characteristics, Chinese
  • China
Label
Encountering the Chinese : a modern country, an ancient culture, Hu Wenzhong, Cornelius l. Grove, and Zhuang Enping
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Copyright Page; Title Page; TABLE OF CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; FOREWORD; PREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITION; INTRODUCTION: A BRIEF BACKGROUND TO THE CHINESE WAY OF LIFE; PART I Advice for Westerners Interacting with the Chinese; ONE Chinese Titles and Forms of Address; TWO Greetings, Conversations, and Farewells; THREE Chinese-Style Dining; FOUR Appointments, Visiting, and Time Use; FIVE Chinese Modesty and Humility; SIX Making Friends with the Chinese; SEVEN Education and Training among the Chinese; EIGHT Negotiating and Institutional Decision Making
  • NINE The Concept of "Face" in Chinese-Western InteractionPART II Advice for Westerners Living and Working in the PRC; Living As a Foreign Guest in the People's Republic; Obtaining Personal Assistance; Changing Attitudes to Dress and Self-Decoration; Coping with Time-Use Differences; A Few Suggestions about Queuing; Accepting, Refusing, and Giving Invitations; Lending and Borrowing; Gift Giving among the Chinese; Being Entertained at a Meal; Hosting a Banquet or Other Meal; Problems of Foreign Teachers at Chinese Universities; Interacting with Administrators and Other Faculty
  • A Note about Audience Behavior Outside of ClassroomInteracting with Domestic Employees; Social Aspects of Traveling; Making Use of the Internet; Preparing for Your Final Return to the West; Keeping in Touch after Your Return; The Intercultural Context of Encountering the Chinese; What Are Intercultural Services?; For Additional Reading; Notes; APPENDIX A: GLOSSARY OF CHINESE TERMS; APPENDIX B: CHINESE TITLES AND FORMS OF ADDRESS; RECOMMENDED READINGS; INDEX
Control code
ocn650287523
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxx, 191 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780984247196
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612894220
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 289422
  • 62BBB4DF-E67F-49C2-ADF6-2E022CBD75DF
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o650287523
  • (OCoLC)650287523
Label
Encountering the Chinese : a modern country, an ancient culture, Hu Wenzhong, Cornelius l. Grove, and Zhuang Enping
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Copyright Page; Title Page; TABLE OF CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; FOREWORD; PREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITION; INTRODUCTION: A BRIEF BACKGROUND TO THE CHINESE WAY OF LIFE; PART I Advice for Westerners Interacting with the Chinese; ONE Chinese Titles and Forms of Address; TWO Greetings, Conversations, and Farewells; THREE Chinese-Style Dining; FOUR Appointments, Visiting, and Time Use; FIVE Chinese Modesty and Humility; SIX Making Friends with the Chinese; SEVEN Education and Training among the Chinese; EIGHT Negotiating and Institutional Decision Making
  • NINE The Concept of "Face" in Chinese-Western InteractionPART II Advice for Westerners Living and Working in the PRC; Living As a Foreign Guest in the People's Republic; Obtaining Personal Assistance; Changing Attitudes to Dress and Self-Decoration; Coping with Time-Use Differences; A Few Suggestions about Queuing; Accepting, Refusing, and Giving Invitations; Lending and Borrowing; Gift Giving among the Chinese; Being Entertained at a Meal; Hosting a Banquet or Other Meal; Problems of Foreign Teachers at Chinese Universities; Interacting with Administrators and Other Faculty
  • A Note about Audience Behavior Outside of ClassroomInteracting with Domestic Employees; Social Aspects of Traveling; Making Use of the Internet; Preparing for Your Final Return to the West; Keeping in Touch after Your Return; The Intercultural Context of Encountering the Chinese; What Are Intercultural Services?; For Additional Reading; Notes; APPENDIX A: GLOSSARY OF CHINESE TERMS; APPENDIX B: CHINESE TITLES AND FORMS OF ADDRESS; RECOMMENDED READINGS; INDEX
Control code
ocn650287523
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxx, 191 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780984247196
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612894220
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 289422
  • 62BBB4DF-E67F-49C2-ADF6-2E022CBD75DF
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o650287523
  • (OCoLC)650287523

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