A guide that offers a look at the rich history, culture, and daily lives of Chinese citizens.
This is an easy to read yet highly informative history of ancient China. It is a classic in the field and covers all aspects of ancient Chinese life and culture. From the dynasties of the kings to the occupations and entertainments of the people, including ancient Chinese religions, sports, literature and customs. As well as the politics, geography and wars of this great civilization. It also includes chapters on ancient japan, human sacrifice, ancestor worship, and many interesting but generally unknown facts.
94.Facts and Figures on Xinjiang, China 2014 is a book on development achievements in Xinjiang since 2012, presenting readers with a vibrant, positive, united and progressive Xinjiang. Various aspects of Xinjiang´s social life are detailed in this book, including its administrative partition, population distribution, ethnic groups and religions, manners and customs, natural environment, mineral resources, historical evolution, economy, culture, education, science and technology, transportation, posts and telecommunications, people´s livelihood, ecology and tourism. Adhering to the principle of speaking with facts and numbers, the book unfolds, in an objective and direct manner, Xinjiang´s new outlook and changes with rich statistical data, bringing readers to know the real Xinjiang.
Intriguing glimpses of early 20th-centry Asian farmers´ utilization of waste; methods of irrigation, reforestation, and land reclamation; topics related to waste-free methods of cultivation; plus customs of the common people. 249 illustrations.
Turn East-West Relations Into Win-Win Situations China has more than one billion people. That´s one billion potential customers. China Now is your must-have guide to this exciting world of opportunity, written by a top corporate advisor and a renowned business professor who specialize in East-West business strategy. Together, Mark Lam and John Graham have worked with dozens of Fortune 500 companies and thousands of American and Chinese executives, and now share with you their most successful strategies, tactics, and insights. A comprehensive all-in-one tour of the world´s fastest growing market, China Now is filled with everything you need to know about China´s people, negotiation styles, culture, history, economics, and business dealings. You´ll learn how to plan, where to go, and who to visit for the best results. And, unlike other books on the market, you´ll discover the key differences between various regions and businesses that could make or break the deal. China Now includes: * The best regions to do business * Nonverbal cues and culture-based signals * Important travel, meeting, and personnel tips * Laws and regulations on customs, foreign trade, and investment * Protecting your intellectual property rights Even if you´ve read Sun Tsu´s The Art of War, this book will help you master the art of peaceful negotiations-and establish long-term partnerships that profit everyone involved. The advice you´ll find here is not only invaluable; it´s absolutely essential to the future of your business.
Your Passport to International Business Etiquette The most authoritative and comprehensive text of its kind, Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands, 2nd Edition is your must-have guide to proper international business protocol. With countries such as China and India taking on a more significant role in the global business landscape, you can´t afford not to know the practices, customs, and philosophies of other countries. Now fully revised, updated, and expanded with over sixty country profiles, Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands, 2nd Edition provides invaluable information on how to handle common business interactions with grace, respect, and an appreciation for different cultures.
Since New Practical Chinese Reader was published in 2002, it has been well-received by teachers and learners. For users´ convenience, in this new edition we have revised those we found improper, but have not revised the framework, the texts and the main language points of the textbook. All the reading materials and pictures in the Workbook are updated. This is the second edition of Textbook 1. The book introduces Chinese customs and culture used in daily life by telling some interesting stories of several foreign students living in China and the friendship they developed with their Chinese friends and teachers. The MP3 attached to the book includes all the texts, new words, listening exercises and so on.
I´m Ready to Explore My World is a lovely first introduction to twenty different countries and cultures around the world, specifically for young children. Easy to dip in and out of, it is packed with fascinating facts for children to explore similarities and differences between themselves and others, and develop key geographical knowledge. Content includes famous landmarks, clothing, national dishes, home and school life, climate, customs, and basic geographical information on location in the world, languages spoken and flag. The countries included in the book are: the UK, USA, Canada, Brazil, Spain, France, South Africa, Nigeria, Mexico, China, Australia, Japan, India, Norway, Iceland, Egypt, Russia, Poland, Jamaica and Turkey. Part of Ladybird´s successful I´m Ready... series for children starting school and beyond.