Thalia.de

Syria--Culture Smart!

The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

After years of diplomatic isolation Syria is emerging from the cold. Its government is a key Middle Eastern player, and will be a major element of any possible comprehensive Middle Eastern peace deal.

To visit Syria is to become acquainted with one of the most rewarding destinations in the Middle East. Its historic attractions are stunning, and the Syrians are proud and gracious hosts; you can expect to be treated like a person and not just a tourist. Of course, there are always thorns with the roses: Syria's economy is inefficient, and its youth are frustrated; the strong-man political system that has held the country together does not encourage public intellectual life, but nor does it prevent young Syrians from debating with passion in private. The Syrian sense of tradition has preserved some of the bad along with the good, and society remains highly patriarchal. Despite such drawbacks, this is a country that's rich not only in resources, but also, and especially, in its people.

American author Sarah Standish looks at Syria's long history and its present-day political realities. She describes the many subgroups that make up the population as well as what unites all Syrians. She offers practical tips for traveling and on what to expect when conducting business. You'll learn how people communicate with each other, and how you can communicate with them. The Syrians will never stop surprising you: get to know a few, and they will turn the stereotypes inside out several times over.
… weiterlesen
Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Format ePUB i
Kopierschutz Kopiergeschützt (Adobe ID erforderlich) i
Erscheinungsdatum 01.09.2010
Sprache Englisch
EAN 9781857335637
Verlag Kuperard
eBook
10,15
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
nicht lieferbar

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 42506654
    The Road to Little Dribbling
    von Bill Bryson
    eBook
    8,49
  • 38858158
    One River
    von Davis Wade
    eBook
    9,99
  • 26688521
    Down Under
    von Bill Bryson
    eBook
    8,49
  • 35296869
    Kon-Tiki
    von Thor Heyerdahl
    eBook
    6,49
  • 26688546
    Notes From A Small Island
    von Bill Bryson
    eBook
    8,49
  • 46688285
    Berlitz Cruising & Cruise Ships 2017
    von Berlitz Travel
    eBook
    18,69
  • 45778711
    The Little Book of Hygge
    von Meik Wiking
    eBook
    9,49
  • 45778782
    A Year and a Day
    von Isabelle Broom
    eBook
    6,99
  • 43554437
    The White Road
    von Edmund De Waal
    eBook
    9,49
  • 26688523
    A Walk In The Woods
    von Bill Bryson
    eBook
    8,49
  • 30958816
    Yoga School Dropout
    von Lucy Edge
    eBook
    9,49
  • 42943052
    Moon Patagonia
    von Wayne Bernhardson
    eBook
    24,05
  • 33763394
    I Can See in the Dark
    von Karin Fossum
    eBook
    6,99
  • 36364347
    Dominica & St. Lucia Adventure Guide
    von Lynne Sullivan
    eBook
    9,99
  • 38222744
    In an Antique Land
    von Amitav Ghosh
    eBook
    15,49
  • 46688351
    The Ivory Coast
    von Tom Sykes
    eBook
    27,11
  • 39286703
    Walking the Nile
    von Levison Wood
    eBook
    9,99
  • 44940195
    It's on the Meter
    von Johno Ellison
    eBook
    5,49
  • 35958417
    Camping around Western Australia
    eBook
    6,51
  • 42601443
    Full Circle
    von Michael Palin
    eBook
    7,49

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.