The Resource Argentina, Robert Hamwee

Argentina, Robert Hamwee

Label
Argentina
Title
Argentina
Statement of responsibility
Robert Hamwee
Title variation
  • Argentina
  • Argentina customs & culture
  • Argentina customs and culture
  • Culture smart! Argentina
Title variation remainder
the essential guide to customs & culture
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The second-largest country in South America, Argentina has been through great changes in recent years. Its journey from dictatorship to democracy has left many scars, but these are largely eclipsed by the pride and resilience of the Argentinian people, who have developed a style, a language, and a "joie de vivre" that are all their own. The political maelstroms the country has experienced have had a profound effect on its economy, its people, and its relationship with the rest of the world. Despite this, the generosity, warmth, and openness of the Argentinians continue to place Argentina at the top of any list of must-visit countries. Its unique geography provides a plethora of enticing and captivating destinations, from the mesmerizing wonders of the glaciers or the bucolic landscapes of the Andes valleys to the buzz and excitement of Buenos Aires, famous for its nightlife, gastronomy, and cultural life. This new, updated edition of "Culture Smart! Argentina" looks at the attitudes and values of the people today and how they have adapted to the challenges and events over the last decade. From their immense pride in an Argentinian pope, to their passion for football and their constant striving for political and economic stability, this book provides a key to understanding the richness and complexity of Argentinian culture. It focuses on their attitude to life, business, and family to help you adapt to their working style and practices, so that you know how to behave appropriately and what to expect in return. It touches upon how Argentinian identity has been shaped over time and the reasons behind many of the traditions, beliefs, and norms of these complicated but amazing people
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hamwee, Robert
Dewey number
982
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F2810
LC item number
.H36 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Culture smart!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Etiquette
  • National characteristics, Argentine
  • Visitors, Foreign
  • Etiquette
  • Manners and customs
  • National characteristics, Argentine
  • Visitors, Foreign
  • Argentina
  • Argentina
Target audience
adult
Label
Argentina, Robert Hamwee
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 164-165) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Land and people -- Values and attitudes -- Festivals and customs -- Making friends -- Daily life -- Time out -- Travel, health, and safety -- Business briefing -- Communicating
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
168 pages
Isbn
9781857337051
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 color map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891609048
  • 1581264
  • (OCoLC)ocn891609048
  • 1581264
Label
Argentina, Robert Hamwee
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 164-165) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Land and people -- Values and attitudes -- Festivals and customs -- Making friends -- Daily life -- Time out -- Travel, health, and safety -- Business briefing -- Communicating
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
168 pages
Isbn
9781857337051
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 color map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891609048
  • 1581264
  • (OCoLC)ocn891609048
  • 1581264

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