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The Resource Chile, Caterina Perrone

Chile, Caterina Perrone

Label
Chile
Title
Chile
Statement of responsibility
Caterina Perrone
Title variation
Culture smart! Chile
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chile is a land of contrast and surprise, flanked by the Pacific Ocean on the west, the Andes to the east, the forbidding salt basins of the Atacama Desert to the north--with a verdant Central Valley and Cape Horn at its southern extremity. The Chilean people, too, are surprising: on one hand reserved, family-oriented, Catholic, and conservative; and on the other fun-loving, entrepreneurial, neoliberal, and modern. Their geographical isolation from the rest of the world, their colonial past, and the near 20 years of repression under the military dictatorship of General Pinochet have had a profound influence on their character. Today, traditional Chilean values are being questioned by the younger generation. In fact, the country's position as the Latin American stronghold of Catholicism is being challenged by Chileans of all generations, and pressure has led to unprecedented changes in family and censorship law. Chile is also one of the fastest-growing economies in South America, and thanks to ambitious structural reforms, has sharply reduced its poverty rate in the past few years. Culture Smart! Chile provides vital information on what to expect and how to behave in this complex and dynamic society
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Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
983
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Culture smart!
Target audience
adult
Label
Chile, Caterina Perrone
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The essential guide to customs & culture"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Isbn
9781857338737
System control number
  • (OCoLC)966392664
  • 1705645
  • (OCoLC)ocn966392664
  • 1705645
Label
Chile, Caterina Perrone
Publication
Note
"The essential guide to customs & culture"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Isbn
9781857338737
System control number
  • (OCoLC)966392664
  • 1705645
  • (OCoLC)ocn966392664
  • 1705645

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