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The Resource Culture shock!, Taiwan, Chris and Ling-li Bates

Culture shock!, Taiwan, Chris and Ling-li Bates

Label
Culture shock!, Taiwan
Title
Culture shock!
Title part
Taiwan
Statement of responsibility
Chris and Ling-li Bates
Title variation
Taiwan
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
OQX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bates, Christopher
Dewey number
951.249
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS799.4
LC item number
.B38 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bates, Ling-li
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Etiquette
  • Culture shock
  • Taiwan
Label
Culture shock!, Taiwan, Chris and Ling-li Bates
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A guide to customs and etiquette"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-287) 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
  • Introduction -- Note -- Dedication -- Map of Taiwan -- 1. First impressions -- First impressions today -- 2. The History of the first "little tiger" -- Early settlers -- The Chinese -- The Europeans arrive -- Japanese colonialisation -- Uncle Sam's turn -- Taiwan on its own -- The Weight of tradition -- Confucianism -- Buddhism -- Taoism -- Animism and other spirits -- 3. The Taiwanese -- Face : give and you shall receive -- Ren qing wei -- the key to your happiness -- The Taoist world view and its influence on the Taiwanese -- Medicine and health -- Martial arts and longevity exercise -- Geomancy -- 4. Socialising with the locals -- How are the Taiwanese perceived? -- How do Taiwanese perceive foreigners? -- The Invisible man -- Relations with Ang Mos -- Low and high context communication -- Rites of passage -- Relationships -- The House visit -- 5. Settling in -- Visas -- Resting your head -- Surviving your first impressions -- Accomodation -- Getting domestic help -- Banking and money matters -- Shopping -- The Art of bargaining -- Groceries -- Clothes -- Convenience stores and banking -- The Three M's -- Transportation -- Navigation -- Public facilities and associations -- Staying healthy and handling emergencies -- Health -- Child safety -- Crime -- Forces of nature
  • 6. Cuisine of Ilha Formosa -- The Meals of the day -- Regional styles -- The Bizarre, the macho and the illegal -- Tea time -- Dining out -- Banquets -- 7. Enjoying Taiwan -- Entertainment -- Festivals and holidays -- Hobbies to enjoy -- The Sights and must-sees of the Ilha Formosa -- Getting out of Taiwan -- 8. Language -- Mandarin -- Taiwanese -- What to learn? -- Ways to learn -- The Written word -- Names -- 9. Business -- the meaning of life -- The Economy of Taiwan -- Land of the entrepreneur -- All in the family -- An Appointment with a typical Taiwanese company -- Networking Taiwanese-style -- Managing Taiwanese staff -- Business safe guards -- Business socialising and entertainment -- 10. Taiwan at a glance -- Famous people -- Places of interest -- Culture quiz -- Do's and don'ts -- Glossary -- Resource guide -- Further reading -- About the authors -- Index
Control code
ocm62428228
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 292 pages
Isbn
9781558689404
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)62428228
Label
Culture shock!, Taiwan, Chris and Ling-li Bates
Publication
Note
"A guide to customs and etiquette"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-287) 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
  • Introduction -- Note -- Dedication -- Map of Taiwan -- 1. First impressions -- First impressions today -- 2. The History of the first "little tiger" -- Early settlers -- The Chinese -- The Europeans arrive -- Japanese colonialisation -- Uncle Sam's turn -- Taiwan on its own -- The Weight of tradition -- Confucianism -- Buddhism -- Taoism -- Animism and other spirits -- 3. The Taiwanese -- Face : give and you shall receive -- Ren qing wei -- the key to your happiness -- The Taoist world view and its influence on the Taiwanese -- Medicine and health -- Martial arts and longevity exercise -- Geomancy -- 4. Socialising with the locals -- How are the Taiwanese perceived? -- How do Taiwanese perceive foreigners? -- The Invisible man -- Relations with Ang Mos -- Low and high context communication -- Rites of passage -- Relationships -- The House visit -- 5. Settling in -- Visas -- Resting your head -- Surviving your first impressions -- Accomodation -- Getting domestic help -- Banking and money matters -- Shopping -- The Art of bargaining -- Groceries -- Clothes -- Convenience stores and banking -- The Three M's -- Transportation -- Navigation -- Public facilities and associations -- Staying healthy and handling emergencies -- Health -- Child safety -- Crime -- Forces of nature
  • 6. Cuisine of Ilha Formosa -- The Meals of the day -- Regional styles -- The Bizarre, the macho and the illegal -- Tea time -- Dining out -- Banquets -- 7. Enjoying Taiwan -- Entertainment -- Festivals and holidays -- Hobbies to enjoy -- The Sights and must-sees of the Ilha Formosa -- Getting out of Taiwan -- 8. Language -- Mandarin -- Taiwanese -- What to learn? -- Ways to learn -- The Written word -- Names -- 9. Business -- the meaning of life -- The Economy of Taiwan -- Land of the entrepreneur -- All in the family -- An Appointment with a typical Taiwanese company -- Networking Taiwanese-style -- Managing Taiwanese staff -- Business safe guards -- Business socialising and entertainment -- 10. Taiwan at a glance -- Famous people -- Places of interest -- Culture quiz -- Do's and don'ts -- Glossary -- Resource guide -- Further reading -- About the authors -- Index
Control code
ocm62428228
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 292 pages
Isbn
9781558689404
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)62428228

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