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Japanese etiquette for gaijin

Sue Hilditch

Japanese etiquette for gaijin

by Sue Hilditch

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Published by Japanese Culture & Communications in Auckland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Etiquette -- Japan.,
    • Japan -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Pages 141-144 left blank for notes.

      StatementSue Hilditch.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBJ2007.J3 H55 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL293074M
      ISBN 100473035057
      LC Control Number97198334
      OCLC/WorldCa39985476

        ETIQUETTE GUIDE TO JAPAN BOOK REVIEW. About the Writer. Boyé Lafayette De Mente was an American author, journalist and adventurer who wrote more than books mainly related to the culture of Japan and the Japanese language. Actually, he wrote the FIRST EVER books on the Japanese way of doing business and introduced the now commonly used Japanese terms wa, .   Foreign devils. I am married to a Japanese citizen and my wife and I find it offensive when people use “gaijin.” A manager at a job interview was talking to my wife in Japanese and used the.

      An alternative look at Japanese life, history and culture. Your Rough Guide or Lonely Planet book can tell you where to stay or what to see, but how do you really get under the skin of Japan? In this book, long-term Japan resident Ben Stevens explores the serious and the frivolous, the history and the obsessions of a fascinating nation/5(22).   A Gaijin's Guide to Japan: An alternative look at Japanese life, history and culture - Ebook written by Ben Stevens. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read A Gaijin's Guide to Japan: An alternative look at Japanese life, history and culture/5(18).

        Save yourself possible embarrassment with Etiquette Guide to Japan. An inside look at Japanese social graces, it answers all the questions of the thoughtful traveler. Extensive, specific information on Japanese business etiquette assists readers traveling to Japan for business/5(). “Just study Japanese etiquette for the next thirty years, speak through a ventriloquist, and wear a paper bag over your head” The only way for a foreigner can fit in in Japan, according to Karin Muller’s Asian Studies professor, Japanland pg x “Chicken Namban [is] .


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