ISBN 9781426208133,An Uncommon History of Common Courtesy : How Manners Shaped the World

An Uncommon History of Common Courtesy : How Manners Shaped the World

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ISBN 9781426208133
Publisher

National Geographic Society

Publication Year 2011
ISBN-13

ISBN 9781426208133

ISBN-10 1426208138
Binding

Hard Back

Number of Pages 304 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

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With engaging and artfully presented text, including sidebars on media mavens throughout history, social gaffes, and archaic manners, this book is as entertaining as it is informative. Readers delve into cultural similarities and differences through lively passages, colorful photography, and sidebars on unique history. Topics include Courtesies and Greetings, Communication and Correspondence, Dining and Entertaining, Hierarchies and Protocol, Hospitality and Occasions, Amusements and Institutions, Boundaries and Cultural Differences, New Technology and Old Manners. Whether you are planning a trip abroad or just want a fascinating, browsable read, find out what is universal and what is merely a product of one's culture.