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NTC's Dictionary of Korea's Business and Cultural Code Words




By bookshelf-xy - Posted on 10 November 2010 - Update on 28 March 2011

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Author: Boye Lafayette De Mente
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional (2004)
Binding: Paperback, pages
Summary:
Although Koreans naturally share many cultural characteristics with the Chinese and the Japanese, they also have a unique character and personality that sets them apart from all other Asians. And although Korean attitudes and behavior may be influenced by the modern world, the Korean mindset is still very much shaped by ancient culture and traditions.In "NTC's Dictionary of Korea's Business and Cultural Code Words", Boye Lafayette De Mente explores the meanings and cultural context of the most important "code words" of the Korean language, terms whose significance goes well beyond their literal definitions. The reader is given insights into the character and personality of the Korean people, providing bridges for communicating and interacting with them.
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