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Author Ulko, Alex, author.

Title Uzbekistan / Alex Ulko.

Publication Info. London : Kuperard, [2017]


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Description 1 online resource (168 pages) : illustrations, maps.
text file rda
Series Culture Smart!
Culture smart!
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; About the Author; Contents; Map of Uzbekistan; Introduction; Key Facts; Chapter 1: Land and People; Geography; Climate; The People; Major Cities and Regions; A Brief History; Uzbekistan Today; Government and Politics; The Economy; Relations With the World; Chapter 2: Values and Attitudes; Nationality and Ethnicity; The Urban and Rural Divide; The Family; Hospitality; Community; Secularism and Religion; Attitudes Toward Education; Work Ethic; The Value of Money; Attitudes Toward Authority; Respect for Age.
Attitudes Toward Women Attitudes Toward Homosexuality; Attitudes Toward Time; Status; Chapter 3: Customs and Traditions; Holidays and Festivals; Religious Holidays; Ex-Soviet Holidays; International Festivals; Uzbek Customs and Traditions; Names; Circumcision; Engagements and Weddings; Birthdays; Funerals; Superstitions; Chapter 4: Making Friends; Attitudes Toward Foreigners; Meeting the Uzbeks; Social Life at Work; Topics of Conversation; Invitations Home; Humor; Manners; Taboos; Dating; Chapter 5: Private and Family Life; Housing.
Daily Life and Routine Everyday Shopping; Meals; Children; Education; The Path To Marriage; Military Service; Chapter 6: Time Out; Leisure; Eating Out; Uzbek Cuisine; Drinks; Restaurants; Table Manners; Paying for the Meal; Art, Music, and Theater; Sports; Bazaars; Bargaining; Changing Money; What To See; Chapter 7: Travel, Health, and Safety; Intercity Travel; Local Transportation; Where To Stay; Health; Safety; Chapter 8: Business Briefing; The Business Environment; Regulations; Labor Migration; Business Culture; Corruption.
Meetings Presentations; Negotiations; Contracts; Managing Disagreement; Women In Business; Chapter 9: Communicating; Language; Greetings; Styles and Stereotypes; Body Language; TV and Radio; Newspapers and Magazines; Internet; Telephone; Mail; Conclusion; Further Reading; Index; Acknowledgments.
Subject Uzbekistan -- Guidebooks.
Uzbekistan -- Description and travel.
Uzbekistan -- Social life and customs.
TRAVEL -- Asia -- General.
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Travel. (OCoLC)fst01155558
Uzbekistan. (OCoLC)fst01260657
Genre/Form Guidebooks.
Guidebooks. (OCoLC)fst01423871
Spine Title Uzbekistan : the essential guide to customs & culture
Other Form: Print version: Ulko, Alexey. Uzbekistan. London : Kuperard, an imprint of Bravo Ltd., [2017] 1857338529 (OCoLC)953222783
ISBN 9781787029972 (electronic bk.)
1787029972 (electronic bk.)
9781787029989 (electronic bk.)
1787029980 (electronic bk.)
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