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Culture Wise Turkey


The Essential Guide to Culture, Customs & Business Etiquette

Travellers often underestimate the depth of cultural isolation they can face abroad, particularly in a country with a different language. Most newcomers find Turkey a very ‘foreign’ country, despite its western-looking secular society, long history of absorbing different cultures and hundreds of thousands of annual visitors. Not surprisingly, many people find certain aspects of Turkish life alien – and some come unstuck as a result. Culture Wise Turkey will help you understand Turkey and its people, and adapt to the Turkish way of life. Most importantly, it will enable you to quickly feel at home.


Inside you’ll discover:

? how to overcome culture shock

? the historical & political background to modern Turkey

? Turkish attitudes & values – at home and at work

? dos, don’ts & taboos

? how to enjoy yourself the Turkish way

? business & professional etiquette

? Turkey’s spoken & body language

? Getting around Turkey safely

? Shopping the Turkish way


The Culture Wise series of guides is essential reading for visitors who want to understand how a country really works. Whether you’re planning to stay for a few days or a lifetime, they will help you find you feet after arrival, settle in smoothly and integrate into your new surroundings.

            Culture Wise guides reduce the anxiety factor in adapting to a foreign culture; explain how to behave in everyday situations in order to avoid cultural and social gaffes; help you get along with neighbours, make friends and establish lasting business contacts; and enhance your understanding of a country and its people.


Download the PDF Sample now FREE of charge (including the Table of Contents) and see for yourself the wealth of information this book contains.


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Author: Robbi Atilgan
ISBN-10: 1-905303-44-0
ISBN-13: 978-1-905303-44-1
Edition: 1st
Published: 1st May 2009
Number of Pages: 240 Pages
Dimensions: 130mm W x 200mm H
Book Type: Paperback