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Titre Uzbekistan / Alexey Ulko.
Auteur Ulko, Alexey, author
Éditeur London : Kuperard, 2017.
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Collection Culture smart!
Culture smart! (London, England)
Sujet anglais National characteristics, Uzbek
Etiquette -- Uzbekistan
Visitors, Foreign -- Uzbekistan -- Life skills guides
Uzbekistan -- Social life and customs
Sujet français Ouzbeks
Savoir-vivre -- Ouzbékistan
Visiteurs étrangers -- Ouzbékistan -- Habiletés de bases -- Guides
Ouzbékistan -- Mœurs et coutumes
Description 168 pages : illustrations, map ; 17 cm.
Note "The essential guide to customs & culture"--Cover.
Bibliographie Includes bibliographical references (page 165) and index.
Résumé "Culture Smart! Uzbekistan will take you beyond the standard descriptions of minarets, kebabs with vodka, embroidered skullcaps, and Soviet-style bureaucracy. It will make you aware of the value systems, attitudes, and behaviors of the different cultural groups in the country, and offer an insider's view of Uzbekistan's fascinating history, national traditions, various cuisines, and cultural scene. It will tell you what the peoples of Uzbekistan are like at home, at play, and in business, and give practical advice on how to behave in different situations so as to make the most out of your visit. Uzbekistan is a land of paradoxes, both enjoyable and surprising for foreign visitors. One of the ex-Soviet Asian republics, it is located in the center of what the British writer Colin Thubron called "the Lost Heart of Asia," a country of deserts, mountains, picturesque oases, green and clean cities, and hospitable people. One of the least-traveled-to tourist destinations in the world, Uzbekistan is famous for its fabulous architectural monuments and the exotic spirit of the Great Silk Road, the ancient trade route connecting East and West, which has left its stamp almost everywhere. At the same time, it is a country of tight government control--a legacy of the Soviet Union and the response to a difficult political context. The Uzbek variety of a post-socialist society combines traditional, Soviet, and modern cultures in a unique and exciting mix. Uzbekistan is a multicultural society where old and revived traditions coexist with modernity. Medieval mosques stand opposite restaurants offering both food and popular music; narrow lanes with adobe houses are now hidden behind wide streets flanked by trees and concrete apartment blocks"--Publisher.
ISBN 9781857338522 (paperback)
Titre au dos Uzbekistan : customs & culture.
Autre titre Culture smart! Uzbekistan
   
   
 
Bibliothèque Note Cote Statut
 BENNY - Adultes - Documentaires    958.7 U  DISPONIBLE
 PIERREFONDS - Adultes - Documentaires    958.7 ULK  DISPONIBLE
 
 
 
   
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