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  • Japan: A Guide to Traditions, Customs and Etiquette by Boye Lafayette De Mente
    Japan: A Guide to Traditions, Customs and Etiquette (English, Paperback) Boye Lafayette De Mente, Geoff Botting

    In Japan: A Guide to Traditions, Customs and Etiquette veteran Japanologist Boye Lafayette De Mente unlocks the mysteries of Kata the cultural forms that shape and define Japanese attitudes, behavior and character.

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  • Survival Chinese Phrasebook & Dictionary by Boye Lafayette De Mente
    Survival Chinese Phrasebook & Dictionary (English, Paperback) Boye Lafayette De Mente

    A handy Mandarin Chinese phrasebook and guide to the Chinese language, Survival Chinese contains basic vocabulary necessary for getting around....

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  • Etiquette Guide to Japan by Boye Lafayette De Mente
    Etiquette Guide to Japan (English, Paperback) Boye Lafayette De Mente, Geoff Botting

    Farewell to faux pas!...

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  • Ninjutsu by Donn F. Draeger
    Ninjutsu (English, Paperback) Donn F. Draeger

    Master of espionage and assassination, stealth and concealment, the ninja's ability to move swiftly and silently gave rise to the popular legends of amazing exploits and invincibility. This book aims to reveal the secret tactics, exotic weapons, tricks, and disguises that earned the ninja a reputation as history's most feared secret agents.

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  • The Chinese Way in Business by Boye Lafayette De Mente
    The Chinese Way in Business (English, Paperback) Boye Lafayette De Mente

    Explains to Westerners the Chinese philosophy of doing business and how to build business relationships with the Chinese, looking at the historical factors and qualities that determine how the Chinese do business today.

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  • Japan by Boye Lafayette De Mente
    Japan (English, Paperback) Boye Lafayette De Mente

    This is a definitive description of the fundamental changes that have taken place in the way the Japanese do business since the meltdown that began in the late 1980s and early 1990s, with specific guidelines for understanding and dealing with the changes.It covers the Western practices that have been adopted by Japanese companies in conjunction with the core traditional culture values and behavior...

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  • America's Famous Hopi Indians! by Boye Lafayette De Mente
    America's Famous Hopi Indians! (English, Paperback) Boye Lafayette De Mente

    The oral history of Arizona's Hopi Indian tribe tells them that they were the first human beings to inhabit the North and South American continents and that they arrived aboard large rafts, island-hopping across the Pacific Ocean...not by the land bridge that once connected Alaska and Siberia.The details of their arrival, splitting up into groups and going in different directions to populate the...

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  • Insights & Insults! by Boye Lafayette De Mente
    Insights & Insults! (English, Paperback) Boye Lafayette De Mente

    AMERICA'S FALL FROM GRACE! / QUOTES YOU MAY WANT TO USE!This handbook distills into quotable comments the more obvious faults, failures, idiosyncrasies and occasional flashes of wisdom displayed by humanity?an incredibly mixed bag of ignorance, willful stupidity, intelligence and accomplishment that boggles the mind. Topics covered in the handbook cover boys, business, businesspeople,...

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  • The Kata Factor - Japan's Secret Weapon! by Boye Lafayette De Mente
    The Kata Factor - Japan's Secret Weapon! (English, Paperback) Boye Lafayette De Mente

    Kata [kah-tah], which translates as ?form, process, way of doing things,? is the Rosetta stone of Japan's traditional culture ? the key that unlocked both the mystery and the mystique associated with how the Japanese did business and conducted their personal and professional affairs. Expressed another way, kata were the cultural molds that created and controlled the traditional behavior of the...

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  • The Chinese Have a Word for It by Boye Lafayette De Mente
    The Chinese Have a Word for It (English, Paperback) Boye Lafayette De Mente

    Provides an introduction to the Chinese language and culture for business people, students, and travelers. This book sheds light on the character and personality of the Chinese by examining the meaning, historical significance, and use of more than 300 Chinese expressions. It helps readers anticipate Chinese behavior and avoid cultural faux pas.

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  • Japan Weird & Wonderful Things You Should Know! by Boye Lafayette De Mente
    Japan Weird & Wonderful Things You Should Know! (English, Paperback) Boye Lafayette De Mente

    This book describes customs that reveal the mindset of present-day Japanese, providing a fascinating look at how they think and why they think and behave the way they do. These things include historical events, their ?kata-based? business practices, male-female relationships, nighttime entertainment trades and other forms of recreation from sightseeing to the imaginative use of high-tech devices....

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  • Japan a New Way of Getting the Most Out of a Japan Experience! by Boye Lafayette De Mente
    Japan a New Way of Getting the Most Out of a Japan Experience! (English, Paperback) Boye Lafayette De Mente, Demetra Dement

    A Different Way of Viewing and Doing Japan!Most people who visit Japan as tourists are kept on a pre-set course that takes them to and by a variety of attractions, limiting their experiences to a small sampling of the diversity and richness that make up the essence of life in Japan. The depth and breadth of the whole Japan experience is, in fact, incredible and cannot be packaged into several...

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  • The Mexican Mind! by Boye Lafayette De Mente
    The Mexican Mind! (English, Paperback) Boye Lafayette De Mente

    Author Boyé Lafayette De Mente [known internationally known for his books on the business practices, customs and languages of China, Japan, Korea and Mexico] asserts that most people are ignorant of the amazing cultural heritage and character of the Mexican people. He says that when most people think of great cultural accomplishments they think of Europe and when they think of the exotic and...

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  • The Incredible Power of Serendipity! by Boye Lafayette De Mente
    The Incredible Power of Serendipity! (English, Paperback) Boye Lafayette De Mente

    How Serendipity Shaped the Lifeof Author Boyé Lafayette De MenteThis is the personal memoir of author Boyé Lafayette De Mente, the 4th of ten children born to poor parents in an isolated valley in the Ozark Hills of southeast Missouri, and raised during the Great Depression of the 1930s.He went on to have a remarkable life which he attributes to the incredible power of serendipity. As editor...

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  • Japan Aspects of a Unique Culture That Attracts Foreigners by Boye Lafayette De Mente
    Japan Aspects of a Unique Culture That Attracts Foreigners (English, Paperback) Boye Lafayette De Mente, Demetra Dement

    In one of my cultural-insight books on Mexico [*Why Mexicans Think & Behavethe Way They Do*] I quote a well-known saying, *Como Mexico no haydos!*[There is no other country like Mexico!].This saying is even truer in the case of Japan because Japanesehistory is much longer; its culture is far more distinctive, and the exoticand erotic aspects of Japan are far more fundamental.The* ori*ginal core...

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  • Survival Korean Phrasebook & Dictionary by Boye Lafayette De Mente
    Survival Korean Phrasebook & Dictionary (Multiple languages, Paperback) Boye Lafayette De Mente, Akiko Saito

    A handy Korean phrasebook and guide to the Korean language, Survival Korean contains basic vocabulary necessary for getting around Korea

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  • Korean Mind by Boye Lafayette De Mente
    Korean Mind (English, Paperback) Boye Lafayette De Mente

    Understanding a people and their culture through code words and language.

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  • Survival Japanese by Boye Lafayette De Mente
    Survival Japanese (English, Paperback) Boye Lafayette De Mente

    A handy Japanese phrasebook and guide to the Japanese language, Survival Japanese contains basic vocabulary necessary for traveling in Japan....

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  • Instant Korean by Boye Lafayette De Mente
    Instant Korean (English, Paperback) Boye Lafayette De Mente

    It's amazing how 100 key words and phrases provide instant communication!...

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  • Etiquette Guide to Korea by Boye Lafayette De Mente
    Etiquette Guide to Korea (English, Paperback) Boye Lafayette De Mente, David Lukens

    With Etiquette Guide to Korea, you'll never need to worry about making an embarrassing mistake--this authoritative guide covers everything the courteous traveller needs to know, including the importance of names and how to use them, shaking hands versus bowing, table manners for celebrations and everyday meals, and how to negotiate in Korea

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