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Hong Kong Unveiled: A journey of discovery through the hidden world of Chinese customs and culture

$14.95

by Clare Baillieu and Betty Hung

Hong Kong Unveiled is an “access all areas” pass into Chinese culture and customs. Though written with a Hong Kong slant, it applies to any Chinese community worldwide.

Invited to a Chinese wedding or business function and don’t know the correct form? This book will lead you through the minefield where an innocent mistake could see you lose your friend or your business connection. Want to change a run of bad luck? Or are your jokes falling flat with your Chinese friends? Find out how and why in this far-ranging book – which also explains how many seemingly strange customs came about.

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Introduction   Mistranslations   At the restaurant

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Description

Invited to a Chinese wedding or business function and don’t know the correct form? This book will lead you through the minefield where an innocent mistake could see you lose your friend or your business connection. Want to change a run of bad luck? Or are your jokes falling flat with your Chinese friends? Find out how and why in this far-ranging book – which also explains how many seemingly strange customs came about.

Additional information

Dimensions 129 x 198 mm
Pages

268

Binding

Paperback

Illustrations

Cartoons by Ming

About the author

Betty Hung is the author of nine books on Chinese language. Clare Baillieu is an expat who has lived in Hong Kong for over 20 years. Together, their different perspectives will enlighten anyone new to Chinese culture.