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Unifying Differences Across Borders
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 35,270. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
This reading will explore Culture Shock and Reverse Culture Shock; helping in detecting the symptoms, and walking through a series of steps for the purpose of overcoming the obstacles that may be felt at different stages. By using personal examples, concepts, and models, travelers will be able to overcome challenging situations and lead them to becoming a multicultural individual.
Lost Among the Baining: Adventure, Marriage, and Other Fieldwork
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,780. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In this wry travel memoir, a fiasco of an anthropological field trip leaves the writer and her husband haunted by the Baining of New Guinea, a people who upend Western theories as well as the couple's young lives. Years later, they return to the jungle to make peace with this very different culture and their youthful past.
Living Abroad: How to handle culture shock, foreign affairs, third culture kids, frequent travel, and other issues of expatriate living
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017 by Top Floor Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » International business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Human resource management
The challenges of living in a foreign country don't begin and end with culture shock. Expatriates face unique pressures and problems, often difficult to anticipate and a challenge to overcome, affecting relationships, children and career. Whether you plan to move, or you've lived abroad 20 years, Living Abroad prepares you to avoid those pitfalls and remedy the problems of life away from home.
Jasmin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,040. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Coming of age
As a white blossom unfolds in the shade, so a young girl with a floral name, Jasmin emerges unscathed by the overshadowing drama of WWII. The American soldiers patrolling the suburban streets in Germany, address the child as “Blondie” while giving goodies to her. Jasmin, now a teenager, spends her apprenticeship years in the Rhine river valley where the famous Riesling grapes are harvested...
The International Student's Guide to Studying in the United States
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,710. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Graduate School Guides, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This guide addresses the broad range of questions international students ask about the U.S., with information on everything from what to pack for the trip to how to write papers to why networking is important for career success. Includes detailed, practical advice about culture, language, and the American university system. Suitable for undergraduate and graduate students.
Chimamanda Ngozi's Americanah Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes, Fiction » Literary collections » African
This is a summary of Chimamanda Ngozi's Americanah; A powerful, tender story of race and identity, Americanah explores the effects of American culture on the lives of Africans in the United States
Other Means
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Caught between the needs of his own superpower, and those of the local tribe he's supposed to coordinate with, Captain Mahli of the Protectorate must find a way to push the war effort forward -- and his own career in the process.
Transitioning Effortlessly Between Cultures
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 35,270. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
This reading will explore Culture Shock and Reverse Culture Shock; helping in detecting the symptoms, and walking through a series of steps for the purpose of overcoming the obstacles that may be felt at different stages. By using personal examples, concepts, and models, travelers will be able to overcome challenging situations and lead them to becoming a multicultural individual.
Jenny's Daughter
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 82,710. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by The Electric Scroll. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jaqi Wade, raised in depression-era California, wasn’t prepared for life in her new home, Brazil, but she managed. She’d been expecting surprises. The biggest surprise was how hard it was to come home again after twenty years!
A Thailand Diary Volume 2 July - December
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,590. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Essay » Sociology
The diary is a no holds barred account of the lifestyle and customs which you will find in the Land of Smiles. Matt Owens Rees does not hold back any punches in this candid look at the Thais and Thailand. He shows the paradise of Thailand as well as the bits no-one wants to talk about. Because authentic Thai people crop up regularly in the pages of the diary readers get a true view of the country