From Nyet to Da
Understanding the Russians 3rd Revised edition
By (author) Yale Richmond
From Nyet to Da by Yale Richmond
Book DescriptionRemarkably accurate understanding. Like earlier editions the new From Nyet to Da illuminates the dynamics of traditional Russian culture in the framework of contemporary events. With a new preface, a completely rewritten chapter Whither Russia?, and updates and revisions throughout, From Nyet to Da enlightens readers about virtually every aspect of Russian life. - Increase in contact between Russians and Westerners. As interactions multiply, so does the need to understand what drives Russian behaviour and what skills are needed to communicate effectively. From Nyet to Da covers social and interpersonal skills, as well as the underlying cultural assumptions and values of the Russian people. - Written for anyone engaged in transactions with Russians. s: business executives, educators, students, governmental or non-governmental officials; anyone with an interest in understanding more about Russians will gain new insights from this sympathetic yet even-handed treatment of the Russian people. The text is enlivened with entertaining anecdotes, colourful proverbs and insightful quotes from other scholars. - Five major sections help to define the Russian culture.:Geography and Culture plac
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781877864162
(217mm x 141mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Intercultural Press Inc
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Publish Date: 27-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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With a new preface, and updates and revisions throughout, From Nyet to Da enlightens readers about virtually every aspect of Russian life, covering social and interpersonal skills as well as the underlying cultural assumptions and values of the Russian people.
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Author Biography - Yale Richmond
Yale Richmond, a former U.S. Foreign Service Officer, worked on U.S. Soviet exchanges for more that 20 years, including a tour of duty as Counsellor for Press and Culture and the American Embassy in Moscow. Richmond writes in a style that is objective, clear and balanced. He interweaves the nuts and bolts of Russian cultural behaviour with historical reference and modern-day anecdotes in such a way that makes learning about these fascinating and passionate people an enjoyable experience
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