Aspects of Behavior, Attitudes and Customs of the Russians 2nd Revised edition
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Russian Way by Zita Dabars
Book DescriptionHere's an up to the minute, insider's look at how Russians live and work and how they feel about everything from family to religion to entertainment. "Explore The Russian Way" of doing things, and you'll uncover a fascinating world imbued with kindness, generosity, superstition, and surprises. Russian character comes to life as you follow favourite pastimes such as communal baths, the circus, mushroom gathering, and watching television - especially soap operas. View life from the perspective of average Russians ('poor man's caviar' and flea markets) and 'new' (rich) Russians (international dining and upscale shops).Historic background, evolving changes, and Russian words and phrases are woven into every chapter. Find out how Russians feel about advertising (suspicious), clothing (conservative), 'gifts' and bribes (necessary), dating (not until college), and appropriate behaviour (bring flowers to dinner, always check your coat at the t heater, and don't compliment a new baby to avoid the 'evil eye'). "The Russian Way" is brimming with practical and lively facts on: home life, meals, and housing; healthcare, education, politics, religion, and professions; hotels, dining, shopping, and entertainment; language, gestures, literature, and the Russian soul; and the creative community, including controversial artist Tsereteli. This handy guide will help you understand and appreciate Russian way from Arkhangelsk to Vladivostok.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780658017964
(226mm x 152mm x 10mm)
Imprint: NTC Publishing Group,U.S.
Publisher: NTC Publishing Group,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2000
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Zita Dabars
Zita Dabars, Ph.D., is an experienced academic, teacher, and author. She is president of The American Council of Teachers of Russian and has visited Russia more on more than thirty occasions. Lilia Vokhmina has authored over sixty books and has taught for many years at the Pushkin Institute of Russian Language, Moscow.
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