Morocco: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

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Marshall Cavendish, Jan 15, 2010 - Etiquette - 321 pages
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CultureShock! Morocco contains all the essential information to help you settle comfortably in this unique but oftern bewildering country. The book explores, the realities of Morocco and gives important insights into the lives and customs of the Moroccans. Understand their world view and how religion and the concept of fatalism and hshuma (shame) affects everyday actions and activities. Find out how to communicate with the locals and how to conduct your work effectively and painlessly in this foreign land. The book also highlights several wonderful things about Morocco, such as the delicious cous-cous dish, and even guides you on what to do in a hemmam (public bath)! Filled with practical information and written in an easy-to-read style, CultureShock! Morocco will help you to navigate through the Moroccan maze and pave the way for a pleasant and meaningful stay.
 

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Contents

FIRST IMPRESSIONS
1
GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY
11
MOROCCANS
36
SOCIALISING
70
SETTLING IN
112
Photo Section
120
FOOD AND BEVERAGES
170
CULTURE AND TRAVEL
184
Photo Section
248
FAST FACTS
254
CULTURE QUIZ
259
DOS AND DONTS
264
GLOSSARY
266
RESOURCE GUIDE
273
FURTHER READING
280
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
292

COMMUNICATION
216
DOING BUSINESS
239

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