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Culture Smart Ukraine
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Anna Shevchenko
Culture Smart Ukraine by Anna Shevchenko at Language Book Centre,

Culture Smart Ukraine

Anna Shevchenko


9781857336634

Kuperard Publishers


Cultural Resources » Ukrainian;
Languages » Ukrainian
Ukrainian


Paperback

168 pages

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This revised and updated edition of Culture Smart! Ukraine reveals a country in the throes of change. The euphoria of the famous Orange Revolution has vanished. The momentum for reform has been checked and the forces of authoritarianism have returned. Even so, modernization continues apace and people are eager to be seen as European. The recent political instability highlights the contradictions of Ukrainian society. Ukrainians are proud of their roots, and reticent about the traumas of their past; the country participates in international space programs and produces the world's largest aircraft, but still lives in a world of superstitions. The Ukrainian way of life is intertwined with ancient customs, the old Soviet legacy, and the search for a new European identity. What strikes visitors to this fascinating and important country is the heady mix of ancient history and youthful energy, the resilience of the people, and their generosity of spirit. For the twentieth anniversary of its independence, Ukraine received quite a present--hosting the key matches of Euro 2012. Now it has a game of its own- to show the world that it is a serious player. This new edition of Culture Sma

By:   Anna Shevchenko
Imprint:   Kuperard Publishers
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 170mm,  Width: 112mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   174g
ISBN:   9781857336634
ISBN 10:   1857336631
Series:   Culture Smart
Pages:   168
Publication Date:   January 2014
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Language:   Ukrainian
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Anna Shevchenko is a Ukrainian-born business development consultant and the managing director of 3CN, a British-based company specializing in cross-cultural risk management. She speaks seven languages, and has an M.Phil. degree from the University of Cambridge. Anna has worked with key government and industry decision makers in Britain and Europe and across the CIS. She is the author of numerous articles and two books on cross-cultural communication, as well as two novels set in Ukraine: Bequest, published in 2010, and Tony's Game, out in September 2012.

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