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Wrapping Culture: Politeness, Presentation, and Power in Japan and Other Societies
by Joy Hendry
Wrapping Culture is concerned with problems of intercultural communication and the possibilities for misinterpretation of the familiar in an unfamiliar context. Starting with an examination of gift-wrapping, Joy Hendry demonstrates how our expectations are often influenced by cultural factors which may blind us to an appreciation of underlying intent. She then extends this ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published June 22nd 1995 by Clarendon Press
(first published April 8th 1993)
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