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Spain Is Different

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Spain is Different focuses on the uniqueness of both the Spanish people and their culture and examines what effect differences have on the way Spaniards and Americans relate to and interact with each other. It looks at how Spain has evolved from a travel destination - a source of "sun and cheap wine" - to a dynamic modern society. It depicts a people proud of their accompl ...more
Paperback, 152 pages
Published March 1st 1999 by Intercultural Press (first published November 1st 1992)
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Lisa  Schlottmann
Aug 29, 2011 Lisa Schlottmann rated it it was amazing
This is a great book for students or anyone who will be traveling to Spain to help gain understanding of its culture with a quick read. It can't cover everything because it's not that in depth but it gives great examples of how Spanish people are "different" from North Americans, etc. Also a great study book for teachers to teach culture as it has questions for discussions.
Noelle
Jan 30, 2010 Noelle rated it it was ok
We have to read this for ny study abroad program. It seems to me kind of ridiculous to try to sum up an entire country, culture and people in a 100 page book, but I guess it contains some useful stereotypes to know of before visiting Spain.
Allison
Oct 14, 2014 Allison marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Willcaban
Mar 31, 2009 Willcaban rated it liked it
A little biased and stereotypical but overall its a good primer if you plan on visiting Spain.
Dena
Jun 14, 2009 Dena rated it liked it
so dry--more like a "how to fit in as an american living in spain"
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