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Cultural Misunderstandings : French-American Experience - Raymonde Carroll

Cultural Misunderstandings

French-American Experience

By: Raymonde Carroll, C. Volk (Translator)

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Published: 1st January 1988
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Raymonde Carroll presents an intriguing and thoughtful analysis of the many ways French and Americans--and indeed any members of different cultures--can misinterpret each other, even when ostensibly speaking the same language. Cultural misunderstandings, Carroll points out, can arise even where we least expect them--in our closest relationships. The revealing vignettes that Carroll relates, and her perceptive comments, bring to light some fundamental differences in French and American presuppositions about love, friendship, and raising children, as well as such everyday activities as using the telephone or asking for information.

Preface
Introduction
Home
Conversation
Parents and Children
The Couple
Friendship
The Telephone
""Minor Accidents""
Obtaining Information
Conclusion
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ISBN: 9780226094984
ISBN-10: 0226094987
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st January 1988
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.1  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.22