Foreign to Familiar: by Sarah A Lanier
Author: Sarah A Lanier
|A Guide to Understanding Hot- And Cold-Climate Cultures, An excellent Cross-Cultural understanding.|
Foreign to Familiar is a splendidnly written, well-reserached work on cultures. Anyone traveling abroad should not leave home without this valuable resource!
Author Sarah Lanier explains how cultures around the world can fit into two basic categories and how these categories differ. Whether you are a cross-cultural worker or simply live in a cross-cultural neighborhood, you'll find this book to be a valuable resource for understanding and relating to others from a different "climate".
Foreign to Familiar is a splendidly written, well-researched work on cultures. Anyone traveling abroad should not leave home without this valuable resource! I highly recommend it as required reading for cross-cultural workers. Sarah Lanier's love and sensitivity for people of all nations will touch your heart. This book creates within us a greater appreciation for our extended families around the world and an increased desire to better serve them. --
Dr. Kingsley A. Fletcher
President, Hope for Africa, Inc.
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
The "Foreign" in the title of this most-helpful book once meant people and cultures "overseas." Today that has all changed. Sarah Lanier has captured the keys to understanding our own -- and others' -- ways of doing and saying things. I guarantee that if you follow the principles in this book that the boundaries of your worldview will expand, and you will begin to comprehend your own cultural ways in the process. This book is a quick read and a must read in today's world where "cross-cultural" may simply mean "across the street" where you live. --
Author of Re-Entry
Sarah Lanier is not only a perceptive author, but she has also lived and worked cross-culturally worldwide. I have observed Sarah professionally, as a teacher and consultant, on six continents. She has character, insight and experience that qualify her to share intercultural wisdom that will be life-changing for her readers. --
President, University of the Nations
Physical Info: 0.39" H x 7.26" L x 5.58" W (0.32 lbs) 128 pages
Carton Quantity: 88
Publisher: McDougal Publishing Company
US SRP: 9.99 US
Pub Date: November 2000
Lanier currently travels internationally as a consultant and lecturer on culture, leadership and team dynamics.
- Social Science | Sociology | General
- Communication and culture - Intercultural communication
Theometrics | Secular
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