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The Resource Netherlands : a survival guide to customs and etiquette, Hunt Janin, Ria Van Eil

Netherlands : a survival guide to customs and etiquette, Hunt Janin, Ria Van Eil

Label
Netherlands : a survival guide to customs and etiquette
Title
Netherlands
Title remainder
a survival guide to customs and etiquette
Statement of responsibility
Hunt Janin, Ria Van Eil
Title variation
Culture shock Netherlands
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
CultureShock! Netherlands contains all the essential information that will help you settle effortlessly into the land renowned for its tulips. Discover the importance of the country's many windmills, canals, polders and dykes and understand how the amazing feats of hydraulic engineering have shaped the physical landscape. Learn more about the Dutch people, their Calvinist attitude to work and the concepts of overleg and gezelliheid. Benefit from the practical advice on housing, transportation and education as well as the information about the many cultural activities the country has to offer
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Janin, Hunt
Dewey number
914.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DJ71
LC item number
.J36 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Eil, Ria van
Series statement
CultureShock Series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Etiquette
  • Netherlands
  • Netherlands
  • Netherlands
  • TRAVEL
  • Etiquette
  • Manners and customs
  • Travel
  • Netherlands
Label
Netherlands : a survival guide to customs and etiquette, Hunt Janin, Ria Van Eil
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Regions of the Netherlands
  • Dunes, dykes, polders and canals
  • Creating land from water
  • Climate of the Netherlands
  • Quick look at Dutch history
  • Modern times
  • Multiracial society
  • Protecting the environment
  • ch. 3.
  • Dutch people
  • Foreword
  • How do the Dutch see themselves?
  • Summing up
  • Cycle of life in the Netherlands
  • Non-working mothers
  • Childhood
  • Dutch education system : an overview
  • Marriage
  • Middle age
  • Retirement
  • Old age, euthanasia and death
  • Map of the Netherlands
  • ch. 4.
  • Dutch society
  • Gentle society : the Netherlands today
  • Quality of the life is vey high
  • Good marks from foreign businessmen and officials
  • Social welfare : the safety net
  • Healthy economy
  • Moderate trade unions
  • Politics of accommodation
  • Military forces : small but effective
  • ch. 1.
  • Water control boards
  • Foreign policy : neutrality, realism and idealism
  • Drugs : soft and hard
  • Keep track of your worldly goods
  • Dutch customs
  • Rules and regulations
  • Cleanliness and godliness
  • Tobacco culture
  • Protect the environment : sort your rubbish
  • Never forget a birthday
  • Land of sky and water
  • How should foreigners behave in the Netherlands?
  • ch. 2.
  • Overview of land and history
  • Landscape shaped by human hands
  • Highs and lows
  • Medical care
  • Telecommunications
  • Leisure activities
  • Cultural activities
  • Entertaining at home
  • Religion
  • Pets
  • ch. 6.
  • Food and entertaining
  • Traditional food and drink
  • Ch. 5.
  • Invitations and good manners
  • ch. 7.
  • What to see and when to see it
  • Man-made attractions
  • Major cities of the Randstad
  • Other attractive cities
  • Feats of hydralic engineering
  • Life at opposite ends of the social spectrum
  • Natural attractions
  • Dutch culture
  • Living in the Netherlands
  • The Arts
  • Calender of the festivals and holidays
  • ch. 8.
  • The Dutch language
  • Body language
  • ch. 9.
  • Doing business in the Netherlands
  • No hidden snags
  • Learning about Dutch business life
  • The Dutch workforce
  • Getting a good start
  • Working in the Netherlands
  • Taxes
  • Business manners
  • Opening hours
  • ch. 10.
  • The Netherlands at a glance
  • Country statistics
  • Acronyms
  • Sixteen famous Dutch men and women
  • Culture Quiz
  • Housing
  • Do's and don'ts
  • Glossary
  • Resource guide
  • Further reading
  • About the author
  • Index
  • Domestic help
  • Travel : by air, land and water
  • Documents needed
  • Money matters
Control code
828794244
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789814435321
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
8587bfaf-6ecb-48ff-a4af-cd64a2d03866
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828794244
Label
Netherlands : a survival guide to customs and etiquette, Hunt Janin, Ria Van Eil
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Regions of the Netherlands
  • Dunes, dykes, polders and canals
  • Creating land from water
  • Climate of the Netherlands
  • Quick look at Dutch history
  • Modern times
  • Multiracial society
  • Protecting the environment
  • ch. 3.
  • Dutch people
  • Foreword
  • How do the Dutch see themselves?
  • Summing up
  • Cycle of life in the Netherlands
  • Non-working mothers
  • Childhood
  • Dutch education system : an overview
  • Marriage
  • Middle age
  • Retirement
  • Old age, euthanasia and death
  • Map of the Netherlands
  • ch. 4.
  • Dutch society
  • Gentle society : the Netherlands today
  • Quality of the life is vey high
  • Good marks from foreign businessmen and officials
  • Social welfare : the safety net
  • Healthy economy
  • Moderate trade unions
  • Politics of accommodation
  • Military forces : small but effective
  • ch. 1.
  • Water control boards
  • Foreign policy : neutrality, realism and idealism
  • Drugs : soft and hard
  • Keep track of your worldly goods
  • Dutch customs
  • Rules and regulations
  • Cleanliness and godliness
  • Tobacco culture
  • Protect the environment : sort your rubbish
  • Never forget a birthday
  • Land of sky and water
  • How should foreigners behave in the Netherlands?
  • ch. 2.
  • Overview of land and history
  • Landscape shaped by human hands
  • Highs and lows
  • Medical care
  • Telecommunications
  • Leisure activities
  • Cultural activities
  • Entertaining at home
  • Religion
  • Pets
  • ch. 6.
  • Food and entertaining
  • Traditional food and drink
  • Ch. 5.
  • Invitations and good manners
  • ch. 7.
  • What to see and when to see it
  • Man-made attractions
  • Major cities of the Randstad
  • Other attractive cities
  • Feats of hydralic engineering
  • Life at opposite ends of the social spectrum
  • Natural attractions
  • Dutch culture
  • Living in the Netherlands
  • The Arts
  • Calender of the festivals and holidays
  • ch. 8.
  • The Dutch language
  • Body language
  • ch. 9.
  • Doing business in the Netherlands
  • No hidden snags
  • Learning about Dutch business life
  • The Dutch workforce
  • Getting a good start
  • Working in the Netherlands
  • Taxes
  • Business manners
  • Opening hours
  • ch. 10.
  • The Netherlands at a glance
  • Country statistics
  • Acronyms
  • Sixteen famous Dutch men and women
  • Culture Quiz
  • Housing
  • Do's and don'ts
  • Glossary
  • Resource guide
  • Further reading
  • About the author
  • Index
  • Domestic help
  • Travel : by air, land and water
  • Documents needed
  • Money matters
Control code
828794244
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789814435321
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
8587bfaf-6ecb-48ff-a4af-cd64a2d03866
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828794244

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