This is a selection of resources on customs, costumes and etiquette in Vietnam available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list.
NLB print and digital resources
CultureShock! Vietnam: A survival guide to customs and etiquette
CultureShock! Vietnam is a comprehensive guide that provides key information, such as the Vietnamese customs and traditions, to enlighten those who want to visit or settle in the country.
All rights reserved, Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Editions, 2017.
Vietnam: A concise history, language, culture, cuisine, transport, & travel guide
This guide provides basic knowledge on the history and culture of Vietnam alongside tips on food choice, handy phrases, transport and sightseeing attractions for visitors.
All rights reserved, North Charleston: CreateSpace, 2016.
Vietnam – Culture Smart! (The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture)
Vietnam – Culture Smart! offers illuminating insights into Vietnamese culture and society. This concise guide outlines key aspects that define Vietnamese lifestyle, such as its history, culture and traditions and provides practical advice to help expats settle in comfortably.
All rights reserved, London: Kuperard, 2016.
Viet Nam: Tradition and Change
This book comprises a collection of essays that provides an introduction to Vietnam’s rich history, culture and way of life.
All rights reserved, Ohio University Press, 2016.
Vietnam: Society & Culture
This handy report walks readers through facets of Vietnam’s culture such as its etiquette, folklore and superstitions, and religion to provide guidance on preventing cultural pitfalls and building connections with ease.
Retrieved from Ebscohost database. (myLibrary ID is required to access this database)
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