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Exploring the Greek Mosaic: A Guide to Intercultural Communication in Greece is a comprehensive exploration of the many facets of Greek life and culture including work, social life, history and society at large. Benjamin Broome deciphers the complexity of Greek culture, drawing on years of living and teaching in Greece to paint a vivid portrait of the Greeks and their cultural characteristics. His prose is enriched with numerous first-hand examples that personalize Greek culture. Exploring the Greek Mosaic seeks to help create positive intercultural relationships with Greek people.A country steeped in history and myth, Greece remains a largely homogenous society. While modernized, the country still revolves around certain key cornerstones, such as the village community, family life and the Greek Orthodox Church. Further, Broome explores Greek values, attitudes toward work, communication styles and mindsets and Greek perceptions of Americans. Included is a glossary of Greek words and phrases used throughout the text, as well as a thorough list of resources for further reading. Contents Preface 1 Introduction: Images of Greece 2 Looking Forward to the Past 3 Cornerstones of Greek Culture 4 The Greek Way 5 The Rhythm of Work 6 Images of the Other 7 Developing Positive Relationships Postscript Glossary Resources About the Author Index
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