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Communication Between Cultures 8th Edition by Larry A. Samovar and Publisher Cengage Learning. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for. This bestselling intercultural communication text gives readers an understanding and appreciation of different cultures and helps them develop. Communication between cultures / Larry A. Samovar, Richard E. Porter Samovar, Larry A · View online · Borrow 17 editions of this work. Find a specific edition.

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The author doesn’t seem to actually say anything himself. However, some of the examples and anecdotes used throughout are painfully forced. I also think it would serve this book well to have a broader focus on the role of privilege especially white privilege in the United States and how that impacts intercultural communication.

You know that old saying about writing a paper: Use another quote to say it again. Lists with This Book. Later in another chapter, remind what you said. I really don’t know how else to describe the problems with this book.

Tell what you are about to say in the next section.

Trivia About Communication Bet Nathan Wilson rated it liked it Sep 09, These kind of vague, uninsightful statements abound in this book. Youssef Douili rated it it was amazing Jul 01, Dec 19, Ray rated it liked it.

Alexandra rated it liked it May 11, The book is SO wordy that you end up bored a page in to each chapter. This book was really helpful for my dissertation about barrier in communication. Some of the things they did make so much more sense now. Byron rated it liked it Jul 18, Hits some marks, misses some–overall a very decent read.


Tell what you are going to say in another chapter. Tell what you said extra points if you find another quote when you do this. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Part I introduces the study of communication and culture; Part II focuses on the ability of culture to shape and modify our view of reality; Part III puts the theory of intercultural communication into practice; and Part IV converts knowledge into action.

If you are a teacher looking for a book on intercultural communications, I strongly recommend that you keep looking. If you don’t know anything about culture, then this might be useful, even then, you might be just fine reading the summary of each chapter instead 8tn reading the whole thing. An easy to understand introduction to intercultural communication.

Communication Between Cultures

Communication Between Cultures by Larry A. Eliza rated it really liked commnication Jun 05, Refresh and try again. It is very poorly written. PorterEdwin R. Your students will thank you for it.

Many of the quotes are not beneficial to the book and just seem like filler. Communication Between Cultures 8th edition. Matthew Hooker rated it really liked it Nov 20, Anyone interested in Intercultural Communication should look commmunication the book: It’s renowned for being the only text on the market to consistently emphasize religion and history as key variables in intercultural communication.


Leti rated it it was ok Jun 30, But the length of the chapters cultuures me a less-than-enthusiastic reader most days. Amanda rated it it was amazing Jul 08, The author surely tries, with 6 quotations no less. Oct 22, AngelLeah rated it did not like it.

Feb 03, Kalynn Raugh rated it really liked it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Say it with a quote from someone else. Communication Between Cultures Larry A. Books by Larry A.

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Later in another chapter, remind what you said again. I have honestly never read anything with so many quotes when the idea could have just been summarized by the author. I wish I would have read this when I had international roommates. Apparently there are different cultures in the world and we should respect them. Apr 05, Joannarokosz18gmail.

Nov 21, Jon rated it did not like it Shelves: Hari Fachrizal rated it it was ok Feb 21,