The Culture Smart! series is published by Kuperard, an independent, London-based publishing house. The series was launched in 2003 with the release of the first three country guides. Today, the series has grown to nearly 100 titles - and it is expanding!
A growing demand by corporate customers and organizations for further cross-cultural training prompted the formation of CultureSmart!Consulting. Our team of lead consultants create and deliver tailor-made seminars and consultancy programs for corporate and public sector organisations who face cross-cultural and diversity issues. They provide both pre-assignment and post-assignment programs, as well as on-going counselling.
Kuperard Publishers & Distributors, owned by Bravo Ltd, have been providing services for the sale, marketing and distribution of books in the UK since 1985 for a number of international publishing houses, including imprints of Penguin Random House (US), Harper Collins (US) and Simon & Shuster (US) to name a few. Genres of interest include travel, language, religion, philosophy, education and classical literature.
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Culture Smart! guides are eligible for special discounts for bulk purchases for sales promotions or premiums. Special editions, including personalized covers, excerpts of existing books, and corporate imprints, can be created in large quantities to suit the client's needs.
Culture Smart! authors are hand-picked both for their deep knowledge of and familiarity with the culture of a particular country, and for their ability to see things from the first-time visitor's point of view. Hailing from a range of backgrounds, they have lived abroad in different capacities—many as journalists, diplomats, translators or academics.
Above all, each author has a passion for the country and its people. It is this that inspires them to share their experiences and to introduce others to the delights, quirks, and nuances of a culture that they appreciate and respect.
We are always looking to expand our list of countries. If you are somebody with a valuable vantage point, have experience living in a foreign culture and are interested in authoring a country guide, we would be happy to hear from you.
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