Malaysia presents visitors with an exciting and fascinating medley
of cultures—Malay, Chinese, Indian, Arab, Eurasian, Dayak, and
aboriginal. Though very much a modern nation state, its diverse
communities retain a considerable amount of their unique
heritage and, in its customs, religions, festivals, costume, cuisine,
languages, and architecture, Malaysian society perfectly illustrates
the virtues of a vibrant pluralism.
Culture Smart! Malaysia sets out to help you navigate this rich and
complex cultural mix. It provides a succinct and straightforward
introduction to Malaysian history and society, explains the deeper
core values of the different ethnic groups, and guides you through
the maze of Malaysian etiquette and behaviour for both social and
business settings. Through greater understanding and insight, a
more meaningful experience of this captivating country awaits.