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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This is the way this book is laid out: Oct 22, AngelLeah rated it did not like it. Packed with the latest research and filled with numerous compelling examples that force readers to examine their own assumptions and cultural biases, this book helps students understand the subtle and profound ways culture affects communication.

Youssef Douili rated it it was amazing Jul 01, Leti rated it it was ok Jun 30, Spends pages saying things everyone already knows. Use another quote to say it again. Later in another chapter, remind what you said. Alexandra rated it liked it May 11, This review is very harsh and unlike my typical reviews, but I disliked this book that much!

Page 72, “The importance of worldview to the study of intercultural communication cannot be overstated. So, 3 stars it is! Wadsworth PublishingFeb 7, – pages. I really don’t know how else to describe the problems with this book. Communication Between Cultures Larry A. Apr 12, Marianne added it Shelves: Communication Between Cultures 8th edition.


Dec 19, Ray rated it liked it. It was well written and wasn’t too boring. This was the worst textbook I’ve read. Some of the things they did make so much more sense now.

Touchy feely text book. Lists with This Book. The book is SO wordy that you end up bored a page in to each chapter. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Trivia About Communication Bet 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.

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Communication Between Cultures 8th edition Larry A. It is very poorly written. It’s renowned for being the only communkcation on the market to consistently emphasize religion and history as key variables in culyures communication. No trivia or quizzes yet. Mai rated it it was amazing Aug 21, I think they could have synthesized more and quoted less and the book would be twice as good with half the length. I wish I would have read this when I had international roommates. Like the other reviewer said, way too long and wordy for the amount of wisdom it contains.


Communication Between Cultures by Larry A. Samovar

Say it with a quote from someone else. How about just say, “Worldview is essential to Intercultural communication.

Tell what you are going to say in another chapter.

It was like the author had a quota on how many quotes he had to use. The book is divided into four interrelated parts: It’s unfortunate because it is a very interesting topic.

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. 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 of reading the whole thing.

Communication Between Cultures

Zachary Ryan King rated it did not like it Feb 03, Hits some marks, misses some–overall a very decent read. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Matthew Hooker rated it really liked it Nov 20, Amanda rated it it was amazing Jul 08,