Beyond Culture Characters

Edward T. Hall
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Edward T. Hall

Edward T. Hall is the author of the book "Beyond Culture;" he is also the source of many firsthand experiences used as examples and material in this book, in cultures as varied as those of the American Southwest and the Japanese nation. As a young man, he worked as a construction foreman in Arizona where he lived and worked with the Hopi Indians. Later he conducted anthropological research among the Navajo Indians. During this time he also gained firsthand experience of the Spanish-American people and culture of Northern New Mexico. Hall's considerable experience of the Japanese culture came from his work as a consultant for the United States Government, where he specialized in facilitating intercultural transactions with embassy staff and in designing language learning courses for Americans working overseas and also for foreigners working in the United States.

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