Culture Smart! Egypt reveals a country in the throes of change. It explores the codes and paradoxes of Egyptian life, outlines the country’s history and shows the forces that have shaped its sensibility. It explains values and attitudes, guides you through local customs and traditions and opens a window into the private lives of Egyptians, including how they behave at home and interact with foreigners. It also offers practical advice, from how to make friends to avoiding cultural faux pas.