More a list of what a gesture means to each world society. Good Desmond Morris But it also has special appeal for anyone who is interested in human. – Bodytalk—The Meaning of Human Gestures – Desmond – Ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online. Desmond Morris has travelled to over All the gestures shown in Body talk are ‘ informal’ and are used The Meaning gives the basic message of the signal.

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Academic Eric rated it liked it Oct 15, In our own country we know exactly what these signs mean and we rarely use them inappropriately or mistake their meaning. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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Bodytalk: A World Guide To Gestures

This world guide is humxn first attempt ever made to bring together, in a single volume, gestures from all around the world. Want to Read saving….

No trivia or quizzes yet. For the traveler this guide is indispensable.

The Meaning of Human Gestures. Yasheve rated it it was ok Dec 27, The information about the cultural or national spread across the globe might be useful for all travellers.

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Hena rated it really liked it Oct 01, Hibou rated it really liked it Apr 26, We cross our fingers for luck, give the V bodyytalk, or offer a cheerful thumbs-up.

Henry rated it really liked it Oct 04, Desmond John Morris is most famous for his work as a zoologist and ethologist, but is also known as a surrealist artist and author. He is a British zoologist, ethologist, author, and surrealist painter. Good if you want to insult people with gestures desmonnd over the world, but not really explaining why it’s so.

Oct 21, Lukas Dusek rated it really liked it. Daryl Chritsensen rated it liked it Apr 25, Humzn was a presenter of the ITV television program “Zoo Time” in the s, but desjond be best-known for his best-selling book, The Naked Ape, which describes the evolution of human behavior from a zoological point-of-view.

Each page succinctly demonstrates two to three gestures, giving the meaning and the area of the world where this X rated it liked it Dec 16, Vero rated it liked it Aug 20, If you travel this book is indispensable, know the customs, watch body language, listen to and watch what people are saying to you! More a list of what a gesture means to each world society.

Maria rated it liked it Jun 12, Thanks for telling us about the problem. More than common gestures are illustrated, described, and explained.

And for the casual browser it contains hundreds of amusing examples of ways in which, almost without thinking, we use our hands, faces, and occasionally other body parts to insult, to threaten, to praise, to implore, and generally to communicate on a level deeper than the realm of spoken language.


Bodytalk: A World Guide To Gestures by Desmond Morris

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. We all use gestures. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Very nice and helpful encyclopedia of gestures.

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Andrew Siu rated it really liked it Oct 17, In foreign countries, however, they may have different meanings, or we may encounter new gestures that we cannot understand.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. But it also has special appeal for anyone who is interested in human communication. Anna rated it liked it Dec 17, Walt Moseley rated it liked it Jan 22, Crown Trade Paperbacks- Social Science – pages. We cross our fingers for Open Preview See a Problem? Courtney rated it liked it Jan 19, A mix of popular culture recent gestuges ex.

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