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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From inside the book. Jonathan rated it really liked it Dec 08, This is a very good book if you tge to hear and see the message! X rated it liked it Dec 16, Desmond John Morris is most famous for his work as a zoologist and ethologist, but is also known as a surrealist artist and author.

For the traveler this guide is indispensable. Want to Read saving…. Not as good as some of his other books. Lokaldeixis im Deutschen Ellen Fricke Limited preview – Preview — Bodytalk by Desmond Morris.

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Susan Anclam rated it really liked it Jan 27, Chad Everett Scott rated it really liked it Jan 05, The Meaning of Human Gestures. We cross our fingers for Yasheve rated it it was ok Dedmond 27, Ricche Khosasi rated it liked it May 10, The writing makes things worse. No eBook available Amazon. Very nice and helpful encyclopedia of gestures.


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.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. If you travel this book is indispensable, know the customs, watch body language, listen to and watch what people are saying to you! A messy collection of gestures interpreted according to the understanding of the author.

This world guide is the first attempt ever made to bring together, in a single volume, gestures from all around the world. Nov 14, Meg rated it it was ok. Morris has authored nearly fifty scientific publications.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Maria rated it liked it Jun 12, Morris was a presenter of the ITV television program “Zoo Time” in the s, but may be best-known for his best-selling book, The Naked Ape, which describes the evolution of human behavior from a zoological point-of-view. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. No trivia or quizzes yet. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Noted English zoologist Morris presents some human gestures from grstures the world.


Bodytalk: A World Guide To Gestures

Henry rated it really liked it Oct 04, Each page succinctly demonstrates two to three gestures, giving the meaning and the area of the world where this I would welcome additional information if the gesture is controlled or unwilling. We all use gestures. Guiding Children’s Social Development Snippet view – He is a British zoologist, ethologist, author, and surrealist painter.

Good if you want to insult people with gestures all over the world, but not really explaining why it’s so. To ask other readers questions about Bodytalkplease sign up. Ooker rated it liked it Feb 22, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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