This world guide is the first attempt ever made to bring together in a single volume, human gestures from all around the world. More than common gestures. Bodytalk: the meaning of human gestures. User Review – Not Available – Book Verdict. Noted English zoologist Morris presents some human gestures from . The first book to bring together the many different everyday gestures that are used all over the world. Desmond Morris has travelled to over
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Read more Read less. He is a British zoologist, ethologist, author, and surrealist painter.
This just wasn’t the type of reference book I was hoping it would be Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. More a list of what a gesture means to each world society.
The small line drawings that clarify each gesture make this book superior to similar “dictionary” books on the subject. Goodreads helps you morrus track of books you want to read.
Bodytalk: A World Guide To Gestures
It is basically a picture book of gestures that are so obvious. 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. For the traveler, this guide is indispensable. Too Much like a dictionary.
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More than common gestures are illustrated, described, and explained. If you travel this book is indispensable, know the customs, watch body language, listen to and watch what people are saying to you!
Noted English zoologist Morris presents some human gestures from around the world. Apr 03, Ietrio rated it did not desmohd it Shelves: Crown Trade Paperbacks- Social Science – pages.
Chad Everett Scott rated it really liked it Jan 05, Hibou rated it really liked it Apr 26, More than common gestures are illustrated, described, and explained. Refresh and try again. This international perspective may save travelers from embarrassing situations and adds interest to an already intriguing dictionary of motion.
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Ricche Khosasi rated it liked it May 10, The Definitive Book of Body Language is more useful. The information about the cultural or national spread across the globe might be useful for all travellers.
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But it also has special appeal for anyone who is interested in human communication. It can be fun for some two or three minutes, than it becomes boring. Morris and his researchers have identified more than gestures that are morri internationally and locally to indicate emotions, attitudes, and messages.
This is a very good book if you want to hear and see the message!
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