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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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Return to Book Page. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Account Options Sign in. Ricche Khosasi rated it liked it May 10, Origo, Geste und Raum: This is a very good book if you want to hear and see the message!

Preview — Bodytalk by Desmond Morris. Very nice and helpful encyclopedia desond gestures.

In foreign countries, however, they may have different meanings, or we may encounter new gestures that we cannot understand. Too Much like a dictionary.

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Daryl Chritsensen rated it liked it Apr 25, This world guide is the first attempt ever made to bring together in a single volume, human gestures from all around the world. Nov 14, Meg rated it it was ok.


Noted English zoologist Morris presents some human gestures from around the world. This international perspective may save travelers from embarrassing situations and adds interest to an already intriguing dictionary of motion. The book itself arrived in good condition though. This just wasn’t the type of reference book I was hoping it would be The Definitive Book of Body Language: To ask other readers questions about Bodytalkplease sign up.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Learn more about Amazon Prime. It is basically a picture book of gestures that are so obvious. Then, the meaning, action, and background are spelled out, accompanied by a helpful drawing. Lokaldeixis im Deutschen Ellen Fricke Limited preview – They also assert that those feelings are not always reliable, we can be fooled.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Each page succinctly demonstrates two to three gestures, giving the meaning and the area of the world where this gesture is used.

This title will complement Morris’s earlier works, Manwatching: Other editions – View all Bodytalk: Morris was a presenter of the ITV television program “Zoo Time” in the s, but may be best-known for his best-selling dfsmond, The Naked Ape, which describes the evolution of human behavior from dwsmond zoological point-of-view.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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 bodutalk to insult, to threaten, to praise, to implore, and generally to communicate on a level deeper than the realm of spoken language.

Desmond John Morris is most famous for his work as a zoologist and ethologist, but is also known as a surrealist artist and author. Susan Anclam rated it really liked it Jan 27, It can be fun for some two or three minutes, bdoytalk it becomes boring.

But it also has special appeal for anyone who is interested in human communication.

Refresh and try again. If you travel this book is indispensable, know the customs, watch body language, listen to and watch what people are saying to you! Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

For the traveler this guide is indispensable. Get to Know Us. Books by Desmond Morris. Crown; 1St Edition edition February 21, Language: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Jonathan rated it really liked it Dec 08, Morris has authored nearly fifty scientific publications.

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