Bodywatching a field guide to the human species by Desmond Morris

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Published by J. Cape in London .

Written in English

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  • Human anatomy,
  • Body, Human,
  • Body, Human -- Social aspects,
  • Body image,
  • Body language

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StatementDesmond Morris.
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18937568M
ISBN 100224028448

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Bodywatching: a field guide to the human species Desmond Morris Snippet view - About the author () 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.

Morris has authored nearly fifty scientific publications. Bodywatching, A Field Guide To The Human Species: Desmond MORRIS:: Books. Deso Lori added it.

He profits from his studies by producing pop works that combine some fact, some crack-fact, and a lot of what used to be called “pious pornography. Share your thoughts with other customers. Stuart Aken rated it liked it. Lists with. Thus, Bodywatching, a brow-to-toe study of human parts and appendages, their uses and abuses in cultures now and then.

A lot of this is tim, a lot borrowed from his previous, less opinionated study of human gestures (Manwatching). Bodywatching Desmond Morris, Author Random House Value Publishing $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS.

The World of Animals Buy this book At any one. Desmond John Morris FLS hon. caus.' (born 24 January ) is an English zoologist, ethologist and surrealist painter, as well as a popular author in human sociobiology. He is known for his book The Naked Ape, and for his television programmes such as Zoo mater: University of Birmingham, University.

Consisting of his timeless classic Manwatching, completely revised and updated, with much new material gathered since the book's original publication, and for the first time incorporating the text of Bodywatching, this new edition is set to become the definitive 'body language bible'/5(99).

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Bodywatching repeats such monkey business, this time with illustrations. In the same, lively style as his classics, Manwatching and Bodywatching, Desmond Morris now focuses his attention and skill on the female Naked Woman builds on Desmond Morris’s unrivalled experience as an observer of the human animal.

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Peoplewatching is the culmination of a career of watching people - their behaviour and habits, their personalities and their quirks. Desmond Morris shows us how people, consciously and unconsciously, signal their attitudes, desires and innermost feelings with their bodies and actions, often more powerfully than with their words.

Consisting of his timeless classic "Manwatching," 4/5(1). After Manwatching, to Bodywatching to now Peoplewatching Desmond Morris has come up with a series of good books on human and human behaviour. All of them are very good reads to understand humans. It is probably not guide to understand all the idiosyncrasies of the people in the different regions of the world, but it does sensitise one to the differences in the cultural 4/5.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Terry Vaughan rated it liked it After reading this book sitting in a mall and just watching people is so much more interesting.

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Since his earlier book in the 70s, we all have a good idea about body language but this book gives lots of insights into not only our own, but other cultures' body language and signals.

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On the twenty lavishly illustrated stops along the journey from hair to toes each part of the body is considered from every conceivable angle - anatomy.

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He is also an accomplished artists and his books inlcude The Biology of Art, The Art of Ancient Cyprus and The Secret Surrealist, as well as his familiar series of Manwatching, Bodywatching, Animalwatching and Babywatching. His study of the meaning of gestures, Bodytalk: A World Guide to Gestures is published by Jonathan : Peoplewatching: The Desmond Morris Guide to Body Language Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

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Desmond Morris’s most popular book is The Naked Ape: A Zoologist's Study of the Human Animal. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: Seiten: überwiegend Illustrationen (zum Teil farbig) ; 29 cm: Other Titles: Bodywatching.

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Desmond John Wilcox (21 May – 6 September ) was a British television producer, documentary filmmaker, journalist and television executive. He worked at the BBC and ITV during his career and was producer of series such as This Week, Man Alive, and That's Life!.

Documentaries. Television executive. 3 Personal en: 6, including Rebecca. And when it did, it was a book that, actually, I liked. To me it was the more important book than 'The Naked Ape' because it was all my own original view of human beings, and I studied all the.In each of these books by the author of Bodywatching an introductory essay is followed by a question-and-answer section (items one to four pages in length).

The questions include ones about mating, hunting behavior, and physical characteristics. Morris writes very well, and his answers are often witty as well as informed.

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