The Dance of Life: The Other Dimension of Time

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Feb 9, 1984 - Social Science - 250 pages
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In his pioneering work The Hidden Dimension, Edward T. Hall spoke of different cultures' concepts of space. Now The Dance of Life reveals the ways in which individuals in a culture are tied together by invisible threads of rhythm and yet isolated from each other by hidden walls of time. Hall shows how time is an organizer of activities, a synthesizer and integrator, and a special language that reveals how we really feel about each other. Time plays a central role in the diversity of cultures such as the American and the Japanese, which Hall shows to be mirror images of each other. He also deals with how time influences relations among Western Europeans, Latin Americans, Anglo-Americans, and Native Americans.

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“The study of time has led the human species out into the universe, down into the heart of the atom, and is the basis of much of the theory concerning the nature of the physical world.”- Edward T ... Read full review

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In this book Hall explores how different cultures approach and integrate the concept of time into their lives. He explores in depth how the cultural differences can impact peoples interactions with ... Read full review

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Contents

Foreword
1
How Many Kinds of Time?
13
Different Streams
28
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Edward T. Hall is the author of The Silent Language and several other books in the field of cultural communication.

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