Intimate behaviour

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Random House, 1971 - Family & Relationships - 253 pages
One of the best chronicles of human intimacy--from the handshake through the twelve stages that people pass through on their way to the total sexual embrace.

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User Review  - JorgeCarvajal - LibraryThing

I had to drop it half-way because there's something not right with this book. There is some insight, and it is interesting at times, but the whole approach to the matter just rings wrong to me. There ... Read full review

INTIMATE BEHAVIOR: A Zoologist's Classic Study Of Human Intimacy

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Intimate behavior is behavior dominated by touch, a subject gaining increasing attention these days by psychologists interested in non-verbal communication, linguists interested in the roots of ... Read full review



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Born in Wiltshire, England, in 1928, Desmond Morris got his undergraduate degree in zoology from Birmingham University and his doctorate from Oxford. He became curator of mammals at the London Zoo in 1959, a post he held for eight years. He was already the author of some fifty scientific papers and
seven books before completing his now famous The Naked Ape in 1967, which has sold more than ten million copies throughout the world and was translated into almost every known language. The Human Zoo and Intimate Behavior, the books that followed it in The Naked Ape Trilogy, likewise have sold
millions of copies in dozens of languages across the globe. Morris has also become well known for his many television programs and films on human and animal behaviour. His accessible, hands-on approach has made him popular with both adults and children. Morris is the author of over thirty books.
His most recent works include The Human Animal and Bodytalk: a World Guide to Gestures. He lives in Oxford, England. The Human Zoo is also available in paperback from Kodansha Globe.

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