The Silent Language
Leading anthropologist Edward Hall analyzes the many aspects of non-verbal communication amd considers the concepts of space and time as tools for transmission of messages in this fascinating study. The Silent Language is a work of interest to both the intelligent general reader and the sophisticated social scientist.
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Americans, on the other hand, allow themselves a certain amount of informal
leeway in their interpretation of what constitutes a violation, but they tend to get
tough (and technical) once the machinery of the law is set in motion. The idea of ...
As products of American culture we tend to have a difficult time overseas when
the laws lack informal leeway in their enforcement. We see no alternative ways of
making them livable. We find it hard to discover those points where there is ...
has to do with whether the leeway is on one side of the point or is diffused around
it. Contrasting the behavior of two groups of people participating in the two
patterns, one observes the following: Taking 8:30 a.m. as the point, participants in
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This work is helpful in understanding communication. Hall points out the importance of non-verbal communication. Examples of crucial communication that takes place non-verbally would include gestures ... Read full review
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An anthropologist talks of culture as communication. Read full review
chapter one THE VOICES OF TIME
chapter two WHAT IS CULTURE?
chapter three THE VOCABULARY
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