The Silent Language

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Greenwood Press, 1973 - Social Science - 217 pages
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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A very dry read with a strong message. A message I wish I had learned back in high school. Recently I found a quote that emphasizes a part of The Silent Language message. "We don't see things as they ... Read full review

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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


chapter one THE VOICES OF TIME
chapter two WHAT IS CULTURE?
chapter three THE VOCABULARY

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ll /f Edward /i Twitchell

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