Bodywatching has 54 ratings and 2 reviews. Lori said: Naturalists view of the human form. Why we deify the freakish and make them ideal is proven or at l. Morris is a blatant body-watcher, entranced by the human form in all its naked- apeness. Bodywatching by Desmond Morris, , Crown edition, in English.
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Naturalists view of the human form. GaryandRuth rated it it was amazing Mar 08, It might be called “a bible” of human behavior. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
In addition, morrls of the body parts described here have sexual connotations e. He is a British zoologist, ethologist, author, and surrealist painter. Not all head or chin hair would grow to record lengths if never cut.
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It will enlighten you to human behavior, and you will see the world with new eyes after you digest Desmond Morris’s observations. He profits from his studies by producing pop works that combine some fact, some crack-fact, and a lot of what Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.
A lot of this is tim, a lot borrowed from his previous, less opinionated study of human gestures Manwatching. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Desmond Morris bodywatcuing th intriguing and occasionally bizarre modifications Desmond John Morris is most famous for his work as a zoologist and ethologist, but is also known as a surrealist artist and author. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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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 morriss conceivable angle – anatomy, behaviour, evolution, history and culture.
Touch an earlobe as you face a man in Italy, we are told, and it will be interpreted as an accusation of effeminacy–the guy should be wearing an earring. Chrys rated it really liked it May 29, Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Later, spitting was used to deamond off the Evil Eye and generalized as an opprobrious gesture toward anyone undesirable.
So expect many women to react with arms akimbo, if not chin stuck out. Showing of 4 reviews. Rayhana Ramnarine rated it really liked it Jul 23, See 1 question about Bodywatching…. No trivia or quizzes yet. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.
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This is truly a guide of self discovery which Morris has presented us with in Bodywatching. Some origins and explanations smack of Morris Just-So stories: Myshkin rated it really liked it Mar 04, He explains the reasons behind adornment by painting or tattoing and the mutilation of shaving, cutting and piercing, with a diverting discussion of the motris of each body part in the world of magic and religious symbolism”–Publisher’s description.
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