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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Bodywatching, A Field Guide To The Human Species: Desmond MORRIS: : Books
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Books by Desmond Morris. On the twenty lavishly deesmond stops along the journey from hair to toes each part of the body is considered from every conceivable angle – anatomy, behaviour, evolution, history and culture. And the principal cause of tooth decay is not the bacteria named, but a certain streptococcal species.
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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. See 1 bodywatchkng about Bodywatching…. Learn more about Amazon Prime. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. A fascinating insight into the human body, it’s language, postures and idiosyncrasies. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Phil from Oxford University.
While Morris was concentrated on the masses of bbodywatching in books like Manwatching and The Naked Ape, in Bodywatching Morris is concerned with the individual alone. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.
See all 4 reviews. And Morris then proceeds to break down each and every part of the human body in depth. Xesmond book as usual by that genius, Desmond Morris.
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This book will not fail to astonish even the most introspective person. Morris describes exactly how the feet of well-born Chinese girls were bound and how the resulting size and shape, called the Golden Venus, took on erotic meaning.
Then there are the historical bits. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. A lot of this is bodywatchong, a lot borrowed from his previous, less opinionated study of human gestures Manwatching. We learn about the head roils, bodywatchinb brow knits, the earlobe touches which come with universal or particular meanings. D Calco rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Account Options Sign in. Hardcoverpages.
Marijke rated it liked it Jul 18, In addition, most of the body parts described here have sexual connotations e. I have this book on my coffee table for all to see and thumb through. Return to Book Page. GaryandRuth rated it it was amazing Mar 08, Be the first to discover new talent!