Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Non-verbal Communication by Robert A. Hinde

The importance in social relationships of the exchange of information by non-verbal gestures and expressions, though long appreciated by artists and writers, has only recently become the subject of serious scientific study. The subject has been approached from different angles by psychologists studying the relevance of non-verbal communication to interpersonal relationships, by anthropologists interested in how these processes help to integrate societies, and by ethologists extrapolating the results of animal studies to human behaviour. The scope of the volume ranges from formal analysis of the communication process by an information theorist (Professor Mackay) and by a linguist (Professor Lyons), to accounts of the role of expression in the theatre (Dr Jonathan Miller) and in the visual arts (Professor Gombrich). There are contributions to the discussion written from the point of view of the zoologist, the ethologist, the psychologist and anthropologist.

Buy Non-verbal Communication by Robert A. Hinde from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521290128
ISBN-10: 0521290120
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 29mm)
Pages: 476
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 13-Nov-1975
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Non-verbal Communication by Robert A. Hinde

Book Reviews - Non-verbal Communication by Robert A. Hinde

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Non-verbal Communication book by Robert A. Hinde and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Books By Robert A. Hinde

Culture Evolves by Robert A. Hinde
Hardback, December 2011
Why Gods Persist by Robert A. Hinde
Paperback, September 2009
Bending the Rules by Robert A. Hinde
Hardback, October 2007
Relationships by Robert A. Hinde
Paperback, March 1997