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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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Marijke rated it liked it Jul 18, Schnuckiputzi rated it it was amazing Feb 09, I tell my friends they can’t borrow it but are welcome to just discuss what they see in those most revealing photographs and captions.

Bodywatching: A Field Guide to the Human Species – Desmond Morris – Google Books

On the twenty lavishly illustrated stops along the journey from hair to boddywatching each part of the body is considered from every conceivable angle – anatomy, behaviour, evolution, history and culture. For the rest, keep your eyes wide open and be prepared to smile, frown, and hardly ever yawn.

Please try again later. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Moeris. After reading this book sitting in a mall and just watching people is so much more interesting. Jd98 rated it really liked it Mar 30, Susan rated it it was amazing Nov 02, It might be called “a bible” of human behavior. No eBook available Amazon. Want to Read saving….

boeywatching A lot of this is tim, a lot borrowed from his previous, less opinionated study of human gestures Manwatching. Refresh and try again.

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He explains the reasons behind adornment by painting or tattoing and the mutilation of shaving, cutting and piercing, with a diverting discussion of the role of each body part in the world of magic and religious symbolism”–Publisher’s description. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

There was a problem adding your email address. Morris has authored nearly fifty scientific publications. Craig rated it it was amazing Nov 29, See all 4 reviews.

Be the first to discover new talent! Desmond Morris explores th intriguing and occasionally bizarre modifications society has imposed. Thus, Bodywatching, a brow-to-toe study of human parts and appendages, their uses and abuses in cultures now and then.

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GaryandRuth rated it it was amazing Mar 08, English Choose a language for shopping. Morris’s trick here as he states in the book is to get us to look at the bodywaching body differently by having us see not the whole, but the parts. Open Preview See a Problem? By clicking on “Submit” bodywatcing agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Naturalists view of the human form.


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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Richard Lidster rated bodywatcging liked it Jul 23, It will enlighten you to human behavior, and you will see the world with new eyes after you digest Desmond Morris’s observations.

And Morris then proceeds to break down each and every part of the human body in depth. A Study of the Female Body Paperback. Morris is a blatant body-watcher, entranced by the human form in all its naked-apeness. Some origins and explanations smack of Morris Just-So stories: Cape- Body language – pages.

Bodywatching by Desmond Morris

Bodywatching is a wealth of knowledge about ourselves. Feb 05, Lori added it. His discussion of spittle is interesting, too.