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The Anthropology of the body / edited by John Blacking.

; Association of Social Anthropologists of the Commonwealth
London ; New York : Academic Press, 1977.
ISBN 0121032507, 9780121032500

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Other Authors Blacking, John.
Association of Social Anthropologists of the Commonwealth.
Subjects Anthropology, Physical -- Congresses.
Body language -- Congresses.
Body language.
Communication non-verbale.
Corps humain.
Human body -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Human body -- Social aspects.
Menselijk lichaam.
Nonverbal Communication -- Congresses.
Series A.S.A. monographs ; 15.
Description xii, 426 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1977.
Notes Papers presented at a conference sponsored by ASA.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Towards an anthropology of the body / John Blacking -- The body and the play within the play / Francis Huxley -- Biological and cultural contributions to body and facial movement / Paul Ekman -- The body as an indicator of health and disease / Ivan Polunin -- Why is shame on the skin? / Andrew Strathern -- Fear of sorcery and the problem of death by suggestion / Gilbert Lewis -- Bodily madness and the spread of the blush / Vieda Skultans -- On body products / J.B. Loudon -- The introduction of poses to a Peruvian brothel and changing images of male and female / Katherine Arnold -- The definition of female sexuality and the status of women among the Gujerati-speaking Indians of Johannesburg / Leora N. Rosenthal -- To dance is human / Judith Lynne Hanna -- Music and possession trance / Gilbert Rouget -- Some notes on the anthropology of dance / Roderyk Lange -- Patterns of body movement in the music of boys' initiation in south-east Angola / Gerhard Kubik -- Movement patterns in playing the Herati dutà„r / John Baily -- The Benesh movement notation / Rudolf and Joan Benesh ; with a comment by Brian Street -- Anatomical classification and the semiotics of the body / Roy F. Ellen -- The body as a social symbol among the Rom / Anne Sutherland -- Symbols and somatic structures / Lorna McDougall.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4005800
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