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Body language
     

Body language

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by Julius Fast
 

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Penetrate the personal secrets of intimates and strangers by watching how their bodies move. Find out how you can make your body work for you.

This amazing book, which has sold more than three million copies, was the first to introduce the phrase "body language" and the principles of kinesics - the science of non-verbal communication. Now you can learn how common

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Penetrate the personal secrets of intimates and strangers by watching how their bodies move. Find out how you can make your body work for you.

This amazing book, which has sold more than three million copies, was the first to introduce the phrase "body language" and the principles of kinesics - the science of non-verbal communication. Now you can learn how common gestures can reveal your deepest feelings and hidden thoughts to total strangers - if they know how to read them - and how to use that knowledge to your own advantage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567316360
Publisher:
MJF Books
Publication date:
11/20/2003
Edition description:
Revised and Updated Edition
Pages:
171

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Body Language 2.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Yeow. Too little time doing research. This writer says that he has been amazed by a friend who approached a doorman and started a conversation with him. This author must be amazed more often than not... This is called civility. Many of the examples he gives, while true, are examples of bureaucratic and social madness. These people are very ill.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Unfortunately, the author deals in such vague generalities and equivocation, the book is absolutely useless.
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This quick review gives a general picture of what to look for and may open the door for those interested to look into more detailed information.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
After reading this book i thought about some of the points julius fast made about body language. I agreed with some of the ideas and disagreed with the others. I thought the reading was boring and dragged on. I guess i would recommend this book for others to read.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was just not what I thought it would be. I happen to be very into body language and read about every body language tip and book I can get my hands on. But, the information I found in this book was few and far between. I could find this stuff on a basic search on the internet. I recommend try something else.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I found this book to be of little value. It does not recognize the ambiguity of nonverbal communication. It takes some general patterns and tries to turn them into universals of nonverbal meaning. As an instructor of interpersonal communication with a Master's degree in the field, I would NOT recommend this book to anyone. The notion that one can 'read' another's nonverbals and make any definite conclusions is not supported by research. If you like shallow treatments of nonverbal communication, you might like this. But if you want to know what you are talking about, look elsewhere.