Gesture and Speech

Gesture and Speech

by Andr? Leroi-Gourhan
     
 

Combines in one volume Technics and Language and Memory and Rhythms, the cornerstones of Leroi-Gourhan's comprehensive theory of human behavior and cultural developmentSee more details below

Overview

Combines in one volume Technics and Language and Memory and Rhythms, the cornerstones of Leroi-Gourhan's comprehensive theory of human behavior and cultural development

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262121736
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
06/04/1993
Series:
October Books
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
453
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction
ITechnics and Language
1The Image of Ourselves3
2Brain and Hand25
3Archanthropians and Palaeoanthropians61
4The Neanthropians117
5The Social Organism145
6Language Symbols187
IIMemory and Rhythms
7The Freeing of Memory219
8Gesture and Program237
9The Expanding Memory257
IIIEthnic Symbols
10Introduction to a Paleontology of Symbols269
11The Body as the Source of values and Rhythms281
12Functional Aesthetics299
13The Symbols of Society313
14The Language of Forms363
15Imaginary Freedom and the Fate of Homo sapiens401
Notes409
Bibliography415
Index421

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