The Directory of Signs & Signals: A Guide to Signs, Codes, and Signals From Across the World

The Directory of Signs & Signals: A Guide to Signs, Codes, and Signals From Across the World

by Catherine Davidson
     
 

From Semaphore and sign language to weather symbols and signals used by sports referees, we are surrounded by a bewildering array of non-verbal forms of communication. Some of them are easily understood, others require explanation. The Directory of Signs & Signals offers an informative guide to many of them, in an easy-reference pocket format, making them simple

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Overview

From Semaphore and sign language to weather symbols and signals used by sports referees, we are surrounded by a bewildering array of non-verbal forms of communication. Some of them are easily understood, others require explanation. The Directory of Signs & Signals offers an informative guide to many of them, in an easy-reference pocket format, making them simple to learn and use. It includes:

  • Distance communication: Semaphore, Morse code, and maritime signal flags
  • Personal communication: Braille, American Sign Language, British Sign Language, and emoticons
  • Survival: Ground-to-air signals, body signals, and trail signs
  • Sports: American football hand signals, soccer hand signals, and motor-racing flags
  • Miscellaneous: Trading signals and weather symbols

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785819028
Publisher:
Book Sales, Inc.
Publication date:
09/15/2004
Edition description:
Spiral
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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