?This intent, intermittently fascinating, sometimes jumpy book is a direct reflection of the life that Dr. Hall has lived for the last twenty years as a field worker among primitive people, a teacher and trainer of men bound for overseas, an analyst of perplexing cross-cultural failures and a pursuer of an individual system of scientific analysis of culture.?-Margaret Mead
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Leading anthropologist Hall analyzes the many aspects of non-verbal communication and considers the concepts of space and time as tools for transmission of messages. His stimulating work is of interest to both the intelligent general reader and the sophisticated social scientist.