My third and fourth child recieved a much better mom because of this book.
Montagu's book is one of those that will change your life and that you will want (and need) to reread periodically.
I found this book to be completely engaging and so well-written and insightful that I could hardly put it down.
Ashley Montague really understood the importance of human contact. Physical contact. He writes eloquently about how important to our physical as well as our emotional health... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Nancy Ruth Sherwood
Heavy at first but once you get into you it you realize what a gem you are holding in your hands!Published 2 months ago by Sarah Chila
This book has been extremely valuable in understanding research on the importance and significance of human touch. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Asela M Calhoun
Many therapeutic applications of
This work indeed. Should be mustreading in high schools n colleges! Give the gift of life.
He's a genius. This topic is under researched for the popular read. Montagu makes it accessible. He's always cutting edge.
No one like him.
I first read this book decades ago and it influenced my parenting. I let an acquaintance borrow it, it was never returned so I was thrilled to get another copy and reread it. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Yvonne Foreman
I read this book as a Freshman in college in '72 and forgot most of it except the main message on the importance of touching. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Daniel E. Hofford
I have studied psychology for many years and Old Anna is one of the most important individuals in the understanding of what it takes for us to live, grow, and develop. Read morePublished 10 months ago by James
Ashley Montagu's wonderful book, which appears to go in and out of print - so get it if you can! - is a densely written and fascinating account of that most ignored of senses,... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Lady Fancifull