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Title: To Dance Is Human: A Theory of Nonverbal Communication.
Description: University of Texas Press, Austin, (1979).. 327 pp, large 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photos, figures, tables. "..explores dance through historical time and geographical space, from the rural villages of Africa to the stages of Lincoln Center..shows that it is as human to dance as it is to learn, to build, to fight, and to change. In this book (Hanna) constructs a new sociocultural and behavioral theory of dance - one that is derived from work in anthropology, semiotics, sociology, communications, folklore, politcal science and psychology, as well as the visual and performing arts..relies heavily on ethnographic material, including case studies based on Hanna's research, and on a basic framework of anthropological theory and nonverbal communication.. "Previous owner's embossed name stamp on free front endpaper, tiny tear/crease at bottom of page 165/6, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, fading to spine color - lettering still very legible and at top edge of rear panel. VG/VG-.

Keywords: Dancing, Noverbal Communications, Music, Choreography, Socialization, Culture, Women, Africa, Anthropology, Folklore, Semiotics, Sociology, Psychology, Performing Arts, Ethnography, Religion, Rites, Ubakala, Anahuac, Warrior Dances.

Price: US$ 22.50 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 11026

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