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Edward T. Hall

Edward T. Hall was a widely traveled anthropologist whose fieldwork took him all over the world—from the Pueblo cultures of the American Southwest to Europe and the Middle East. As director of the State Department’s Point Four Training Program in the 1950s, Dr. Hall’s mission was to teach foreign-bound technicians and administrators how to communicate effectively across cultural boundaries. He was a consultant to architects on human factors in design and to business and government agencies in the field of intercultural relations, and had taught at the University of Denver, Bennington College, the Washington School of Psychiatry, the Harvard Business School... Read More

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Beyond Culture
Written by Edward T. Hall
Anchor | Trade Paperback | December 1976
$17.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-12474-4 (0-385-12474-0)

From a renowned American anthropologist comes a proud celebration of human capacities. For too long, people have taken their own ways of life for granted, ignoring the vast, international cultural community that srrounds them. Humankind must now embark on the difficult journey beyond culture, to the discovery of a lost self... Read more






The Dance of Life
Written by Edward T. Hall
Anchor | Trade Paperback | February 1984
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-19248-4 (0-385-19248-7)

"Hall, whose Beyond Culture and The Silent Language won a wider readership, has written a ground-breaking investigation of the ways we use and abuse time, rich in insights applicable to our lives. Business readers will enjoy the cross-cultural comparison of American know-how with practices of compartmentalized German, centralized French, and ceremonious Japanese... Read more






Hidden Differences
Written by Edward T. Hall and Mildred Reed Hall
Anchor | Trade Paperback | May 1990
$14.95/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-23884-7 (0-385-23884-3)

An analysis and explanation of the unstated rules  of Japanese-American business relations. By  drawing Western readers into the world in which they  must function, the Halls simplify the process of  adapting Western ways to a new environment. Read more






The Hidden Dimension
Written by Edward T. Hall
Anchor | Trade Paperback | September 1990
$15.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-08476-5 (0-385-08476-5)

People like to keep certain distances between themselves and other people or thigns. And this invisible bubble of space that constitutes each person's "territory" is one of the key dimensions of modern society. Edward T. Hall, author of The Silent Language, introduced the science of proxemics to demonstrate how man's use of... Read more






The Silent Language
Written by Edward T. Hall
Anchor | Trade Paperback | July 1973
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-05549-9 (0-385-05549-8)

In the everyday, but unspoken give-and-take of human relationships, the "silent language" plays a vitally important role. Here, a leading American anthropologist has analyzed the many qays in which people "talk" to one another without the use of words. 

The pecking order in a chicken yard, the fierce competition in a school... Read more





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