The Hidden Dimension (anchor Books A Doubleday Anchor Book)

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Hall Examines The Various Cultural Concepts Of Space And How Differences Among Them Affect Modern Society. The Hidden Dimension Demonstrates How Man's Use Of Space Can Affect Personal And Business Relations, Cross-cultural Exchanges, Architecture, City Planning, And Urban Renewal. Illustrated. Culture As Communication -- Distance Regulation In Animals -- Crowding And Social Behavior In Animals -- Perception Of Space: Distance Receptors -- Eyes, Ears, And Nose -- Perception Of Space: Immediate Receptors -- Skin And Muscles -- Visual Space -- Art As A Clue To Perception -- The Language Of Space -- The Anthropology Of Space: An Organizing Model -- Distances In Man -- Proxemics In A Cross-cultural Context: Germans, English, And French -- Proxemics In A Cross-cultural Context: Japan And The Arab World -- Cities And Culture -- Proxemics And The Future Of Man -- Summary Of James Gibson's Thirteen Varieties Of Perspective As Abstracted From The Perception Of The Visual World. Edward T. Hall. Reprint. Originally Published: Garden City, N.y. : Doubleday, 1966. Includes Bibliographical References (p. [197]-208) And Index.

Author : Edward T. Hall

Publisher : Anchor

Published Year : 1990

Edition : 27

Format : Print - Paperback, 240 pages

Subject : Spatial behavior, Personal space, Architecture--Psychological aspects, City planning--Psychological aspects, BF469 .H3 1990X, BF469 .H3 1990, 304.2/3

Language : Eng English

Dimensions : Xiii, 217 P., [16] P. Of Plates : Ill. ; 21 Cm.

ISBN : 0385084765

ISBN13 : 9780385084765

Overview :

An examination of various cultural concepts of space and how differences among them affect modern society. Introducing the science of "proxemics," Hall demonstrates how man's use of space can affect personal business relations, cross-cultural exchanges, architecture, city planning, and urban renewal.

Hall examines various cultural concepts of space and how differences among them affect modern society.