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Gesture, race and culture a tentative study of some of the spatio-temporal and "linguistic" aspects of the gestural behavior of eastern Jews and southern Italians in New York City, living under similar as well as different environmental conditions by David Efron

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Published by Mouton in The Hague .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gesture.,
  • Ethnopsychology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementsketches byStuyvesant Van Veen.
SeriesApproaches to semiotics -- 9
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF935.G4
The Physical Object
Pagination226 p. :
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20974632M

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