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The Resource A Cultural history of gesture, with an introduction by Sir Keith Thomas ; edited by Jan Bremmer and Herman Roodenburg

A Cultural history of gesture, with an introduction by Sir Keith Thomas ; edited by Jan Bremmer and Herman Roodenburg

Label
A Cultural history of gesture
Title
A Cultural history of gesture
Statement of responsibility
with an introduction by Sir Keith Thomas ; edited by Jan Bremmer and Herman Roodenburg
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P117
LC item number
.C85 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A Cultural history of gesture, with an introduction by Sir Keith Thomas ; edited by Jan Bremmer and Herman Roodenburg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on presentations made at a colloquium held in Utrecht in the autumn of 1989
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-260) and indexes
Contents
Walking, standing, and sitting in ancient Greek culture / Jan Bremmer -- Gestures and conventions : the gestures of Roman actors and orators / Fritz Graf -- The rationale of gestures in the West : third to thirteenth centuries / Jean-Claude Schmitt -- The language of gesture in early modern Italy / Peter Burke -- The Renaissance elbow / Joaneath Spicer -- The order of gestures : a social history of sensibilities under the Ancien Régime in France / Robert Muchembled -- The 'hand of friendship' : shaking hands and other gestures in the Dutch Republic / Herman Roodenburg -- Gesture, ritual, and social order in sixteenth- to eighteenth-century Poland / Maria Bogucka -- The kiss sacred and profane : reflections on a cross-cultural confrontation / Willem Frijhoff -- Gestured masculinity : body and sociability in rural Andalusia / Henk Driessen -- Gestures in history : a select bibliography / Jan Bremmer and Herman Roodenburg
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 268 p.
Isbn
9780801480232
Isbn Type
(paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
91057953
Note
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy is part of a collection (Collection 892). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Books from the library of Susan Sontag. Item is in box 483.
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy: Illustrated navy blue, black and white glazed wrappers. Paper markers laid in, with Sontag's underlining and marks in margins indicating interest. "Remove hat before reading" by Florence King (n.p., n.d.), photocopy, 2 leaves, laid in. "Sign Language" by G. W. Bowersock (New Republic, Apr. 9 & 16, 2001), photocopy, 4 leaves, laid in.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)24374099
  • ucoclc24374099
Label
A Cultural history of gesture, with an introduction by Sir Keith Thomas ; edited by Jan Bremmer and Herman Roodenburg
Publication
Note
Based on presentations made at a colloquium held in Utrecht in the autumn of 1989
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-260) and indexes
Contents
Walking, standing, and sitting in ancient Greek culture / Jan Bremmer -- Gestures and conventions : the gestures of Roman actors and orators / Fritz Graf -- The rationale of gestures in the West : third to thirteenth centuries / Jean-Claude Schmitt -- The language of gesture in early modern Italy / Peter Burke -- The Renaissance elbow / Joaneath Spicer -- The order of gestures : a social history of sensibilities under the Ancien Régime in France / Robert Muchembled -- The 'hand of friendship' : shaking hands and other gestures in the Dutch Republic / Herman Roodenburg -- Gesture, ritual, and social order in sixteenth- to eighteenth-century Poland / Maria Bogucka -- The kiss sacred and profane : reflections on a cross-cultural confrontation / Willem Frijhoff -- Gestured masculinity : body and sociability in rural Andalusia / Henk Driessen -- Gestures in history : a select bibliography / Jan Bremmer and Herman Roodenburg
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 268 p.
Isbn
9780801480232
Isbn Type
(paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
91057953
Note
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy is part of a collection (Collection 892). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Books from the library of Susan Sontag. Item is in box 483.
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy: Illustrated navy blue, black and white glazed wrappers. Paper markers laid in, with Sontag's underlining and marks in margins indicating interest. "Remove hat before reading" by Florence King (n.p., n.d.), photocopy, 2 leaves, laid in. "Sign Language" by G. W. Bowersock (New Republic, Apr. 9 & 16, 2001), photocopy, 4 leaves, laid in.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)24374099
  • ucoclc24374099

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