An Anthropology of Indirect Communication

Watson, Bill and Hendry, Joy, eds. (2001) An Anthropology of Indirect Communication. Taylor & Francis Ltd, London, 288 pp. ISBN 0-415-24744-6. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

From patent miscommunication, through potent ambiguity to pregnant silence this incisive collection examines from a rare anthropological perspective the many aspects of indirect communication. From a mormon theme park to carnival time on Montserrat the contributors analyze indirection by illustrating how food, silence, sunglasses, martial arts and rudeness constitute powerful ways of conveying meaning.

Item Type: Edited book
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation > Social and Cultural Anthropology
Depositing User: C.G.W.G. van-de-Benderskum
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2008 14:14
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2014 09:52
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/9667 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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