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Gestures! The Do's and Taboos of Body Language Around the World

ISBN-10: 0471536725

ISBN-13: 9780471536727

Edition: 1991

Authors: Roger E. Axtell

List price: $15.95
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An interesting and useful examination of various gestures and body language as they are used throughout the world. The author describes some of the most commonly used gestures and their respective meanings in different cultures and gives illustrated descriptions of gestures performed by different parts of the body. These are cross referenced by country, listing gestures and body language covering all major geographic and cultural regions.
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/5/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Roger E. Axtell is the best-selling author of Do's and Taboos Around the World, Gestures: The Do's and Taboos of Body Language Around the World, and Do's and Taboos of Humor Around the World: Stories and Tips from Business and Life. In these, and similar books, Axtell combines humorous anecdotes, hypothetical situations, and important and useful information to entertain and educate businessman, teaching international business etiquette with an entertaining and masterful style. A former vice president of Worldwide Marketing for The Parker Pen Company, Axtell has spent more than 30 years traveling throughout the world. His firsthand knowledge of various cultures do's and taboos also makes him a frequent speaker and seminar leader. He lives in Wisconsin where he has served as a Special Assistant for Business in the governor's office.