People like to keep certain distances between themselves and other people or thigns. And this invisible bubble of space that constitutes each person’s “territory” is one of the key dimensions of modern society. Edward T. Hall, author of The Silent Language, introduced the science of proxemics to demonstrate how man’s use of space can affect personal and business reltions, cross-cultural interactions, architecture, city planning, and urban renewal.
”One of the few extraordinary books about mankind’s future which should be read by every thoughtful person.” —Chicago Tribune
“This is a book of impressive genius, replete with unusually sharp observations.” —Richard J. Neutra, Landscape Architecture
Edward T. Hall was a widely traveled anthropologist whose fieldwork took him all over the world—from the Pueblo cultures of the American Southwest to Europe and the Middle East. As director of the State Department’s Point Four Training Program in… More about Edward T. Hall