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Morris, Desmond

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The naked ape : a zoologist's study of the human animal by Desmond Morris( Book )
108 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,985 libraries worldwide
In this anthropological study which places man, distinguished by the nakedness of his skin, alongside the apes and monkeys, the author "examines man's fundamental motives and behavior ... Human feeding, grooming, sleeping, fighting, mating, and taking care of the young are reviewed."
The human zoo by Desmond Morris( Book )
67 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 2,769 libraries worldwide
Situation of modern urban man is comparable to that of an animal in a zoo; both are in artificial environment and display neurotic symptoms and behavior. Theory applied to status seeking, sexual behavior, forming of in-groups, and search for stimulation
Manwatching : a field guide to human behavior by Desmond Morris( Book )
57 editions published between 1977 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 1,874 libraries worldwide
A catalogue of human actions, postures, gestures, facial expressions, clothing, and adornments includes explanations of their underlying causes and meanings
Gestures, their origins and distribution by Desmond Morris( Book )
35 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and Dutch and held by 1,817 libraries worldwide
Examining the gesture repertoire found in twenty-five countries, this study of conscious body language interprets the actions, postures, movements, and expressions of people engaged in conversation
Cat watching by Desmond Morris( Book )
65 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,587 libraries worldwide
"Why cats purr and everything else you ever wanted to know"--Jacket subtitle
Dogs : the ultimate dictionary of over 1,000 dog breeds by Desmond Morris( Book )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 1,290 libraries worldwide
"Renowned animal behaviorist Desmond Morris has created an impressive guide to the history and variety of man's best friend. The entries are accompanied by over 500 line drawings, which express the character of the dogs represented in a way that photographs often fail to capture. Divided into four major categories -- Sporting Dogs, Livestock Dogs, Service Dogs, and Other Dogs -- each division is arranged by the specific purpose for which they were bred, and again by country of origin. For the reader interested in further research, many entries include extensive references. Morris also provides an annotated bibliography of the most important dog reference books from 1576 to the present, and two additional lists of reference books, arranged by region and by breed group. A must for dog lovers."--"The Best of the Best Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2003
Dogwatching by Desmond Morris( Book )
33 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,240 libraries worldwide
"Why dogs bark and everything else you ever wanted to know"--Jacket subtitle
Horsewatching by Desmond Morris( Book )
22 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,109 libraries worldwide
Celebrates the horse's nobility, strength, beauty, and speed, as well as its long history
Primate ethology by Desmond Morris( Book )
38 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,089 libraries worldwide
"This is a groundbreaking workwhich brought together studiesof monkeys and apes from boththe laboratory and the field. Manybroad aspects of primate life,including facial expressions,sexual signals, grooming, play,social organization and parental care, are covered bythe contributors and provided a whole new approach toprimate behavior."--Provided by publisher
The mammals; a guide to the living species by Desmond Morris( Book )
20 editions published in 1965 in English and German and held by 1,081 libraries worldwide
Bodytalk : the meaning of human gestures by Desmond Morris( Book )
10 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,036 libraries worldwide
This world guide is the first attempt ever made to bring together in a single volume, human gestures from all around the world. More than 600 common gestures are illustrated, described, and explained. We all use gestures. They are the extra language we employ when words fail. We cross our fingers for luck, give the V sign, or offer a cheerful thumbs-up. In our own country we know exactly what these signs mean and we rarely use them inappropriately or mistake their meaning. In foreign countries, however, they may have different meanings, or we may encounter new gestures that we cannot understand
Animalwatching by Desmond Morris( Book )
17 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 994 libraries worldwide
Captioned color photographs and text describe the wide range of animals and their behaviors
Cat world : a feline encyclopedia by Desmond Morris( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 960 libraries worldwide
With nearly a thousand entries, Desmond Morris's Catworld is a fascinating and unique feline encyclopedia. Here you will find information about the eighty breeds of domestic cats (from Abyssinian to York Chocolate), the thirty-six species of wild cats, and every famous individual cat (from Felix to Macavity). Morris presents, too, the origins of various pedigree breeds as well as the myths and legends that surround them. Every aspect of feline behavior, anatomy, and
The naked woman : a study of the female body by Desmond Morris( Book )
22 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 960 libraries worldwide
"In this new study, people-watcher Desmond Morris turns his skill and attention to the female form and takes the reader on a guided tour from head to toe. Highlighting the evolutionary functions of biological features that all women share, Morris explores the enhancements and constraints that human societies have developed in the quest for control and perfection of the female body. Written from a zoologist's perspective and packed full of scientific fact, fascinating accounts, and thought-provoking conclusions, The Naked Woman builds on Desmond Morris's experience as an observer of the human animal."--Jacket
Catlore by Desmond Morris( Book )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 852 libraries worldwide
Answers questions about feline behavior and discusses the myths and history of cats throughout the ages
Bodywatching : a field guide to the human species by Desmond Morris( Book )
21 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and Chinese and held by 780 libraries worldwide
"This book is a visual celebration of the human form, with Desmond Morris leading us on a vastly entertaining and informative anecdotal guided tour of the body as he explores every visible body unit. He describes how each part works and how it signals emotions and attitudes or beliefs in the different cultures of the world."--[book jacket]
Babywatching by Desmond Morris( Book )
22 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 773 libraries worldwide
The author provides direct, concise answers to such questions as Why does a baby have a soft spot on its head?; How well can babies see?; Are babies intelligent?; Why was the stork said to bring babies?; and Why does the proud father hand out cigars when his baby is born?
Planet ape by Desmond Morris( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 766 libraries worldwide
Detail of the great apes, including: where they live, how they live and the challenges they face. Illustrations compare apes with human beings, including their anatomy, social life, physical and mental development, diet and communication
The book of ages by Desmond Morris( Book )
13 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 764 libraries worldwide
"The ever-changing life cycles of man revealed by the famous (and infamous) throughout history"--Jacket subtitle
Animal days by Desmond Morris( Book )
16 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 47 libraries worldwide
The author achieved wide recognition for his weekly television programmes at the London Zoo and for promoting chimpanzee art. Here he tells us about his background in this humorous autobiography that begins with his student days, and his choice of a career in biology rather than art
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Alternative Names
Desmond John Morris
Desmond Morris
Desmond Morris brit zoológus
Desmond Morris britischer Zoologe, Verhaltensforscher, Publizist und Künstler
Desmond Morris Brits schrijver
Desmond Morris primatólogo y etólogo británico
Desmond Morris zoologo e etologo inglese
Dezmond Moris
Moris, Dezmond
Moriss, Desmonds 1928-
Morris, D.
Morris D. 1928-
Morris, D. R.
Morris, Desmon 1928-
Morris, Desmond
Morris, Desmond 1928-
Morris, Desmond J 1928-
Morris, Desmond John
Morris, Desmond John 1928-
Morris, John Desmond 1928-
nnna Morris, Desmond, 1928-
Дезмонд Морис
Десмонд Морріс
Моррис Д. Д. 1928-
Моррис, Десмонд
Моррис, Десмонд 1928-
דזמונד מוריס
דזמונד מוריס סופר בריטי
מאריס, דסמונד 1928-
מוריס, דסמונד 1928-
دزموند موریس
دزموند موریس جانورشناس، رفتار‌شناس و نقاش سورئالیست انگلیسی
ديزموند موريس، 1928-
막리사, 덕사몽덕 1928-
모리스, 데스먼드 1928-
모리스, 데스몬드 1928-
모리스, 데즈먼드 1928-
モリス, D.
モリス, デズモンド
English (596)
Spanish (47)
Chinese (16)
German (15)
French (10)
Danish (2)
Hebrew (2)
Korean (2)
Dutch (1)
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