By Andre Leroi-Gourhan – Gesture and Speech [Anna Bostock Berger (Translator ), Randall White (Introduction) Andre Leroi-Gourhan] on *FREE*. André Leroi-Gourhan was a French archaeologist, paleontologist, paleoanthropologist, and . Gesture and Speech (Cambridge, Massachusetts & London: MIT Press, ). The Hunters of Prehistory Trans. Claire Jacobson. New York. Alexander said: It ought to be a criminal offence that Gesture and Speech, the defining work AndrA(c) Leroi-Gourhan () was an anthropologist and .
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His bold and coherent revision of both analytic and archaeological methods revolutionized the study of prehistoric culture. Leroi-Gourhan completed his doctorate on the archaeology of the North Pacific under the supervision of Marcel Mauss. No trivia or quizzes yet. What made us so different was not our bigger brain, but our symmetry,our hand and our posture. ane
Gesture and Speech by André Leroi-Gourhan
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We are just another species, the result of evolution and contingency. Micah rated it it was amazing Jan 11, What is remarkable, it is that the hominisation is done with a Leroi-Gourhan exerted a considerable influence not only among prehistorians but also at the ethnologists.
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Politics, evolution and wnd untimely Elizabeth Grosz No preview available – In Milieu et techniquesLeroi-Gourhan develops this into a general yourhan of the relation between the technical as universal tendency and the ethnic as specific, differentiated concretisation.
The milieu of the organism is divisible into the exterior milieu geography, climate, animals and vegetation and the interior milieu the shared past of the group, thus “culture”, etc. What characterises humanity in its distinction from animals is thus the fact that tools and technology are a third kind of memory in addition to the genetic memory contained in DNA and the individual memory of the nervous systemand thus a new form of anticipation, or programming.
With both at play, and to the degree that we remain the protagonists and inheritors of the chronicle presented herein, Gesture and Speech is a work of anthropological magic that simply cannot be overlooked.
His adoption of the structuralist method for the analysis of prehistoric art enabled a radical rethinking and clearer understanding of its nature, with resulting implications for the understanding of the art of our own times, and for a broad range of contemporary issues. In conclision, is gestuge good book but I recommend it only for readers who love this subject.
Deserves a far wider readership.
Beginning with the evolution of our bipedal physiognomy, which freed our hands for the purposes of manual manipulation and our mouths for vocalization, so in turn do our memory and muscles follow suit, becoming respectively externalized in society and technology. I don’t know how it appear in screen.
His adoption of the structuralist method for the analysis of prehistoric art enabled a radical rethinking and clearer understanding of its nature, with resulting implications for the understanding of the art of our own times, and for a broad range of contemporary issues.
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