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The Lives of the Surrealists
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The Lives of the Surrealists

Desmond Morris

A biographical survey of the principal Surrealists by one of the last surviving members of the movement, bestselling author and artist Desmond Morris, who knew many of the key participants personally.

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Monkey
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Monkey

Desmond Morris

In this book, Desmond Morris explores our modern, more uneasy relationship with the monkey, which has come to represent the 'primitive', destructive aspects of our own nature.

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Postures: Body Language in Art
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Postures: Body Language in Art

Desmond Morris

This copiously illustrated book, by the ever-provocative Desmond Morris, is a pioneering and lively exploration of the importance of body language in how we understand art.

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The Disciples
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The Disciples

James Mollison, Desmond Morris

Between 2004 and 2007, the author attended pop concerts across Europe and the USA with a mobile photography studio, inviting fans of each music star or band to pose for their portrait outside the gig. With a total over 500...

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Leopard
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Leopard

Desmond Morris

A natural and cultural history of the 'perfect predator' - the leopard - and its depiction in literature, art, film, advertising and popular culture.

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Bison
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Bison

Desmond Morris

A new title by best-selling author, zoologist, and former television presenter Desmond Morris, Bison is a natural and cultural history of the bison, an iconic animal of the Great Plains of America.

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Owl
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Owl

Desmond Morris

In this classic Reaktion title, now available in paperback, bestselling author and broadcaster Desmond Morris explores the natural and cultural history of one of nature's most popular creatures.

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Peoplewatching: The Desmond Morris Guide to Body Language
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Peoplewatching: The Desmond Morris Guide to Body Language

Desmond Morris

This is the culmination of a career of watching people - their behaviour and habits, their personalities and their quirks. Morris shows us how people, consciously and unconsciously, signal their attitudes, desires and innermost...

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The Human Zoo
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The Human Zoo

Desmond Morris

This study concerns the city dweller. Morris finds remarkable similarities with captive zoo animals and looks closely at the aggressive, sexual and parental behaviour of the human species under the stresses and pressures of urban...

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Horsewatching
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Horsewatching

Desmond Morris

How intelligent are horses? In addition to examining details of behavior, Dr Morris considers such questions as why horseshoes bring good luck, why we don't eat horses, why jockeys are allowed to whip their mounts and why we call...

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Babywatching
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Babywatching

Desmond Morris

Desmond Morris combines his skills as a zoologist and manwatcher to take a close look at the most remarkable life-form ever to draw breath on this planet - the human baby. In a revealing portrait of life from the baby's point of...

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Catlore
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Catlore

Desmond Morris

Desmond Morris considers the cat in myth and history, and answers questions he received from cat owners after the publication of the internationally best-selling Catwatching.

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Intimate Behaviour
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Intimate Behaviour

Desmond Morris

One of the best chronicles of human intimacy--from the handshake through the twelve stages that people pass through on their way to the total sexual embrace.

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Bodytalk: A World Guide to Gestures
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Bodytalk: A World Guide to Gestures

Desmond Morris

The first book to bring together the many different everyday gestures that are used all over the world. The result is a fascinating reference book of over 600 different gestures from Europe, the Middle East, North & South America...

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Primate Ethology
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Primate Ethology

Desmond Morris, Darryl Bruce

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...

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The Naked Ape: A Zoologist's Study of the Human Animal
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The Naked Ape: A Zoologist’s Study of the Human Animal

Desmond Morris

Presents man not as a fallen angel, but as a risen ape, remarkable in his resilience, energy and imagination, yet an animal nonetheless, in danger of forgetting his origins. This work provides insights on man's beginnings, sex...

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The Soccer Tribe
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The Soccer Tribe

Desmond Morris

The legendary author of The Naked Ape's fascinating study of the world's most popular sport. Desmond Morris guides the reader through the marked tribal components of soccer, looking at the game from a scientific perspective :...

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The Naked Woman: A Study of the Female Body
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The Naked Woman: A Study of the Female Body

Desmond Morris

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Owl
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Owl

Desmond Morris

The owls are not what they seem. From ancient Babylon to Edward Lear's The Owl and the Pussycat and the grandiloquent, absent-minded Wol from Winnie the Pooh to David Lynch's Twin Peaks, owls have woven themselves into the fabric...

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Ninos: Como Piensan, Aprenden y Crecen de Los 2 a Los 5 Anos
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Ninos: Como Piensan, Aprenden y Crecen de Los 2 a Los 5 Anos

Desmond Morris

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Planet Ape
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Planet Ape

Desmond Morris, Steve Parker

Planet Ape reveals the great apes in unprecedented detail. Using innovative artworks, photographs, and text, this work makes key comparisons between apes and human beings, including anatomy, mental development, and...

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Primate Ethology
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Primate Ethology

Pendleton Herring, Desmond Morris

This is a groundbreaking workwhich brought together studiesof monkeys and apes from boththe laboratory and the field

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The Human Zoo: A Zoologist's Classic Study of the Urban Animal
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The Human Zoo: A Zoologist’s Classic Study of the Urban Animal

Desmond Morris

This study concerns the city dweller. Morris finds remarkable similarities with captive zoo animals and looks closely at the aggressive, sexual and parental behaviour of the human species under the stresses and pressures of urban...

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The Boats of Malta - The Art of the Fishermen
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The Boats of Malta - The Art of the Fishermen

Anthony Aquilina, Desmond Morris

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The British Surrealists
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The British Surrealists

Desmond Morris

The lives, loves, and works of key British Surrealists revealed by one of the last surviving members of this movement, best-selling author and artist Desmond Morris.

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Cat Breeds of the World
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Cat Breeds of the World

Desmond Morris

From one of the world's best known authorities on the subject of cats comes the bible of all 100 pure cat breeds--spanning eight millennia and the entire globe. 96 color photos. Line drawings.

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